Number Seventeen


About the Authors


Judith Auth retired in 2006 from the Riverside Public Library where she was employed since 1971. She served as Secretary for Nosotros Fine Arts Workshop & Gallery for twenty years and is presently the keeper of the archive. She is also a trustee of the Evergreen Memorial Historic Cemetery and the Mission Inn Foundation.


Sara Goodwins is a freelance writer based in Surrey, England. For more than twenty years, she has written on a number of topics including business, education, heritage and the countryside. Much of her work is commissioned for the national and international press and various of her articles have been syndicated in North America and the Far East. A regular

contributor to British magazines and newspapers, Sara is also a partner in small publishing house, Loaghtan Books, which publishes high-quality non-fiction, mostly based on original documentation and experiences. Sara is a noted cartoonist, illustrator and photographer and has had several books, short stories and poems published.

Joan Herrick Hall has authored and co-authored several local history books and articles, including Adobes, Bungalows, and Mansions of Riverside, Through the Doors of the Mission Inn (Volumes 1 and 2), and most recently Riverside’s Invisible Past. Mrs. Hall has also been chair of the Riverside Cultural Heritage Board, the Riverside Municipal Museum Board, and

president of the Riverside Historical Society.

Aaron Maggs lives in Jurupa Valley with his wife, Janis and their three children, Kimberly, Allison and Nathaniel. While he is fascinated with researching local history, what he most enjoys is sharing his research with others. Allison Maggs is a freshman at Norte Vista High School where she is enrolled in that school’s International Baccalaureate program.

After finishing school, she hopes to become a sign language interpreter.