This story was published in partnership with California Health Report. After the Tubbs Fire in 2017, Anabel Garcia felt on edge every time an ambulance siren blared outside her home in Santa Rosa, California. Sirens reminded her of evacuating during the state’s second-deadliest wildfire, which killed 22 and destroyed 5,000 homes. Flames reached as close […]
Author Archives: Megan Cattel
Megan Cattel grew up in Florida and graduated from Fordham University in 2015. She spent four years teaching English in Shanghai, China, while freelancing for local arts and culture outlets. She earned a master’s degree from Columbia Journalism School in 2020; while there, she covered immigration for Uptown Radio.