Donald Alan Straub III, born in Lakewood, California, was raised in Long Beach, California. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Film/Radio/Television from CSU Long Beach. While attending film school and since graduation, he has directed, produced, written, and edited a number of films. Don has pursued other various interests in recent years. Currently working in Commercial Real Estate. Now he’s chosen to broaden his scope and attempt a trilogy of books titled the Lake Parking Trilogy. This is the third book in the trilogy and his fourth book published. Don married his beautiful wife Karrie in 2011 and considers himself blessed to have an immensely smart stepson in Ryan.
Francisca Shannon Bouchee-Flores was born in Seattle, Washington, and raised in Redmond, where she lived through her first year at the University of Washington. After meeting her now husband on a road trip to San Diego, California, Francisca transferred and graduated from California State University, Long Beach, with a Bachelor of Arts in Film/Radio/Television from CSU Long Beach in 1996. Francisca has continued to capture life's smiles and memories through her work in the school picture industry since 1998. She enjoys spending time with her husband Matthew and their three children—Mahlia, Liahna, and Maverick—in their hometown of Huntington Beach, California.