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A STRONG SIGNAL ON GLOBAL WARMING
New York Times – January 26, 2009

BLOODLINE
Are cellular memories of past lives imprinted on our genetic scaffolding?
Pasadena Weekly – February 4, 2016.

CALIFORNIA’S SOLAR SCORECARD

New York Times – April 22, 2010

CAP AND TRADE AND THE SMOG RIPOFF
Newgeography.com – September 16, 2009

DOES THE CLIMATE BILL HAVE A CHANCE?
New York Times – May 9, 2010

GONE, BABY, GONE
The maddening, populist, civil libertarian, deal-making, district-loving and just plain weird career of City Councilman Nate Holden ends on July 1, leaving behind a new political scene that can’t tolerate his brand of bullish boosterism.
Los Angeles City Beat – June 26, 2003

GOVERNOR JERRY BROWN CAN DO MORE TO GREEN UP CALIFORNIA
Bloomberg View – May 29, 2012

HIS WAY (Part II of ‘Man Who Would be King’ series)
Pasadena’s Danny Bakewell, ‘The Godfather of South Central,’ always wanted to be rich, no matter what.
Pasadena Weekly – November 27, 2003

JUSTICE: SWIFT AND RIGHTEOUS
Remembering a relative’s murder and the gas chamber execution of his unrepentant killer.
Pasadena Weekly – January 2004

MTA WATCHDOG MAKES INROADS ON MONEY TRAIN
Daily News of Los Angeles – January 29, 1996

MY BROTHER’S MYSTERY PHOTOS OF RFK BEFORE HIS MURDER
chipjacobs.com 

NEW DAD: EVERYONE’S A CRITIC
San Gabriel Valley Tribune – June 1994

ODD MAN IN
Outsider Turned Coalition Builder Turned Political Pariah, Daniel Arguello Finds Himself at the Center of Alhambra’s Most Explosive Scandal
Pasadena Weekly – December 8, 2005

RETURN OF THE NATIVE
Richard Alatorre’s rise from barrio golden boy to bad example and halfway back again.
Los Angeles City Beat – April 7, 2005

SHE SPEAKS LOUDLY AND CARRIES A BIG STICK – GLENDALE MAYOR VIRGINIA BREMBERG
Los Angeles Business Journal – December 23, 1991

THE MAN WHO WOULD BE KING. (Part I of II)
He’s been called everything from civil rights crusader to shameless ‘poverty pimp.’ Chip Jacobs goes in search of the real Danny Bakewell.
Pasadena Weekly – November 20, 2003

THE SURVIVOR
The strange and terrible saga of how Jerry Schneiderman escaped from a cold-blooded killer and became a royal pain in the ass.
Los Angeles CityBeat – April 15, 2004

WHO’S BEEN USING MY BIN?
Park a large, lidless container in front of your house for construction debris or a seasonal de-cluttering and within days you may feel like your block’s unofficial trash man, if not its junk collector.
Los Angeles Times – July 23, 2006

WHAT DOES (FIDEL VARGAS) WANT?
At 26, the nation’s youngest big-city mayor has assembled the beginnings of a formidable power base, hut he has left political observers and constituents alike wondering about his next move.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune – August 28, 1994

WHAT IF THE REPUBLICANS CLOSED THE E.P.A.? 
The New York Times – August 25, 2011