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Leah Worthington

Leah Worthington

Leah is the lead reporter for the Redwood City Pulse. A Bay Area native, she has written about everything from biotechnology to true crime. When she's not writing, you can find her running or baking. Habla español!

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Recent Work by Leah

‘Everybody hits, everybody scores’: The Miracle League makes baseball accessible to children and adults of all abilities

‘Everybody hits, everybody scores’: The Miracle League makes baseball accessible to children and adults of all abilities

The Miracle League of SF Peninsula, which plays weekly games at Hawes Park in Redwood City, is in its fourth season and has grown from 15 kids to around 40
After months without a contract, Summit Public School teachers reach deal with management

After months without a contract, Summit Public School teachers reach deal with management

A contract three years in the making was finalized during an eleventh hour meeting between Summit management and teachers Tuesday night.
After two years behind bars, Monet Pierson is the first woman to graduate while in county custody

After two years behind bars, Monet Pierson is the first woman to graduate while in county custody

With release on the horizon, she hopes to continue her education and start a career helping others overcome similar obstacles
No plans to remove or uncover Sequoia High’s 75-year-old mural depicting colonial California

No plans to remove or uncover Sequoia High’s 75-year-old mural depicting colonial California

Critics have called the painting, currently hidden by a school banner, 'historically inaccurate and culturally degrading'
AD-21 candidates talk housing, climate change and childcare at State Assembly forum

AD-21 candidates talk housing, climate change and childcare at State Assembly forum

The candidates are vying to represent San Mateo County in the State Assembly’s 21st district
'Shocking and appalling': Bay Area leaders gearing up to protect access to legal abortions in California

'Shocking and appalling': Bay Area leaders gearing up to protect access to legal abortions in California

The report of a possible Roe v. Wade reversal sent shockwaves throughout the state
Power restored to nearly 200 affected customers following electrical fire near North Fair Oaks school

Power restored to nearly 200 affected customers following electrical fire near North Fair Oaks school

Students were asked to shelter in place until the fire was contained
Two-story ‘historic’ Victorian-style house set for renovation catches fire

Two-story ‘historic’ Victorian-style house set for renovation catches fire

No injuries were reported, and the fire was quickly contained
Sheriff's race heats up as candidates discuss ICE handovers, understaffing and low morale in first forum

Sheriff's race heats up as candidates discuss ICE handovers, understaffing and low morale in first forum

The candidates took not-so-subtle jabs at each other during Wednesday’s debate
History museum to get $13.5M upgrade with three-story Taube classic car exhibit

History museum to get $13.5M upgrade with three-story Taube classic car exhibit

The project will showcase history through classic automobiles and carriages