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Linda Taaffe

Associate Editor, Palo Alto Weekly /

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About Linda
Linda Taaffe is associate editor for the Palo Alto Weekly/ She oversees special print projects, including the Home & Real Estate, Neighborhoods and award-winning Info magazines. She coordinates special digital projects such as Searching for their Father's Killer and Palo Alto's Journey into the 21st Century.

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.
Stories by Linda
Man allegedly exposes himself to teen at Bol Park in Palo Alto
Palo Alto police are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying a man who they said exposed himself to a teenage girl in a city park on Friday, Sept. 30.
[Saturday, October 1, 2016]

Berkeley's Counting Crows return to the Bay Area
Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz now calls Greenwich Village home, but the singer/songwriter got his start as a musician in the Bay Area with his debut album, "August and Everything After," which went multi-platinum and catapulted the band into a music career that hasn't let up for 25 years.
[Thursday, September 8, 2016]

Book Talk
Vlasta Diamant, Jessica Bennett and Susan Wolfe will present their latest books.
[Thursday, August 25, 2016]

Book Talk
Former Portola Valley potter and writing instructor shares her observations about life in the Bay Area just before and after World War II, book, Magnum street photographer Alex Webb provides an intimate glimpse into the life of Stanford University on its 125th anniversary and more.
[Friday, June 17, 2016]

Sibling silliness
Gloom, doom and insecurities that reach comedic proportions plague three middle-aged siblings in Christopher Durang's farce "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," which the Palo Alto Players premiered at the Lucie Stern Theater on June 10 (performances continue through June 26).
[Wednesday, June 15, 2016]

Code: ART coming to downtown Palo Alto next year
Palo Alto is preparing to turn downtown into an interactive "creative laboratory" for three days next year as part of a new program to crowdsource ideas from the community that could transform underutilized alleyways and corridors into engaging public spaces.
[Tuesday, May 24, 2016]

Book Talk
The voices of The Grateful Dead returns to Kepler's Books in Menlo Park, Palo Alto City Library gets new assistant director and more.
[Friday, May 20, 2016]