A Central California native, Danielle Echeverria graduated from Stanford University in 2020 with a degree in Science, Technology, and Society. Her undergrad studies inspired her to examine the impact that politics, businesses and tech can have on different communities, and to make these kinds of conversations more accessible to the public. She also completed an honors thesis examining the role of food and travel media in explaining politics in the Basque Country, the region her family is from. She previously interned with Big Local News focusing on data journalism and at the San Francisco Chronicle, where she reported on everything from California agriculture to unemployment. Danielle is also fascinated by issues of media literacy and how to cultivate trust in journalists.
Voters in Palo Alto are feeling nervous about the election as the polls come to a close.