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Daniel Vasquez
Columnist, Editorial Page
My Role

As a member of the Editorial Board, Daniel writes editorials and columns, covering a range of topics from education to public safety to local government. Prior to joining the board in 2013, Daniel wrote several personal columns, on technology, gadgets, consumer issues, South Florida condos and more.
My Biography

Daniel Vasquez has been a columnist and blogger at the Sun Sentinel since 2006. His consumer column won first place in the 2007 FSNE (Florida Society of Newspaper Editors) Journalism Awards. He also was a finalist for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize in editorial writing for a yearlong series that he co-wrote as an editorial writer at the San Jose Mercury News. The series also earned a 2005 First Place National Headliner Award and a Public Service Award from the Society of Professional Journalists. Prior to opinion writing, Vasquez spent many years covering crime and justice at the Mercury News, The Boston Globe and the Oakland Tribune. Vasquez also was a regular on-air contributor to WSFL’s “The Morning Show.”
My Interests

Being a dad, his beloved beagle and the pursuit of a really good tamale (and plate of fried chicken).
My Recent Articles

Resale stores keeping an eye out for recalled items 12/18/2012
By Miriam Valverde Six years ago, LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. voluntarily recalled its Learn-Around Playground Activity Center table but the toy still keeps popping up Sarah Varela’s Oakland Park consignment store. “Apparently kids got their arm stuck in it,” said Varela, manager of Kids ‘N Kribs. She takes no chances, routinely checking toys customers [...]

Daniel Vasquez: Is it time for Disney to have a Latina Princess? 10/25/2012
Initially it was reported that Disney's newest Princess - Sofia - was Latina, based on comments from an executive producer and writer made during a recent press interview.

Daniel Vasquez: Catch final Presidential debate in Boca Raton on iPhone or tablet 10/22/2012
The last presidential debate smackdown takes place today in Boca Raton, but if you can't be there you can catch the action on your iPhone, iPad or tablet via YouTube/ABC News app.

AAA members: Free GPS feature on AT&T, Sprint mobile service guides tow trucks to you 10/11/2012
South Florida AAA members have access to roadside assistance, but when your car is broken down and you're lost it may be hard to guide roadside assistance trucks to your location.

Angry Birds Stars Wars game coming to iPhone, Android near you 10/9/2012
So I am guessing news about Rovio releasing Angry Birds Star Wars for iOS and Android devices, as well as Windows 8 PCs, will go over well around here.