Rosanna Xia

Rosanna Xia covers the environment, with a focus on California's coastline. She previously reported on natural disasters and wrote articles that connected science, infrastructure and policy. With a team of reporters, she published a series in 2013 that prompted lawmakers and the public to confront thousands of buildings at risk of collapse in a major earthquake. She has also covered higher education for The Times and reported for the Business section. An East Coast transplant, she graduated from Tufts University.
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Sean Parker built Napster and helped lead Facebook. Now he’ll guide you to the beach

When Sean Parker crossed California's beach access police over his wedding in Big Sur, the tech billionaire agreed to create a coastal access app for the people. The app launches Thursday after an unusual collaboration between two very different, but very California, worlds.

Su boda en Big Sur infringía normas costeras; en lugar de pagar una multa, el multimillonario de la tecnología Sean Parker creó una app

La aplicación marca una convergencia entre dos culturas distintas de California: los estrictos reguladores ambientales y los innovadores de la tecnología.