ORIGINALLY FROM BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA, DANIELA FRANCO IS FEATURES EDITOR FOR THE DESERT SUN, A USA TODAY AND GANNETT PUBLICATION, BASED OUT OF PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA.

SHE HAS PREVIOUSLY WRITTEN FOR NBC NEWSTHE NEW YORK TIMES STUDENT JOURNALISM INSTITUTE AND TAKEPART.COM.

SHE STUDIED JOURNALISM, SOCIOLOGY AND LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY'S GALLATIN SCHOOL OF INDIVIDUALIZED STUDY.

Neil Young to perform 2 shows between Desert Trip weekends

Neil Young to perform 2 shows between Desert Trip weekends

Couldn’t get tickets to Desert Trip in Indio? Neil Young is giving fans a chance to see him in between the two festival weekends.

Neil Young and Promise of the Real will play the Fox Pomona Theater in Pomona on Wednesday, Oct. 12, and Thursday, Oct. 13.

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Mexican-American Sisters Step Out with Buzzworthy Shoe Collection

Mexican-American Sisters Step Out with Buzzworthy Shoe Collection