Hi, I’m Mike McPhate, a former California correspondent for the New York Times. I survey more than 80 news and social media sites daily, then send you a tightly crafted email with only the most informative and delightful bits.
The Sun helps you discover amazing journalism in California. But the news can be a bit grim. That’s why we write a couple stories every week that we think inspire awe — on historical wonders, innovative people, or beautiful photography.Check out past stories.