During the past two decades, Linda has worked as a Bay Area journalist covering education, government, business and neighborhoods. She launched her career as a writer at her hometown paper in Los Altos and was an editor at Bay Area News Group and Silicon Valley Business Journal before joining the Palo Alto Weekly in 2016.
Whether you want to create a rock garden, incorporate a few elements of Japanese design to your existing landscape or just add a bonsai to your home, there are plenty of gardens in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties to inspire you.
[Tuesday, May 24, 2022]
As hope of at last exiting the pandemic appears to be on the horizon, real estate and home industry experts weigh in on what might change in the home sector and what lingering impacts of the past two years might be here to stay.
[Tuesday, April 19, 2022]
Even those who haven't heard about the Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) have certainly seen its footprint on the greater Peninsula. The organization is responsible for preserving more than 80,000 acres of baylands, skyline and coast.
[Wednesday, April 20, 2022]
After shutting down for nearly two months in early spring 2020 during the initial COVID-19 lockdowns, the local real estate market has come roaring back with surprising resiliency.
[Friday, March 18, 2022]
Running has experienced a resurgence during the COVID-19 pandemic, with an estimated 50 million Americans participating in some form of running. The Moonlight Run is expected to draw hundreds of local runners to Palo Alto on Sept. 17.
[Friday, September 10, 2021]
Nearly every weekend since May, Nova Jimenez has been performing for essential workers and isolated seniors in the Bay Area, from front-yard lawns to a sidewalk 11 stories below her audience.
[Sunday, March 21, 2021]
Rather than wait around for the government to figure out a way to get personal protective equipment to senior care facilities a coalition of local doctors have launched a program to fill the void.
[Tuesday, June 9, 2020]
To show how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted daily life, the Palo Alto Weekly has woven together local, regional and national numbers into a series of interactive infographics.
[Thursday, May 28, 2020]