Mariel Garza joined The Sacramento Bee in 2014. She graduated from San Francisco State University. Garza spent more than 12 years writing about Southern California politics for the L.A. Daily News and in 2003 joined the editorial pages. In 2008 she became editorial page editor and later oversaw the opinion sections of the Los Angeles News Group daily newspapers. Reach her at email@example.com or 916-321-1185. Twitter: @marielgarzaBee.