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Dennis Romero writes news and features

News and features: Trump wears mask in public setting for the first time (NBC News, July 11, 2020) Surfing confronts sport's racist past (NBC News, June 21, 2020) Coronavirus economy could burst America's big-city rent bubble (NBC News, April 10, 2020) YouTube thrives as a window for those isolated by coronavirus (NBC News, April 1, 2020) California's cannabis black market has eclipsed its legal one  (NBC News, Sept. 20, 2019) Vintage roller coaster fans see familiar tech in Elon Musk's Loop tunnel  (NBC News, Nov. 29, 2018) Migrants met with fear, disdain in Tijuana, Mexico (NBC News, Nov. 17, 2018) A Chicano renaissance? (NBC News, July 15, 2018) A comedian’s Cholofit videos spoof gentrification (Washington Post, April 6, 2018) Visiting Friendship Park in the Trump era (California Sunday Magazine, March 29, 2018) Pop music coverage: Country legend Charley Pride succumbs to Covid-19 complications (NBC News, Dec. 12, 2020) DJ Erick Morillo, who helped

Dennis Romero's bio

Dennis Romero is a third-generation journalist who covers national news for NBC News Digital . He has reported on the housing crisis, wealth disparity, police and crime, popular culture, youth culture, raves, electronic dance music, ecstasy abuse, cannabis legalization, surfing and skateboarding. He's been a features staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer and local and national magazines. He's covered the Los Angeles Police Department from its headquarters newsroom. And he was recently a contributor to the op-ed pages of the Los Angeles Times. His work as also appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Rolling Stone, and the Guardian. His byline has appeared on MSNBC multiple times. He's appeared on CNN, Investigation Discovery, E! News, and Reelz.  His late father  Fernando Romero  worked at the San Diego Tribune and Los Angeles Times. Fernando's eponymous father was a television reporter, anchor and sports announcer in Tijuana,

Dennis Romero writes obituaries

Larry King, television and radio journalism royalty, dies at 87 (NBC News, Jan. 23, 2020) Oldest Pearl Harbor veteran to have post office named for him (NBC News, Dec. 26, 2020) Country legend Charley Pride succumbs to Covid-19 complications (NBC News, Dec. 12, 2020) Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver dies of COVID-19, dementia at 75 (NBC News, Sept. 2, 2020) DJ Erick Morillo, who helped popularize house music, dead at 49 (Sept. 1, 2020) 'Black Panther' star Chadwick Boseman dies after battle with cancer (NBC News, Aug. 28, 2020) '60s singer Trini Lopez, 83, dies while battling coronavirus (NBC News, Aug. 11, 2020) Derek Ho, first Hawaiian male world surfing champ, dead at 55 (NBC News, July 18, 2020) Authorities believe 'Glee' actress Naya Rivera drowned in California lake (July 8, 2020) Stories of victims we've lost from COVID-19  (NBC News, April 29, 2020) Ellis Marsalis, jazz patriarch, dies at 85 after coronavirus diagnosis (April 1, 2020) TV actor R