Jocelyn Dong is the editor of the Palo Alto Weekly/PaloAltoOnline.com and editorial director for the Weekly's parent company, Embarcadero Media. In her more than 20 years with the Weekly, she has covered health, business, land use, neighborhoods and general news. Jocelyn has received recognition for her work from national, state and local press clubs, and the Weekly has been named best-in-state for several years. As editorial director, she guides Embarcadero Media's Peninsula newsrooms.
Raised in Palo Alto, Jocelyn once considered a career as a musician and worked in the nonprofit sector before finding her true calling as a journalist.
Drivers along U.S. Highway 101 are facing a dizzying array of signs and lane markings between state Route 237 in Mountain View and Whipple Avenue in Redwood City with Friday's debut of express toll lanes.
[Saturday, February 12, 2022]
If there were a prize given to the first Midpeninsula ZIP code to reach 100% vaccination, it may soon go to 94304, the Palo Alto Hills area where it appears that everyone 12 years old or older has been fully or partially vaccinated.
[Thursday, May 20, 2021]
Interest is picking up in the Dumbarton Rail Corridor, a potential 18-mile public transit route that would connect Union City to Redwood City, with stops along the way in cities including East Palo Alto and Menlo Park.
[Wednesday, March 17, 2021]
SamTrans will host a virtual public meeting on Monday to discuss the Dumbarton Rail Corridor project, an effort local transit leaders hope could significantly relieve traffic jams on the Dumbarton Bridge.
[Monday, March 15, 2021]
Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters Shannon Bushey acknowledged concerns that have been raised about election security on Tuesday, however, she said safeguards have been put in place to ensure the integrity of the results.
[Friday, October 16, 2020]
Six emergency-response units were called out to rescue a driver whose car rolled over on Central Expressway in Mountain View and caught fire shortly before 5:30 p.m. Saturday.
[Saturday, March 16, 2019]