Lisa Aliferis

Lisa Aliferis is the founding editor of KQED's State of Health blog. Since 2011, she's been writing and editing stories for the site. Before taking up blogging, she toiled for many years (more than we can count) producing health stories for television, including Dateline NBC and San Francisco's CBS affiliate, KPIX-TV. She also wrote up a handy guide to the Affordable Care Act, especially for Californians. Her work has been honored for many awards. Most recently she was a finalist for "Best Topical Reporting" from the Online News Association. You can follow her on Twitter: @laliferis

While Fire Still Burns, Evacuees Find Solace in Music

Kay Ashley is celebrating her 47th birthday at the Valley Fire evacuation site on the Napa County Fairgrounds. She and a group of her friends, all musicians, set up some amps and microphones in the bleachers at the Calistoga Speedway. They let Ashley take a few solos first, and she starts Read More … Source:: … Continue reading While Fire Still Burns, Evacuees Find Solace in Music →