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Heather Zimmerman

Arts and Entertainment Editor, Embarcadero Media/Peninsula Division

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About Heather
Heather Zimmerman has been with Embarcadero Media since 2019. She is the arts and entertainment editor for the group's Peninsula publications and an assistant editor for the Mountain View Voice and The Almanac. She writes and edits arts stories, compiles the Weekend Express arts newsletter, oversees the community calendar, helps edit stories for the Voice and Almanac and assists with assembling the Express newsletters for those publications.

Previously, Heather worked at the Silicon Valley alternative weekly Metro, and for a decade, served as the arts reporter for Silicon Valley Community Newspapers, a group of publications covering communities such as Sunnyvale, Los Gatos and Willow Glen.

Heather grew up in the South Bay and graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz, with a bachelor's degree in literature.
Stories by Heather
Find home decor, holiday items at annual FabMo Boutique
More than 40 local artisans will come together on Oct. 26 to sell a variety of handmade wares created at least in part from repurposed designer samples rescued by Midpeninsula nonprofit FabMo.
[Saturday, October 19, 2019]

Celebrate monarchs and learn how to help them
Gamble Garden's inaugural Monarch Festival on Oct. 12 aims to spread the word among young families about how to help restore the habitat of monarch butterflies.
[Tuesday, October 8, 2019]

Celebrate monarchs and learn how to help them
Gamble Garden's inaugural Monarch Festival on Oct. 12 aims to spread the word among young families about how to help restore the habitat of monarch butterflies.
[Friday, October 4, 2019]

Bring fall home with a bounty of seasonal events
In the coming weeks, the Midpeninsula offers a variety of ways to celebrate the arrival of autumn and welcome the season into your home.
[Wednesday, September 25, 2019]

Bring fall home with a bounty of seasonal events
In the coming weeks, the Midpeninsula offers a variety of ways to celebrate the arrival of autumn and welcome the season into your home.
[Friday, September 20, 2019]

Make it a bug's life in your yard: Event explores attracting pollinators to the garden
Native Plant Society event on Sept. 21 brings together experts on insects and landscape design to offer tips on turning your garden into a habitat.
[Friday, September 13, 2019]

Fire-safe landscaping: Strategies to starve a fire of fuel
Structuring plantings to create "defensible space" minimizes potential fuel for flames where it counts most, according to local experts.
[Friday, September 6, 2019]

Palo Alto Festival for the Arts features home decor, furniture
The festival showcases many items to furnish and decorate your home.
[Wednesday, August 21, 2019]

Palo Alto Festival of the Arts features functional, beautiful pieces for the home
The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts, taking place this weekend in downtown Palo Alto, features the creations of 300 artists with works that can add up to many opportunities for that "double look."
[Wednesday, August 21, 2019]

Palo Alto Festival of the Arts features home decor, furniture
The festival showcases many items to furnish and decorate your home.
[Friday, August 16, 2019]