Bernice is a reporter with California Watch, a project of the Center for Investigative Reporting in Berkeley. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including the Village Voice, The International Herald Tribune, The New York Times, San Francisco, Wired, and Mother Jones. A former staff writer for SF Weekly and contributor to KQED-FM's "Pacific Time," Bernice has also been an editor at California Lawyer. Her investigations into topics such as human trafficking, domestic violence among immigrant women, and the explosion of girls in the juvenile justice system have been recognized with regional and national awards. Bernice also serves on the board of directors for the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter, and Hyphen, an Asian American news and culture magazine.