Thy grew up in Anaheim and is a graduate of Haverford College, where she studied Political Science and Mandarin Chinese. There she founded an online independent newspaper, The Clerk, and reported on administration and campus news. During a semester abroad in Shanghai, she interned for China Economic Review, a monthly magazine.
Before she joined Voice of OC full time in July 2014, Thy interned at the Santa Barbara Independent and The Orange County Register, where she reported on the city of Costa Mesa.
The judge handling the sentencing trial for mass murderer Scott Evans Dekraai said Friday that misuse of jailhouse informants by Orange County prosecutors and Sheriff’s deputies may cause him to consider “the nuclear option,” throwing out the death penalty in the case.
The group Fullerton Taxpayers for Reform will be fined $2,500 by the state’s ethics watchdog for distributing 500 campaign signs during the June 2016 primary election that failed to include proper funding disclosures.
The California High Speed Rail Authority hosted open houses in Buena Park and Anaheim to promote the 30-mile project between Los Angeles and Anaheim, which will run at the speed of a normal commuter train.