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Julia Brown

Editor, The Six Fifty and Peninsula Foodist

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About Julia
Julia Brown started working at Embarcadero Media in 2016 as a news reporter for the Pleasanton Weekly. From 2018 to 2021 she worked as assistant editor of The Almanac and Mountain View Voice. Before joining the company, Julia was a news reporter for the Half Moon Bay Review newspaper and wrote about education, agriculture, and the unincorporated San Mateo County Coastside.

A Foster City native, Julia earned a bachelor's degree in modern literature from University of California, Santa Cruz and a master's degree in journalism from Stanford University.
Stories by Julia
Six decades of football photography: Michael Zagaris talks fighting for access, the San Francisco 49ers' deep Peninsula roots and his new photo book
The renowned sports and music photographer will be at Books Inc. Palo Alto on Wednesday for an introduction of "Field of Play: 60 Years of NFL Photography."
[Tuesday, November 29, 2022]

Check out these Peninsula holiday fairs for your one-stop shopping
While online shopping for holiday gifts has become the go-to choice for many, there's a spark that arises when you spot that perfect present or snag the last available must-have gift of the season.
[Monday, November 28, 2022]

Where to watch the 2022 World Cup on the Peninsula
This year, the World Cup has joined the fall lineup for the first time. With Qatar as the host city, moving the World Cup to November was done to avoid the blistering summertime heat.
[Tuesday, November 22, 2022]

Channel your inner gourd-mand with these Peninsula pumpkin dishes and drinks
A running roundup of Peninsula pumpkin dishes and drinks both sweet and savory to stoke that fall feeling.
[Thursday, October 13, 2022]

Giant gourds and Oktoberfest pours: 15 local events to celebrate fall
Longtime locals know fall is one of the best times of year on the Peninsula, filled with clear, warm days and the intermingling of end-of-summer traditions with autumn ones. Here are 15 autumn events we’re looking forward to.
[Wednesday, September 21, 2022]

When to watch the Perseids meteor shower on the Peninsula
Lick Observatory support astronomer Jon Rees offers tips on when and how to view the meteor shower, which will peak later this week.
[Thursday, August 11, 2022]

Perseids on the Peninsula: Summer stargazing peaks with annual meteor shower
Lick Observatory support astronomer Jon Rees offers tips on when and how to view the meteor shower, which will peak later this week.
[Wednesday, August 10, 2022]

Silicon Valley stinks: The science and mystery behind the rare corpse flower bloom
A giant endangered flower that smells like rotting flesh bloomed for the first time at San Jose State last week.
[Saturday, July 30, 2022]

Your complete guide to summer 2022 on the Peninsula
Check out our guide to summer fun, with festivals, fairs, concerts and other seasonal events, many of which are back on the calendar for the first time in two years.
[Friday, June 10, 2022]

Back on the ranch: 10 Peninsula farms that are open to visitors
From fruit picking to hanging out with barnyard animals, these farms throughout the greater Peninsula area provide visitors an opportunity to learn about ranch life.
[Saturday, May 28, 2022]