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Joanna Mendoza

Joanna Mendoza

Latest Articles by Joanna Mendoza

Visiting the Court in the Covid Era: A Firsthand Account From the Battlefield

Courthouse News' Orange County, California, reporter tells of some of the hoops she has to jump through to make her daily visit to the courthouse in the age of Covid.

California Courts Like Day and Night in Handling Pandemic

The vast network of courts in California have reacted to the pandemic in starkly different ways. Nowhere is the fault line wider and more visible than in Southern California.

Child Battered by Knott's Berry Farm Log Ride, Family Says

The Knott’s Berry Farm amusement park in Southern California faces a lawsuit over its Timber Mountain water ride, after a 5-year-old was slammed into the back of the seat in front of him as the log he was riding in suddenly decelerated – an incident that came after the park had been cited for problems on the same ride by California’s safety agency.