Precinct Reporter Group – News for th e Inland Empire, Orange County and Long Beach.
We have 125,000 diverse readers that look to our print coverage for local viewpoints on events and policies that impact us and our communities.
We are always evolving with a commitment to providing up to date information on a variety of platforms on state, county, and city politics alongside national issues that trickle down to the community level.
We have a broad mix of culture, arts and entertainment, and highlight resources to meet the needs of the community.
The Precinct Reporter was founded in 1965 by Art Townsend, installed posthumously in the Black Press Hall of Fame. It has been a community mainstay of pride and determination in engaging the Inland Empire, Orange County and Long Beach
with news that matters.
The Precinct Reporter has won many national and regional awards. It has also been recognized by a host of community organizations for Service and Leadership.
Meet our Family
Dianne Anderson is a longtime award-winning reporter with the Precinct Reporter Group, where she covers a range of justice, policy and access issues for underserved communities of color. She has written for several publications, and received recognition from the American Cancer Society-Inland
Empire, and the Southern Poverty Law Center.
She comes by way of Worcester Mass (Go Woo-Rats). When she’s not writing, she enjoys collecting and reading first edition books from the 1800s.
Daniel Carter, was born in Riverside, California. He grew up in Lake Elsinore, where he attended Elsinore High School. He began working at the Lake Elsinore Unified School District as a nightshift custodian, and began attending RCC to study Broadcast Journalism, Communications, and Fire Science Technology. Carter interned with the Precinct Reporter in April 2021. Carter has participated in various publications at RCC al including Viewpoints Magazine, Vista Valley News at MVC (Moreno Valley College), and the FTV Department (Film and Television) as a News Anchor.
Elizabeth Lau, born in Monterey Park CA Elizabeth graduated from Glen A. Wilson high school
and graduated from UCR with a bachelor’s in psychology. She spent time at Riverside
Community College getting a certificate in visual communications and playing on the women's
basketball team. Her passion for storytelling and sports has led her to be an active voice for
inequality in women's sports. She hopes to one day open her own sports complex to help the
next generation of athletes excel.
Tim Lewis, born in Pomona CA, graduated from Colony High School. His passion for writing started early as he had a natural interest in both English and History. Lewis discovered his love for journalism after joining his high school newspaper, and since then he has worked for multiple publications thoughout the Inland Empire with a large focus on community activism and human interest. Lewis now calls the Precinct Reporter his home. He hopes to one day run his own nonprofit organization and to teach English at the collegiate level.