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Leah Worthington

Staff Writer, Redwood City Pulse

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About Leah
Leah Worthington joined the Redwood City Pulse in 2021. She reports and writes on everything from education and climate to housing and city government. She loves deeply reported stories and has written several features on issues like redistricting and new housing developments. She's particularly interested in how the housing crisis is playing out in Redwood City and wrote about how recent evictions are affecting local homeless residents.

Leah, a Menlo Park native, previously worked as the online editor for California magazine in Berkeley. After graduating with a degree in biology, she spent a year studying baboons in Kenya. She loves radio and co-hosts a podcast on cutting-edge ideas in science and technology. Se habla español!
Stories by Leah
Study: Thousands of students have experienced housing instability in San Mateo County
More than half of San Mateo County students who are experiencing housing instability attend schools in the Ravenswood City School District, which has campuses in Menlo Park and East Palo Alto.
[Wednesday, April 27, 2022]

A homegrown museum brings Black history to life
Carolyn Hoskins has created a space where visitors can learn something new about the history and culture of Black America. The Domini Hoskins Black History Museum & Learning Center has a temporary home in Redwood City through Feb. 27.
[Thursday, February 17, 2022]

San Mateo County Sheriff's Office ends ICE transfers, effective immediately
Sheriff Carlos Bolanos said Tuesday that his department will end release transfer requests from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, a decision that comes amid public backlash.
[Tuesday, November 9, 2021]

Redwood City man faces charges for 'sexting,' sending pornographic photos to teen
A Redwood City resident and Stanford pediatrician was set to appear in court on Tuesday on charges in connection with sending pornographic photos to a 16-year-old girl, according to prosecutors.
[Tuesday, November 2, 2021]

A biblical plague or a winged love story? The truth about California's annual termite swarms
Fall rains bring annual termite swarms in Redwood City.
[Thursday, October 21, 2021]

The Zoppé Family Circus carries on a centuries-old tradition
Having survived multiple wars and two pandemics, the Zoppé Circus is celebrating its 12th anniversary in Redwood City, with "La Vita Nuova," a show created especially for the community. The circus will be in town through Nov. 21.
[Wednesday, October 13, 2021]