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Magali Gauthier

Chief Visual Journalist, Embarcadero Media/Peninsula Division

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About Magali
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.
Stories by Magali
Above and beyond: See the 2023 Peninsula Photo Contest winning images
The winning images of the 2023 Peninsula Photo Contest celebrate the diversity of the “decisive moment” (to quote the celebrated Henri Cartier-Bresson).
[Friday, June 23, 2023]

A look at 2022 from behind the lens
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]

Still have questions about California's composting law? Here's what you need to know.
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]

A year of hope and resilience, in photos
Our chief visual journalist shares images that illustrate how our community has come back together over the last 12 months to celebrate, learn, protest, mourn and innovate.
[Friday, December 31, 2021]

Life under the coronavirus
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]

'I want lasting change.' Following hate crimes, community members stand up for Asian Americans
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]

A surreal year: Photos capture historic events that shaped 2020
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]

The countdown to graduation
From learning from at home on Zoom to skateboarding solo down suburban streets, three high school seniors share a glimpse of what their last month of school looked like.
[Thursday, June 4, 2020]

Photo essay: Life under the coronavirus
Through images, we show how Midpeninsula residents and workers are coping with the COVID-19 threat that has disrupted our lives.
[Thursday, April 16, 2020]

It's winter, and that means the birds are in town
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]