Andrea Gemmet is the editor of the Mountain View Voice, 2017's winner of Online General Excellence at CNPA's Better Newspapers Contest and winner of General Excellence in 2016 and 2018 at CNPA's renamed California Journalism Awards. In 2020, she also became editor of The Almanac.
Andrea is a Midpeninsula native who got her first newspaper job while still in high school and has devoted her career to community journalism. After graduating from the University of California, Santa Cruz, she became a staff writer for The Almanac, where she covered everything from homicides and historic preservation battles to city hall shenanigans,land use, education and local characters human and non-human. Her breaking news reporting on the closure of independent bookstore Kepler's earned her a first-place award for Public Service from CNPA in 2006.
Andrea joined the Mountain View Voice in 2010 as managing editor and was promoted to the new role of editor following the retirement of Editor-in-Chief Tom Gibboney in 2014.
Retired Pleasanton police chief David Spiller will take over as Menlo Park interim chief Friday, July 31. He replaces police Chief Dave Bertini, who announced his July 30 departure during a June City Council meeting on police reform.
[Thursday, July 30, 2020]
Jane Hazelton Knoerle, who worked as a staff writer and lifestyle section editor for The Almanac for four decades and served as a role model for several generations of reporters, died June 19 in Southern California at the age of 95.
[Thursday, June 25, 2020]
The Almanac took home nine awards among all California weekly newspapers in its circulation category in the California News Publishers Association's (CNPA) 2019 California Journalism Awards, according to results announced last week.
[Tuesday, April 7, 2020]
Putting on a production of "The Nutcracker" is no small feat, despite the bevy of local performances on offer during the holiday season. Mountain View's Western Ballet allowed ==I Voice== and Almanac photographer Magali Gauthier behind the scenes to document the controlled chaos.
[Thursday, December 6, 2018]