Behind every VIA article there's an intrepid reporter risking sunburn on an exotic Tahitian cruise, indigestion on San Francisco's best food tours, and over-exfoliation in the West Coast's most relaxing spas. These are the men and women who lived to tell the tale.
When it came time to write about home security, Catherine Guthrie was uncomfortably familiar with the topic. Several years ago, her San Francisco apartment was burglarized while she was dancing at her brother's wedding 3,000 miles away. Since then, Guthrie is much more aware (read paranoid) about locking up when she leaves home. When she's not double-checking doorknobs, she writes about health.