Marina Starleaf Riker, Honolulu Civil Beat

Marina Starleaf Riker

Honolulu Civil Beat

San Antonio, TX, United States

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Past:
  • Honolulu Civil Beat
  • S.A. Express-News
  • Houston Chronicle
  • CHJ
  • mySA
  • The Bulletin
  • VICE

Past articles by Marina:

Want To Vote In Person? Not Sure How To Register? Your Maui Voting Questions Answered

County residents can already vote by mail -- or in person -- in the Nov. 8 general election. → Read More

A ‘School Within A School’ Is Building Community And Food Security In Hana

A local nonprofit is helping train the next generation of agricultural leaders. → Read More

The No. 1 Reason Maui Residents Call 211? They Need Help Buying Food

Community groups are coming together to change that. → Read More

Look Up Who’s Bankrolling The Campaigns In The Race For Maui Mayor

This new tool can help you see who's giving money to candidates -- and how much. → Read More

It's Hard To Make Ends Meet On Maui. Even If You Live In Your Car

With rent on Maui increasingly unaffordable, one couple moved into their vehicles. → Read More

Are you a high school student interested in journalism? Come learn with us

Here’s how students can get a close-up view of what it’s like to work as a... → Read More

As new variant spreads, city urges residents to get shots before the holidays

“This is a pandemic among the unvaccinated,” Metro Health Director Claude Jacob said during a news briefing Tuesday, where he and other health and government leaders continued to ask residents to get vaccinated — or their booster shots — before celebrating the holidays. For some San Antonio residents, it feels a little bit like déjà vu: This time last year, the delta variant was just beginning… → Read More

‘Feel empowered’: Meet the San Antonio’s midwife making birth safer for Black mothers

Systemic racism has made childbirth most dangerous for Black women. This San Antonio... → Read More

Keeping the spirits alive with Día de los Muertos ofrendas

A growing number of San Antonio families are embracing a practice with ancient roots to... → Read More

Here's how you can help Afghan refugees

The Interfaith San Antonio Alliance needs help with housing and supply donations. → Read More

SAHA extends its eviction moratorium through 2022

The typical family renting from SAHA makes $10,000 per year. → Read More

New Braunfels police ask for help finding driver involved in deadly hit-and-run

Anyone with information can call 9-1-1 or the New Braunfels Police Department at... → Read More

Not 'just a housekeeper': The $10-an-hour workers cleaning hospitals during COVID-19

Armed with gloves, mops and bleach, housekeepers have fought alongside nurses and doctors... → Read More

Help us report on access to abortion care

You can inform our reporting by filling out this form. → Read More

Broken bones, cuts and COVID: What it's like to work the night shift of a children's ER right now

An reporter and photographer followed a doctor on her rounds one night at a Texas... → Read More

A pediatrician answers your questions about kids, COVID-19 and the delta variant

Medical experts are now seeing more San Antonio children become sick with COVID-19. → Read More

One Bexar County inmate charged with killing another after fight in holding cell

Mark Anthony Wong, 53, is accused of killing Curtis Raymond Smith, 66, in a holding cell... → Read More

Report: Sutherland Springs church to raze memorial to victims of 2017 mass shooting

A gunman killed congregants and injured 20 others at the First Baptist Church of... → Read More

Texas is in another COVID-19 surge. But the state isn't sending nurses to help

A spokesman for the Texas Division of Emergency Management said “only when the... → Read More

Housing advocates don't want this former councilwoman to lead key housing group

“We know Shirley Gonzales is not the affordable housing champion we need,” a housing... → Read More