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Monica Vaughan's Blog

In the midst of my reporting on the health effects of bad air quality downwind of an off-road... more »
posted 07/24/19
Sand dunes at a state recreation area popular with off-road vehicles on California's Central... more »
posted 03/14/19

Monica Vaughan's Work

Do you live or work on the Mesa? Did you know the air quality is sometimes unhealthy? It can trigger a persistent cough, asthma attacks, and even lung disease after prolonged exposure.
We are investigating air quality on the Nipomo Mesa to learn about how bad air days affect local families and their health — and we want to hear your story.