Stefani Dias has worked for The Californian since 2000. After graduating from UC Davis with a bachelor's degree in comparative literature, she started on the copy desk of her hometown paper. She now covers entertainment and features as assistant lifestyles editor.
A Bakersfield native, she's fond of dining out with friends, celebrity gossip magazines (just for the crossword puzzles!), gifts with purchase, and her nephew, who's going to become a renowned chef and introduce her to Rachael Ray and Alton Brown.