Aaron Williams is a news applications developer for Reveal, focusing on front-end development, data analysis and data visualization. He previously served as a web producer for the Los Angeles Times and received a bachelor's degree in journalism from San Francisco State University. Williams is based in Reveal's Emeryville, California, office.
The police department has destroyed more than 2,000 guns since 2010. Some were surrendered or purchased in buyback programs, while many were recovered during criminal investigations.
Twenty-nine states provide access to information from child care inspection and complaint records online. Another nine have online access to limited information or for a limited group of facilities. In the remaining states, including in California, the public can’t get details about inspection findings online.
Hacienda in Richmond, California, is one of the Bay Area’s worst public housing complexes. Using inspection reports and some data visualization techniques, we illustrated the squalid conditions that residents had lived with for years.
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