The circumstances that led Hollywood director Tony Scott to jump off the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro last summer remain largely unknown. It was a bittersweet scoop for The Daily Breeze’s Art Marroquin (pictured), who has rejoined the Orange County Register to cover Anaheim.

During his senior year as a Communications and Journalism major at Cal State Fullerton (1997-98), Marroquin worked at the Register as a news assistant. In addition to The Daily Breeze, he has also written for City News Service, the Press-Enterprise, the Oregonian, the LA Times and the Los Angeles Newspaper Group (LANG). From this week’s announcement:

“I’m excited about being a part of a respected, well-known newspaper that is essentially going through a renaissance,” Marroquin said. “I’m looking forward to working with a strong, dynamic group of reporters and editors who are serious about local journalism and appear to genuinely care the communities they cover.”

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