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Reporter covering the South Bay cities of Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach and El Segundo for the Daily Breeze, one of 11 daily newspapers in the Southern California News Group.

My writing has also appeared in the Village Voice, the Orange County Register, the Long Beach Press-Telegram, the Los Angeles Daily News, the Palos Verdes Peninsula News, the Beach Reporter, San Pedro Today and EDGE on the Net.

I've covered everything  from breaking news, crime and city government in the South Bay, to marriage equality, HIV stigma and the rise of ballet star Misty Copeland.

In 2013, I co-founded a hyperlocal podcast exploring the unique culture of my beloved hometown of San Pedro.

Reach me at meg@megbarnes.com.