Patti Miller, better known as Patris Miller, stands by one of her paintings in her studio in Oak Park.
Patti Miller, better known as Patris Miller, stands by one of her paintings in her studio in Oak Park. Erika D. Smith esmith@sacbee.com
Patti Miller, better known as Patris Miller, stands by one of her paintings in her studio in Oak Park. Erika D. Smith esmith@sacbee.com
Erika D. Smith

Erika D. Smith

Associate editor and editorial writer

The double-edged sword of gentrification

September 05, 2016 2:11 PM

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Erika D. Smith joined The Sacramento Bee in May 2015 after spending most of her career in the nebulous Midwest. She previously worked for The Indianapolis Star in Indiana, where, as metro columnist, she covered issues related to neighborhoods, community development, public safety and diversity. She also worked for five years at the Akron Beacon Journal in Ohio. She is a native of Cleveland.

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