The Faces of Homelessness in San Diego
Children in Guerrero Take Up Arms
San Diego’s Charros Preserve Mexico’s Cowboy Past
New Virus, Old Enemy
A Car Crash in the California Desert: How 13 Died Riding in One S.U.V.
Muxe: Mexico's Third Gender
A DJ Cheers Up Locals During a Pandemic
Asylum Seekers Reach US-Mexico Border
Egypt: A Country Divided
Coptic Christians Targeted in Egypt
A woman feeds birds early morning in a downtown parking lot in San Diego, Calif on January 26, 2023.
Daniel Pawlak, 35 years old from Missouri and Rochelle Putnam 55 years old, have been living in an encampment known as “The Zone” in Phoenix, Ariz on Jan. 24, 2023.
Protesters attend a rally in front of the San Diego Federal Courthouse on May 3, 2022, against the leaked Supreme Court draft decision that Roe v. Wade will be overturned.
San Diego Loyal fans during a match against Club Tijuana at Torero Stadium on February 19, 2022.
A waitress on her shift at Corvette Diner at Liberty Station in San Diego, Calif on December 20, 2021.
Josh Lowe, 32 years old has to take a makeshift raft made out of longboards and wood on the San Mateo Creek to where he has been living in San Clemente, California on November 6, 2021. Lowe moved to the woods with his dog since the encampment on the CalTrans property was disbanded on August 27th.
A photo of Sandra Ramirez is displayed in an altar in the back of a classic car at the 8th Annual Encinitas Day of the Dead Festival on October 30, 2021 in Encinitas, California.
Performers from Ballet Folklorico El Tapatio de San Dieguito take a selfie at the 8th Annual Encinitas Day of the Dead Festival on October 30, 2021 in Encinitas, California.
Voters at a polling station for the California gubernatorial recall election at the Golden Hill Recreation Center in San Diego, California on September 14, 2021.
Jose Batras fishes while his wife Maria Estrada helps him at Lake Skinner in Winchester, California on August 11, 2021. Lake Skinner is around 80 percent full. Wheras across Northern California reservoirs are at low levels.
Lyla Kohistany's US Navy uniform jacket was worn during the summer season hangs on a tree at Lake Murray in San Diego, California on July 2, 2021. Kohistany left Afghanistan when she was a toddler and didn't really see Afghanistan until she was 25 years old, U.S. Navy intelligence officer. Her family fled to America in 1982, after her father spoke out against the Soviet occupation.
Sheryl Lee, 60 years old, breaks down in tears in downtown San Diego, California on May 13, 2021. Lee was living in an Alpha Project shelter and now has been living on the street for about a month. Lee said she missed curfew at the shelter and had to leave. She would like to go back to the shelter and is hoping to be back in a few days. Lee said that she has noticed more tents going up on Commercial street in the month that she has been staying there.
Undocumented migrants being transported to an immigration processing center by border patrol agents in Yuma, Arizona on May 4, 2021.
A vigil for the 13 undocumented immigrants who died in early March when an SUV and a tractor-trailer collided near Holtville, California is held at the crash site on March 10, 2021. Mourners lay crosses down with the victims names representing all 13 who lost their lives.
Farmworkers in Hemet, Riverside County, California on February 8, 2021. Riverside County is the first in the nation to prioritize Covid-19 vaccines for farmworkers.
A view of a farm with Mount San Gorgonio in the background in Hemet, California on February 8, 2021.
Health Care workers use a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine on a Covid-19 patient who is having difficulties breathing in a Covid holding pod at Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Apple Valley, California on January 11, 2021.
Travelers at the Los Angeles International Airport on December 23, 2020.
A surfer walks towards the beach at Sunset Cliffs in San Diego, California on December 20, 2020.
Mike Kurtz a meat manager at Ralphs on Carmel Mountain Road in San Diego, California sits in his truck to decompress for a few minutes after working a night shift of 10.5 hours on December 19, 2020.
San Diego Unity teams up with Cali Coast Barbershop to hand out clothes, lunch, toiletries and give free haircuts to people in need before the holidays in downtown San Diego on November 22, 2020.
Men set a cardboard cutout on fire of President Donald Trump on November 7, 2020 in San Diego, California. After days of waiting for the election results to be counted, it was announced earlier in the day that Joe Biden defeated President Trump.
