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.
Ancient Egypt in Atherton? This week's highest-priced residential sale is a flat-roofed home with columned walls built around a central courtyard with a pool and lush landscaping reminiscent of the monumental structures of Egypt.
[Friday, July 28, 2023]
Of the 37 home sales recorded this week, 32% sold for more than $5 million. Los Altos Hills saw the highest home sale for the second consecutive week and Palo Alto recorded the most transactions.
[Friday, July 14, 2023]
Of the 39 home sales recorded this week, 23% sold for more than $5 million and just 5% sold for under $1 million. Palo Alto saw the most home sales, and Los Altos Hills saw the highest home sale.
[Friday, July 7, 2023]
Five of the eight homes recorded sold in Atherton the week of June 26 fetched between $11.75 million and $21 million, including two side-by-side properties that were part of the estate of Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob.
[Friday, June 30, 2023]
Old Palo Alto home that sold for $18M comes with a wine cellar, library, wrap-around porch, sunroom, and custom-built tree house. See what other homes sold on the Penisula for the week of June 19.
[Friday, June 23, 2023]
When people have no idea how to get rid of items cluttering up their homes, they call Monica Rhodes. For two decades, Rhodes has been helping Peninsula residents reclaim lost household space by eliminating 'junk hot spots' and clutter.
[Thursday, June 22, 2023]
Designed by noted architect Gardner Dailey, the sprawling 1928-era home on Woodside's Olive Hill Lane recently sold for $29 million, making it among the most-expensive recorded home sales in Woodside so far this year.
[Tuesday, June 13, 2023]