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                                                                                       SIRI AND JEFF BERTING
              MICHELE GARBER                                                           With more than 20 years collective experience
              A self-proclaimed information junkie, Michele   NAOMI CHEUNG             in art direction and photography, Siri and Jeff
               has a penchant for history, news and trivia,   Naomi is a wardrobe stylist who   have been making imagery for quite a while—
               interests put to good use while researching   loves traveling the globe with her   half of that time as husband and wife. Sharing
              “Etched in Time” for this issue. “Family and   phenomenal husband, Owen,   a brain and a love for photography is what
               friends teasingly say I’m a vast wealth of   cuddling with her adorable pit   drives them to create compelling images. Life
               useless knowledge,” she says. Yet her eternal   bull, Maude, and shopping all the   is a journey, and they are enjoying the ride
               fascination with researching new subjects   fabulous stores her native Southern   together. This edition, they lend their talents
               serves her well as features writer. “It’s wonderful   California has to offer.  to the Casita & Villa feature, marea boutique
               to continuously be learning. I love meeting                             fashion story and more.
               people and hearing their stories … with every
               encounter, I’m inspired and new worlds open.”
              The LA native adds, “Plus, I’m someone that
               people always want on trivia teams.”

             Suzanna has spent 20 years selling
             documented antiques and art to private
             collectors and museums. Articles about                                          ZOE ALEXANDER
             her companies have been featured in   BONNIE GRAVES                             Zoe, who covers Pointe Discovery
             publications such as Architectural Digest   Food and wine guru Bonnie, who covers the   in this issue, grew up in Pasadena
             and Veranda. Suzanna is an interior   many dining experiences at Terranea, has   and got her BA in English from U.C.
             designer for collectors, and she writes for   extensive industry experience, having worked   Berkeley, where she also studied
             national and regional publications.                                             theatre. Her work life has included
                                                  as a sommelier in such legendary restaurants as   jobs with Warner Bros. and Bon
                                                  Jean-Georges, Union Square Café and Spago   Appétit magazine. She currently
                                                  Beverly Hills. When not drinking fermented   enjoys a freelance writer’s life in Los
                                                  grape juice, Bonnie enjoys hiking and is also an   Angeles. Her work can also be found
                                                  accomplished poet.
                                                                                             in Southbay magazine.


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