People took to the streets and celebrated the annoucement of Joe Biden winning the 2020 presidential election on November 7, 2020.
A man and woman wearing a President Trump and Melania Trump face masks get ready to pose for a photo in front of the Great American Pizza and Subs restaurant in Golden Valley, Arizona on October 22, 2020. Trump supporters gathered outside the restaurant to watch Biden and Trump's final debate.
Trump supporters gather outside of the Great American Pizza and Subs restaurant in Golden Valley, Arizona to watch former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump's final debate on October 22, 2020.
Protesters get ready to march for the fourth anniversary of Alfred Olango's death in San Diego, California on September 27, 2020.
View of emergency crews responding to the scene of a fire aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard in San Diego, California on July 12, 2020.
A makeshift memorial for George Floyd in Ocean Beach, California on July 5, 2020. Floyd died after being arrested in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Derek Chauvin a white police officer held his knee on Floyd's neck while he was pinned to the floor. Floyd repeatedly told the police officers that he could not breathe while he was restrained by police officers.
A man holds a "Black Lives Matter" sign in front of the police in downtown San Diego on May 31, 2020 during a demonstration against the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died while being arrested and pinned to the ground by the knee of a Minneapolis police officer.
Demonstrators gather in front of the San Diego Police in downtown San Diego, California on May 31, 2020. Demonstrators march to protest against the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died while while being arrested and pinned to the ground by the knee of a Minneapolis police officer.
A man waves the American flag in front of the Hall of Justice Courthouse while protesters rally in downtown San Diego against California's stay at home order to prevent the spread of Coronavirus on April 18, 2020. With growing frustration there have been other planned demonstrations in several cities across the United States.
Raul (Junior) Nunez milks Holstein cows at Frank Konyn Dairy Inc., on April 16, 2020 in Escondido, California. The cows are milked for about eight minutes, producing about 10-12 gallons of milk each. The farm is operated and owned by Frank and Stacy Konyn who are lifelong farmers. The farm has not had to dump out milk, however, the Konyn's income has dropped 40 percent since the Coronavirus pandemic. They have not let go of any employees since the cows still need to be fed, milked and if any need medical attention they need to be able to provide that. The farm took a financial hit since the restaurants are not open and some are offering take out and delivery service but that does not make up for income lost. Also, home use of dairy products have gone up but it has not offset the demand of the food service industry.
People wait at a social distance before donating blood at Pechanga Arena on April 14, 2020 in San Diego, California. The event, Celebration of Heroes is in partnership with Kyle Kraska and the The Red Cross. Kraska a Sports Director/Anchor at CBS 8 in San Diego. At least eighty people are expected to give blood at today's blood drive and have reached capacity for people donating at today's blood drive. Typically the Red Cross in San Diego has 2-3 blood drives a day but since the Coronavirus pandemic It has varied.
A fisherman gets ready to cut fish on the Pacific Horizon fishing Boat (owned by the Haworth family) at the Tuna Harbor Dockside Market on April 11, 2020 in San Diego, California. Fisherman have had to regroup due to Covid-19. Since local restaurants have been shut down and not every establishment is doing take-out or deliveries, they have to had to lower their cost for the locals who have been purchasing their fish.
A fisherman cuts fish on the Pacific Horizon fishing Boat, (owned by the Haworth family) at the Tuna Harbor Dockside Market on April 11, 2020 in San Diego, California. Fisherman have had to regroup to stay afloat due to Covid-19. Since local restaurants have been shut down and not every establishment is doing take-out or deliveries, they have to had to lower their cost for the locals who have been purchasing their fish.
Hannah Kaye, daughter of Lori Gilbert Kaye who was killed at the Chabad of Poway Synagogue, attends the funeral service along with other family members and mourners at El Camino cemetery in San Diego, California on April 29, 2019.
A truck speeds by the US border fence covered in concertina wire separating the US and Mexico, at the outskirts of Nogales, Arizona, on February 9, 2019.
Ariana is a Photojournalist with a focus on social and political issues based in San Diego, California. Ariana has covered the Arab Spring, the rise and fall of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, and the frontlines of Syria’s Civil War.
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