Shane Downing

Shane is an award-winning journalist based in Oakland. As a freelance writer, he’s passionate about covering the LGBTQ+ community, at-risk youth and local news. He's a former Hoodline editor, and his work regularly appears in Oakland Magazine and The San Francisco Business Times. When he's not writing, Shane is an avid baker, gardener and tennis player.

This High-Desert Host is Changing How Campers View the Nevada Outdoors

Pat doesn’t want people to think of lifeless sand dunes when they see her Hipcamp listing for Stagecoach Acres in…

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How This Texas Landowner Keeps City Families Coming Back for More

In 1981, Hollis moved from Austin to a nine-acre hay field out in the country. She left city life to…

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