1993 - Pati Navalta Poblete

Navalta poblete, writer, uc davis graduate Filipino
Pati Navalta Poblete with her son Robby

Pati Navalta Poblete (B.A., English, 1993) recently published A Better Place, about the violent death of her 23-year-old son and the transformation it brought about in her life. Poblete is a longtime Bay Area journalist, who worked at several area newspapers and was a columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle. She is also author of The Oracles: My Filipino Grandparents of America.