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Published Work

A (mostly) comprehensive list of my published works up to August 2018. For more recent work, check out my Twitter feed @Megeherbst or my profile on LinkedIn.


Portrait of Spot the Robot Dog Descending a Staircase Published August 2021

Tiny Satellites Could Help Warn of the Next Big Hurricane Published June 2021

Test Out Next-Gen Space Tech in 'Kerbal Space Program' Published June 2021

Did This Scorching-Hot Planet Lose—And Regain—An Atmosphere? Published April 2021

Awesome, Hypnotic Photos of Swirling, Crystal Chemistry Published May 2021

Can Alien Smog Lead Us To Extraterrestrial Civilizations Published March 2021

Your Covid-19 Questions, Answered Published March 2020

How to Raise Media-Savvy Kids in the Digital Age Published January 2020

The Tao of Goo: Lessons from a Slime Workshop Published November 2019

A WIRED Booklover's Guide to the Moon Published July 2019

The Press Democrat

Homeless camp forced out near Joe Rodota trail Published June 2018

Prosecutors find more victims in Lake County sex-trafficking case Published June 2018

Future of Mare Island veterans cemetery sparks debate between vets and history buffs Published June 2018

Santa Rosa business park becomes refuge for homeless people camping in RVs, trailers Published July 2018

A Wine County tour for luxury Pierce-Arrow auto collectors Published July 2018

Homeless advocates allege human rights abuses in Sonoma County Published July 2018

Lake County man faces trial in human trafficking case Published July 2018

Adelante Migrant Education program at SRJC helps migrant students move forward Published July 2018

Sonoma County firefighters help battle Carr fire in Redding; thousands flee homes Published July 2018

New fire east of Covelo in Mendocino County results in evacuation orders Published July 2018

Hall of Flowers exhibits reflect resilience in face of wildfire Published August 2018

Angel, the Texas longhorn, goes to the Sonoma County Fair Published August 2018

Red flag warning worries firefighters battling Mendocino Complex fires Published August 2018

Thousands more forced to flee Mendocino Complex fires Published August 2018

Tahoe Quarterly


Snowmakers: Custodians of the Peak Published October 2015

The Pressure is On Published December 2015

Tahoe Homebuyers Follow El Niño Back Published February 2016

Contemporary Tree House Published April 2016

Eye to Eye: Former Tahoe Fire Protection District Chief Mike Brown Published April 2016

Tahoe Housing Market Update Published February 2017

Housing the ‘Senior Tsunami’ Published October 2016

A Rocky Road for Tahoe Seniors Published August 2016


Moonshine Ink


Sierra Nevada College Terminates Six Faculty Members Published July 19, 2017

Battle of the Weather Regimes Published October 9, 2015

Tahoe Housing History Published March 11, 2016

Out of Reach Published Feb. 11, 2016

Obituary: Tanya Canino Brought ‘Big Time Chops’ to Tahoe Journalism Published Sept. 14, 2016

On Track and at the Front of the Pack Published Nov. 11, 2016

It Rolls Downhill Published August 10, 2017

The Halfway Summit Published June 1, 2017

Base Camp Tahoe Published Sept. 14, 2017

Housing Solutions: Making the Pieces Fit Published May 13, 2016

The Truckee Blues Published June 9, 2017


Richmond Confidential


Tales of Two Cities Podcast: Tracks and Borders Published Nov. 1, 2017

Mayor aims to dissolve Richmond’s low-income-housing agency, but critics call plan ‘simplistic’ and ‘reckless’

Mercy Housing gets green light to redevelop blighted Hacienda development in Richmond

Hilltop Mall, Revisited: Developers Envision Nearly 10K New Housing Units – But Critics Worry Current Residents Could Be ‘Priced Out’

With over 800 people on the streets every night, Richmond’s homeless task force brainstorms ways to tackle a persistent problem

Richmond’s housing struggle has a ‘fierce’ new advocate: Nikki Beasley

Point Molate advisory committee vanishes, ignites controversy at City Hall

No Easy Answers: Richmond confronts a growing homelessness problem

Eagle’s Eye

Isabel Allende talks magic, loss and writing

List View – Meghan Herbst Published Work

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