Sara Catania "is a Los Angeles regional editor for Patch.com.
"In addition to helming Patch sites in and around Los Angeles, Sara is a contributing editor for the Los Angeles Times op-ed page and an adjunct journalism professor at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism.
"An avowed non-athlete, Sara ran the LA Marathon in 2009 and lived to blog about it.
"She is at work on White Girl in Bronzeville: Excavations from a Displaced Life, a reported memoir/urban history about growing up in the midst of urban renewal on the South Side of Chicago, and for which she received a research grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. Needless to say, that project is temporarily on hold.
"Sara is the recipient of a John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship at Stanford and a Katrina Media Fellowship with the Open Society Institute. She has been a reporter at the Los Angeles Times, the LA Daily News and the LA Weekly. Her work has appeared in (and on) numerous publications and websites including Mother Jones, the Huffington Post, California, Legal Affairs, salon, Asian Week, New America Media, LA Observed and the Los Angeles Times Magazine." 
Her web site is http://www.saracatania.com
Resources and articles
- Home, Sara Catania, accessed March 31, 2010.