Joey Safchik

Joey Safchik

Joey is a freshman at Northwestern University, where she is studying journalism at the Medill School of Journalism (with minors in theatre and international studies). She is a passionate journalist, performer, and (obsessive) Harry Potter lover. She spent the summer as an intern with the Los Angeles Times/High School Insider, where she explored the implications of the arts and disabilities. She also serves as a member of the Student Advisory Board. She has appeared on Nick News with Linda Ellerbee and on stage at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts. She is the co-founder of teen theatre company Worst First Kiss Productions! Instagram: @joey_maya, Twitter: @JoeyMaya71, YouTube: https://youtu.be/KCXhtvigogQ
Fire prompts evacuation of beloved outdoor theater

Fire prompts evacuation of beloved outdoor theater

"These violent delights have violent ends / and in their triumphs die like fire and powder," wrote William Shakespeare in act two of the most famous tragedy of all time: "Romeo and Juliet." That very show was set to open tonight at Topanga's renowned repertory...

Massive fire causes evacuations

Massive fire causes evacuations

A car horn honked loudly as drivers swerved around people pulling to the side of the road in order to capture photos of the overwhelming cloud of smoke that covered the otherwise blue sky on Saturday afternoon. On Topanga Canyon, an early moon appeared a deep red, and...