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Curbed LA, July 2019

In 1994, the French Normandy-style house at 10050 Cielo Drive, a dead-end street about halfway up Benedict Canyon in Beverly Hills, was demolished. But the memory of what happened there in the early morning hours of August 9, 1969, endures.

Los Angeles Magazine, June 2018

Images of dead women flash across the screen in front of me, their brutalized bodies tossed like rag dolls into dumpsters and alleyways. At the front of the darkened classroom, Los Angeles County deputy D.A. Marguerite Rizzo scrolls through each photo in turn, highlighting relevant details with a red laser pointer.

Los Angeles Magazine, July 2018

For the small business owners of Burbank’s beloved Magnolia Park neighborhood, the battle to save their funky little Mayberry from extinction is ongoing. But for Donna Ricci, the fight has already been lost.

Curbed LA, May 2019

In the darkly alluring music video for Billie Eilish’s latest single “Bad Guy,” the 17-year-old pop phenom turns a quiet residential neighborhood into a virtual playground for youthful indiscretion. The nucleus of her mischievous world: An eye-catching, minimalist suburban house just left-of-center enough to host the singer’s brand of outré electropop.

Curbed LA, January 2019

Contrary to popular belief, the Black Dahlia’s Los Angeles was far from glamorous. The landscape Elizabeth Short navigated in the postwar city was desperate, crude, and precarious. There is also little to no evidence that the Massachusetts native vied for Hollywood stardom, as has been popularized in multiple accounts.