I’m Matt Cortina. I’m a writer, reporter and editor. I’m currently the Managing Editor of the San Clemente Times, Dana Point Times and Capistrano Dispatch. Previously, I was the Senior Editor at Boulder Weekly, and a reporter at NJ.com. I co-host The College Hoops Podcast. I am the co-founder of Planting America. I am a husband and father. I am a nutty environmentalist, an armchair social activist, an Americana connoisseur and a dogged pursuer of alternatives to regular exercise.