Tran Nguyen

Trân Nguyễn is a bilingual investigative reporter covering the Vietnamese community, homelessness and health care in Santa Clara County. She is a Report For America Corps Member.

Nguyễn has experience covering businesses, schools, police, city and county government. She’s passionate about local news and aims to produce data-driven, solutions stories for her community.

Nguyễn previously worked as a city hall reporter for the Ashland Tidings and the Mail Tribune in Oregon. While pursuing her master’s degree in data journalism at the University of Missouri, Nguyễn worked as a K-12 education and graphics reporter for the Columbia Missourian. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Oregon. Her hometown is Saigon, Vietnam.

San Jose could require rideshare companies to report assaults

San Jose wants to require rideshare companies to report sexual assaults to law enforcement, but advocates say not so fast. Mayor Sam Liccardo, joined by officials of San Jose Police Department and Santa Clara County District Attorney, announced a proposal Thursday they said would help curb assaults and better support victims and survivors. The policy...

San Jose warming centers open as temperatures drop

With cold temperatures and pouring rain expected to blow through the South Bay this week, local officials are urging unhoused residents to seek shelter at temporary warming centers. San Jose opened up two locations this month, restarting its annual program to help homeless people weather the cold winter. Santa Clara County is also turning a dozen...