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Andrea Gemmet

Editor, The Almanac and Mountain View Voice

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About Andrea
Andrea Gemmet is the editor of the Mountain View Voice, 2017's winner of Online General Excellence at CNPA's Better Newspapers Contest and winner of General Excellence in 2016 and 2018 at CNPA's renamed California Journalism Awards. In 2020, she also became editor of The Almanac.
Andrea is a Midpeninsula native who got her first newspaper job while still in high school and has devoted her career to community journalism. After graduating from the University of California, Santa Cruz, she became a staff writer for The Almanac, where she covered everything from homicides and historic preservation battles to city hall shenanigans, land use, education and local characters human and non-human. Her breaking news reporting on the closure of independent bookstore Kepler's earned her a first-place award for Public Service from CNPA in 2006.

Andrea joined the Mountain View Voice in 2010 as managing editor and was promoted to the new role of editor following the retirement of Editor-in-Chief Tom Gibboney in 2014.
Stories by Andrea
Missing MV man found OK
Mountain View police are no longer searching for a missing at-risk man. Police said that Charles Ford, 64, who was reported missing by his wife Dec. 6, has been found at a medical clinic in Sanger, Calif.
[Tuesday, December 7, 2010]

Give blood, give shelter
Donors who go to Stanford Blood Center this week can give more than blood -- for every two donors, the center will contribute money to Hotel de Zink, enough to provide one bed at the homeless shelter for one night.
[Monday, November 22, 2010]

Treasures sale Saturday to benefit Villa Siena
A "treasures sale" to benefit the Villa Siena retirement community in Mountain View is set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25, at 467 Deodara Dr. in Los Altos.
[Friday, September 24, 2010]

El Camino Hospital to lay off 140
El Camino Hospital announced today, Aug. 12, that it will be laying off about 140 full- and part-time employees. The hospital has been hit hard by the recession and has seen a "sustained decrease in patient activity," El Camino officials said.
[Thursday, August 12, 2010]

Judge overturns gay marriage ban
A federal judge in San Francisco today [ overturned Proposition 8], California's ban on same-sex marriage. A rally and march organized by gay marriage rights supporters in downtown Mountain View is set for 6 p.m. tonight.
[Tuesday, August 3, 2010]