Gathering held to mark third anniversary of Kelly Thomas’ death

FULLERTON – Ron Thomas, father of mentally-ill transient Kelly Thomas, said at a memorial gathering Saturday, July 5, that he has seen some positive strides made in the past three years since his son died following a confrontation by three then-Fullerton police officers in July 2011. The fallout of that confrontation led to the resignation and recall of several…

Homeless advocates in Fullerton stage campout

Advocates for Fullerton’s homeless staged a Camp In on Sept. 17 in opposition to the city’s no camping ordinance, which does not allow people to sleep or live in public parts of the city like sidewalks and parks. See the story at

Downtown Fullerton

A memorial for Kelly Thomas stands, in June 2013, near the spot where Thomas was alleged to have been beaten by police officers almost two years ago. My friend Josh and I had dinner in downtown Fullerton while I continued practicing with my 50mm Nikon lens.

Downtown Fullerton street photography

After touring downtown Los Angeles a few weeks ago, I was curious to try out street photography. Street photography is a National Geographic-type candid photography of people  in public places like concerts and downtown areas. I went to downtown Fullerton in Southern California on a hot late-afternoon (around Chapman and Harbor). It has a pretty vibrant night life…