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Colleen Shalby

Colleen Shalby is an engagement editor for the Los Angeles Times. She previously worked at PBS NewsHour in Washington, D.C. She’s a graduate of George Washington University and a native of Southern California.
He alerted people to the Thousand Oaks shooting, then warned of the California fires that came next

For the last 10 years, the sound of police scanners has served as Thomas Gorden's preferred soundtrack. Gorden, who runs the @VCScanner Twitter account, alerted many to the twin tragedies that struck Ventura and Los Angeles counties this month.

He alerted people to the Thousand Oaks shooting, then warned of the California fires that came next

Thomas Gorden shared information about the Borderline shooting and the Hill and Woolsey fires he learned from police scanners.

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