Alexa Vaughn

Alexa Vaughn is from Palmdale, California. She has been a reporter for the Riverside Press-Enterprise and the Antelope Valley Press, and was also an assistant editor for Entrepreneur.com. She also reported for UCLA’s campus newspaper while studying American Literature and Culture. While at the Journalism School, Alexa wants to focus on developing her multimedia skills, and is most excited about political and local reporting. When she’s not working for Richmond Confidential, Alexa enjoys reading BUST magazine, watching football and basketball, and inventively planning her next low-budget adventure.

Stories by Alexa

Rabbit rescuers hop to it

The National House Rabbit Society, headquartered in Richmond, saves rabbits from shelters where kill rates can be as high as 90 percent. Rescue workers are...

Mexican Art Form on a Roll

First revived as a wild, technicolor reanimation of Mexico City's public transit culture for a San Francisco art show, the flagship bus for Hafter's Richmond-based...

No urgency before emergency

Without the eyes of news media fixed on them, district board members have displayed no urgency to protect Richmond's largest school with fences and cameras.

Police release 911 call reporting rape

The Richmond Police Department on Thursday released the 911 call that helped end a reported two-hour rape of a Richmond High student outside of her...

Religious leaders launch volunteer campaign

Religious leaders called on at least 100 people to become eligible to volunteer at Richmond High School and other district campuses at a news conference...

The religious reflect on Richmond rape

Eight days after the rape of a 15-year-old girl, the city's religious leaders denounced the crime and offered prayers for those involved. Congregations discussed healing,...

Residents say neighborhood is safe despite rape

Residents who live near last weekend's brutal rape scene at Richmond High School say the assault is not representative of their neighborhood.

Safety measures under scrutiny

Richmond High School students are hearing a lot more warnings this week about safety measures after the rape of a 15-year-old student, who was attacked...

Oilers win first homecoming game in nine years

With 5.2 seconds left in a home game against De Anza High School Friday, the Richmond Oilers scored a winning touchdown, but the team achieved...

Richmond Homicide Map: A look inside the numbers

The homicide data reveals some stark facts: Gun violence accounts for almost all deaths, less than a third of the crimes have been solved, over...