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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
Driver in collision that killed parents of twins arraigned, held without bond
The two Redwood City drivers facing second-degree murder charges for their involvement in a major vehicle collision that resulted in the death of a San Carlos couple appeared before a judge on Tuesday.
[Friday, November 25, 2022]

Two drivers arrested on murder charges in Redwood City crash that killed parents of twin girls
Two drivers, including a 17-year-old, have been arrested and face second-degree murder charges for their involvement in a major vehicle crash in Redwood City that resulted in the death of a San Carlos couple, police said Monday.
[Monday, November 21, 2022]

17-year-old driver could face murder charges for deadly car crash
The 17-year-old involved in the car crash that resulted in the death of two local parents is still in the hospital and may face manslaughter or murder charges upon his release.
[Thursday, November 17, 2022]

Voters elect a 19-year-old Stanford student to the local high school board
A 19-year-old Stanford sophomore, Sathvik Nori, is set to become the youngest member of the Sequoia Union High School District Board of Trustees.
[Monday, November 14, 2022]

Teen driver involved in fatal Redwood City car crash may face vehicular manslaughter charges
The 17-year-old driver of a car that collided with another, resulting in the death of two and the injury of four others Friday night, may face charges for vehicular manslaughter, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney.
[Thursday, November 10, 2022]

'High school sweethearts' killed in Redwood City car collision, leaving behind twin daughters
The local community is mourning the loss of the parents of twin girls who were killed Friday during a car collision. Gregory Ammen and Grace Spiridon were "high school sweethearts," said one family member.
[Tuesday, November 8, 2022]

District attorney drops all felony charges against Indiana Batmobile-maker accused of theft
Two months after San Mateo County deputy sheriffs raided the workplace of an Indiana Batmobile-maker, drawing sharp criticism of Sheriff Carlos Bolanos, the district attorney's office has dropped all charges against the businessman.
[Monday, September 26, 2022]

The push for free community college gets a major showing, as hundreds call on Newsom to sign Becker's SB 893
Students and administrators showed up at Cañada College in Woodside on Thursday, Sept. 22, to demonstrate for free community college.
[Friday, September 23, 2022]

State Attorney General declines to investigate county sheriff’s and DA’s involvement in Batmobile case
The California Attorney General’s office on Wednesday declined to launch an independent probe into the so-called Batmobile case, according to a letter sent to San Mateo County Executive Michael Callagy.
[Thursday, September 15, 2022]

‘A waste of taxpayers' money’: Sheriff's lawyer questions nature of county probe into Batmobile case
As the investigation continues into the “Batmobile” case, the attorney for outgoing Sheriff Carlos Bolanos is alleging that the Board of Supervisors has interfered with the legal authority of its attorney’s and sheriff’s offices.
[Wednesday, September 14, 2022]