Magali Gauthier captures photos and videos for the Palo Alto Weekly, the Mountain View Voice and The Almanac newspapers. She runs the Voice's and the Almanac's Instagram accounts. She joined Embarcadero Media in August 2018. During the pandemic, she captured how the Peninsula community adapted to the crisis.
Magali is a Bay Area native who speaks English, French and Spanish. She received a master?s degree in journalism from the University of Southern California, where she focused on visual journalism through video, photo, interactive webpages and social media.
It's only been 12 months, but the end of 2022 is very different from its start. We've compiled 14 moments captured behind the camera lens that tell distinct stories from this year.
[Thursday, December 29, 2022]
Many Bay Area cities and counties already had composting ordinances before SB 1383 became law in January. So are people supposed to do anything differently? Watch our video for answers to common questions.
[Monday, July 25, 2022]
Take a visual tour of the resilience, determination and character of Midpeninsula residents coping with the COVID-19 threat that has disrupted our lives, as seen through the lens of our visual journalist.
[Wednesday, August 4, 2021]
Around 250 people marched and rallied downtown Sunday to raise awareness about attacks on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and to increase voter registration within this group.
[Monday, May 3, 2021]
The past 12 months have been unlike any other. Take a look back at 2020 through scenes captured by Palo Alto Weekly visual journalists of civil protests, unprecedented fires and a pandemic that transformed everyday life.
[Friday, December 25, 2020]
We're in the middle of winter, which means it's the best time of year to see a variety of migrating birds. And if you head to Bedwell Bayfront Park, you're bound to see bird watchers equipped with scopes and binoculars.
[Monday, February 3, 2020]
More than 1,000 people recently flocked to the Palo Alto Baylands to see king tides, during which rare birds were spotted in the marsh, unafraid of the visitors with zoom lenses and binoculars.
[Friday, January 17, 2020]