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.
Five dedicated individuals and organizations that have focused on social causes, mental-health issues, sustainability, workplace diversity and helping those with disabilities will be honored at the 2018 Tall Tree awards next month.
[Friday, April 6, 2018]
A handful of (almost) Tesla car owners gathered outside Tesla's showroom at Stanford Shopping Center on Friday anxiously waiting to get their first up-close and hands-on look at the new Model 3 sedan.
[Friday, January 12, 2018]
A Palo Alto startup launched by a trio of self-driving car pioneers expects to bring its driverless technology to the streets on some of the best-known car brands in the world by 2021.
[Friday, January 5, 2018]
For one night during the typically celebratory holiday season, there will be no upbeat caroling, joyous choir music or other pageantry at University Lutheran Church -- only quiet prayers and time for reflection.
[Tuesday, December 19, 2017]
Palo Alto drivers caught running their engines without going anywhere could be slapped with a fine but will more likely receive a warning under a pending law aimed at cracking down on vehicle idling.
[Wednesday, December 13, 2017]
Palo Alto could move ahead with plans to transform its rail corridor without a formal community stakeholder group to provide feedback on the project if the City Council approves its Rail Committee's recommendation.
[Thursday, August 17, 2017]
Delivery-room doctors in Detroit didn't expect Sidney Simon to survive when he came into the world three months early on March 26, 1917, weighing only 1.5 pounds. He has exceeded all expectations, and then some: The longtime Palo Alto resident will celebrate his 100th birthday on Sunday.
[Friday, March 24, 2017]