David A. Garcia created SCL in March of 2012. Garcia is a Stockton native with a background in urban policy and planning, holding a Bachelor’s Degree from UCLA as well as a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the Johns Hopkins Institute for Policy Studies. He currently works as the Chief Operating Officer with Ten Space in Stockton after three years as a researcher/analyst for a Congressional research agency in Washington, DC. The views expressed on this site are entirely of the authors.
Kristine Williams is a 2012 graduate of San Francisco State University where she majored in Geography and minored in Political Science. In 2013, she was accepted to UC Berkeley’s intensive summer urban planning course, InCity, where she worked with a team to assess transit-oriented-development potential at two East Bay BART stations. She has experience in newspaper reporting, specifically covering local government, and is the current Executive Director of the San Joaquin Bike Coalition. Kristine lives in Stockton. You can reach her by email at email@example.com.
Cynthia (Cindi) Marsh is a California native with a legal background, having graduated from Rollins College in Winter Park, FL with a Bachelor’s in Environmental & Growth Management Studies. During the past decade, she worked as an Urban Planner in both public and private industries, owned two businesses, and is currently employed by the Housing Division of a local government. Cindi lives in Stockton with her husband and two young children.
Jon Mendelson is an award-winning reporter and columnist, and former editor of the Tracy Press newspaper in Tracy, Calif. He currently works for a nonprofit devoted to assisting homeless individuals in San Joaquin County.
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