Gabriela Garcia,

Gabriela Garcia

Houston, TX, United States

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Past articles by Gabriela:

Construction around central Ohio: 5 areas to look out for this summer and fall

In the late summer and early fall of 2022, drivers will see even more orange barrels across Franklin and Delaware counties. → Read More

Construction around central Ohio: 5 areas to look out for this spring

Spring is here, and so is construction season in central Ohio. Here are the five main areas to look out for during your commute. → Read More

Central Ohio doctors seeing uptick in Hand Foot and Mouth virus cases

With COVID-19 overloading hospitals, doctors say parents should think twice before immediately bringing their kids to see a doctor in person. → Read More

Hispanic Heritage Month | Columbus teen embraces her roots on world stage

13-year-old Isabel Escobar says her Chilean heritage is what makes her uniquely connected to her home in the United States. → Read More

Restaurants concerned with enforcement of Columbus’ indoor mask order

Hospitality lawyers are considering legal action against the Columbus in response to Mayor Ginther's executive mask order. → Read More

Students in Ohio public schools eligible for free lunch for 2021-22 academic year

There is no sign up or registration required, and the Ohio Department of Education said the more kids take advantage of the program, the better. → Read More

OhioHealth addresses 'capacity concerns' in internal memo sent to staff

In the email sent Tuesday, the hospital system listed seven of its hospitals are at 90% capacity or above. OhioHealth said this is not a cause for concern. → Read More

Central Ohio students, instructors reflect on return to extracurriculars

From dancing to playing music, central Ohio kiddos are just happy to get back to practicing their passions seeing their friends. → Read More

Thousands bike across central Ohio for Pelotonia 2021

About 6,000 riders are raising money for cancer research in a more socially-distanced three-day event. → Read More

Central Ohio restaurants still hurting after not getting government funds for recovery

After finding out they didn't qualify for government funds to help them back on their feet, restauranteurs say they need new money for their new “normal.” → Read More

Central Ohio doctors see rise in respiratory virus that can look similar to COVID-19

In infants, RSV can get much more severe than COVID-19. → Read More

$250 million of state budget allocated to increase broadband access in Ohio

About one million Ohioans do not have access to high-speed internet. The state is working to create the infrastructure for broadband and keep prices low. → Read More

Community holds vigil for 16-year-old killed in Bicentennial Park shooting

Local News Community holds vigil for 16-year-old killed in Bicentennial Park shooting “Just respect human life. Put the guns down.” COLUMBUS, Ohio — An entire community came out to show their support on Thursday evening for Olivia Kurtz, the 16-year-old girl shot and killed over the weekend at Bicentennial Park. Many showed up. Some brought red balloons. Red was Kurtz's favorite color. Her… → Read More

Between violence and virus, where can we feel safe?

With COVID-19 health concerns and recent violence in Central Ohio and throughout the country, where and how can we feel safe in public? → Read More

Ohio Crime Survivors urging lawmakers to prioritize needs of Black, brown, underserved communities

The 10-point plan addresses victims’ rights, ending discrimination and getting rid of red tape when crime victims reach out for help. → Read More

'No time for rejoicing’: Columbus community leaders react to Ma’Khia Bryant’s death

Many people are heartbroken after a Columbus police officer fatally shot 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant. → Read More

Columbus asking residents to opt in or out of using clean energy

The city says their Clean Energy Columbus program will be the largest of its kind in the state of Ohio and the third largest in the country. → Read More

OhioHealth encouraging people to wait until fully vaccinated before having surgery

Health officials are suggesting you wait to schedule certain procedures until you've received the vaccine. → Read More

Catholic Diocese of Columbus share plans to celebrate Easter with pandemic in mind

“We’re trying to be as accessible as we possibly can to people.” → Read More

Columbus trainer recommends gradual crate, home training for pet owners heading back to the office

Dog adoptions and sales boomed in 2020, but as their owners return to work, furry friends might not be used to the distance. → Read More