Grace Manthey
Grace Manthey is a data journalist for the ABC Owned Television Stations, based at ABC7 Eyewitness News in Los Angeles. She is passionate about using numbers and graphics to tell innovative stories that help people: from crime, to climate change and education.

She was a part of the Emmy-winning team behind the documentary, Our America: Lowballed, which explored racial inequities in housing appraisals, and she also received a Sigma Award for a collaboration with FiveThirtyEight about COVID-19 testing access in the U.S.

Grace holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism, with a minor in math and business, from Quinnipiac University, where she was on the D1 acrobatics and tumbling team. She also has a Master of Science in journalism from the University of Southern California.

She is originally from Anchorage, Alaska, and enjoys hiking, traveling, finding good restaurants and everything purple.

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Grace's Stories
Proposed California law calls for required jail time for repeat shoplifters
Some California lawmakers, law enforcement agencies and retail representatives are calling for required jail time for repeat shoplifters.
Programa piloto amplía beneficios de CalFresh ante creciente inseguridad alimentaria
El aumento de los precios de los comestibles en los últimos años y el fin de los aumentos de los programas públicos de alimentos durante la era de la pandemia han dificultado que muchas personas en el sur de California puedan pagar los alimentos.
State pilot program stretches CalFresh benefits amid rising food insecurity in SoCal
Half of Angelenos who received CalFresh benefits were still food insecure in July 2023, likely due to the end of pandemic-era benefit increases.
New ABC7 series gives you a detailed look at climate change risks in your SoCal neighborhood
Find out what a changing climate means for you, your family and your home with our new Weathering Tomorrow series
Building and rebuilding in wildfire risk areas: Learning to live with fire in Southern California
As Southern California's fire-prone areas continue to grow, mitigation will become more important. But these strategies require both funding and community engagement.
Flooding and water resources for Southern California
Want to know what the flood risk is in your area? What about how to protect your home and family during a storm? Check out the resources below for more information.
Climate change will magnify extreme heat. Here's how that could impact Southern California
Parts of Southern California could see double the number of 100-degree days in the next 30 years. Here's how that will impact frontline workers and vulnerable populations.
Southern Californians support policies that fight climate change, even in more conservative regions
In San Bernardino County, 71% say they're worried about climate change. There's also widespread support for funding renewable energy, regulating carbon emissions and tax rebates for energy-efficient technology.
$80,000 a year considered 'low-income' in Orange County, state report says
What is considered "low-income" where you live? New state income limits, which guide affordable housing policies, are increasing in almost every county.
'We need more of everything:' Subsidized housing wait lists are years long in Southern California
In Los Angeles County, people wait on average more than two years on Section 8 waitlists. Meanwhile, about one in every four renters in SoCal is spending more than half of their income on rent.