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.
Author Jan Batiste Adkins' newly released book traces the history of local people of African heritage and their roles in everything from agriculture and technology to politics and education.
[Friday, February 22, 2019]
No matter how daunting a task, Joseph Kott believed that Palo Alto and the greater Silicon Valley region could become a national model for how to cope with a deluge of motor vehicles.
[Tuesday, February 19, 2019]
Born into the Mardi Gras Indian culture in uptown New Orleans, Cha Wa's lead singer, J'Wan Boudreaux, has lived and breathed street music, pageantry and parades ever since his mother dressed him in his first hand-beaded and feathered parade suit when he was just 2.
[Thursday, January 17, 2019]
As the year comes to an end, we're taking a look back at some our top picks from 2018 that either showcase the people, history and culture that define the area or were written by local award-winning/best-selling authors.
These are books released over the past 18 months that are available online at Amazon.com or at Books Inc., Kepler's Books or Stanford Bookstore.
[Thursday, December 27, 2018]
Focused on closing the achievement gap, the Catholic Charities Youth Club is the only place where some students have access to a strong support system designed to help them overcome language, economic and other social barriers.
[Friday, December 21, 2018]