Leslie Veliz

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Redondo Beach, CA
California State University - Long Beach
El Camino College
Southern California, Dark Tourism, Day Trips
  • Leslie launched her personal blog, "The Leslie Life," in 2019, where she writes about living in Los Angeles and traveling.
  • She is a member of Kappa Tau Alpha, a National Honor Society in Journalism and Mass Communication.
  • Her work has been published in BlueDot Living Los Angeles and LB Living.


Leslie has been a professional writer since 2019. She previously wrote about true crime and history for Grunge and lifestyle trends for The List. When she's not working, Leslie spends her time reading and traversing Southern California. Her passions include learning about weird history and visiting historical or paranormal places.


Leslie has a bachelor's degree in journalism from California State University, Long Beach, and an associate degree in social sciences from El Camino College.
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