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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
Where to celebrate St. Patrick's Day on the Peninsula
St. Patrick's Day falls on a Friday this year, giving revelers the perfect excuse to clock out of work early for happy hour with a full evening of festivities ahead of them.
[Wednesday, March 15, 2023]

Why debut author Kimberly Young's new novel set in Silicon Valley doesn't focus on tech
After beating breast cancer, Atherton resident Kimberly Young set out to write her debut fiction book "In the Event of Death."
[Tuesday, February 14, 2023]

Here's how you can support the Half Moon Bay community right now (and take care of yourself)
Here's a list of organizations raising funds for the Jan. 23 mass shooting victims, plus memorial events and mental health resources.
[Friday, January 27, 2023]

Where to watch the San Francisco 49ers NFC Championship game around the Peninsula
Unless you're heading to Philadelphia to watch the Niners face the Eagles in person, the best seat is on your couch … or the nearest barstool.
[Thursday, January 26, 2023]

Making connections: How a Redwood City woman is fostering community through jigsaw puzzle competitions
Putting together puzzles is more than a pandemic pastime for Emma Taylor, the founder of Peninsula Puzzlers.
[Thursday, January 26, 2023]

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]