Isabella Fertel (she/they) is a contributor CapRadio and PolitiFact California. Most recently, she’s covered housing in the Bay Area for Street Spirit News and worked as a production assistant at KCBS Radio. Fertel covered election misinformation as a research fellow at FactCheck.org. They are currently pursuing a Master’s degree at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism.
October 2, 2021
There are a record-breaking number of ships at anchor in Southern California waiting to unload their cargo. But experts say the backup is being caused by labor shortages, holiday buying surges and other COVID-19 related issues.
September 14, 2021
An elections watchdog group Elections Integrity Project California falsely claimed that the Golden State has 1.8 million ineligible registered voters.
May 10, 2021
Vaccine breakthrough cases only occur in a small percentage of vaccinated people. And public health officials say that these cases actually reinforce the effectiveness of the vaccines, unlike the post suggests.