About

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Who we are

The California Sun is written by Mike McPhate. He did the popular California Today newsletter for the New York Times.

Before that, he held reporting and editing jobs at the Times, the Washington Post, and other publications. He’s also been a forklift driver, a bagel server, a movie usher, a recycling coordinator, and a dog groomer. He likes ramen, guitars, and Brian Regan.

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Email: mike@californiasun.co
Twitter: @mmcphate
Phone: 805-316-0407