Andrew Lopez is a Los Angeles native with roots all over the eastside. He studied Humanities at Pasadena City College and transferred to San Francisco State University to study Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts in 2014. He comes to Boyle Heights from Oakland, where he was recently working to get his masters degree at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. He enjoys covering the intersections between art, culture, and history within communities. Andrew is part of the inaugural cohort of the California Local News Fellowship and will be supporting Boyle Heights Beat into 2025.