VIA Contributors

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.

Fred Dickey


Fred Dickey lives in Cardiff by the Sea, and has served as an editorial executive of the San Diego Union-Tribune, the San Jose Mercury News, and the Oakland Tribune. He is a ceaseless California explorer and ventured to Livermore to see the famous 100-year-old lightbulb still burning bright in their main fire station.