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Jocelyn Dong

Editorial Director, Embarcadero Media, and Editor, Palo Alto Weekly/

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About Jocelyn
Jocelyn Dong is the editor of the Palo Alto Weekly/ 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.
Stories by Jocelyn
Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel and a philanthropist who donated billions, dies
Gordon Moore, a pioneering Silicon Valley scientist and leading philanthropist, died on Friday, March 24, at his home in Hawaii, Intel Corporation and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation jointly announced. He was 94.
[Friday, March 24, 2023]

Confused by the new lane signage on U.S. Highway 101? Here's what you need to know
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]

Hey Midpeninsula, how vaccinated is your ZIP code?
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]

Living 6 feet apart: Here's what Midpeninsula residents are taking away from a year of life in a pandemic
One year in, locals share their experiences of life under the COVID-19 pandemic and takeaways from this unprecedented, and hopefully not-to-be-repeated, year.
[Friday, March 19, 2021]

Could new rail project ease traffic gridlock on Dumbarton Bridge?
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]

Public meeting on Dumbarton Rail Corridor project to be held Monday
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]

With election integrity at top of mind, what is Santa Clara County doing to keep your votes secure?
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]

Driver hurt in fiery collision
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]

Home Front: Going Native garden tour
This week's Home Front column takes a look at a native garden tour.
[Friday, March 25, 2016]

Home Front: real estate and home news briefs
This week's Home Front column features a call for teachers for the Spring Share Faire and a look at new Community Choice Energy programs in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.
[Friday, March 18, 2016]