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John Bricker

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About John
John Bricker joined the Palo Alto Weekly in 2022. He edits and writes stories about life in Palo Alto, with a focus on features, arts and special publications. He also leads the Weekly’s team of editorial interns.
A California native, John grew up in San Jose and graduated from San Jose State University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism after transferring from De Anza College. Before joining Embarcadero Media, he edited social media and the newsletter for San José Spotlight, a nonprofit online publication covering local news. Throughout college, he worked in student newsrooms as a reporter, opinion editor, executive producer and advertising creative director. He follows God, plays guitar and will not stop listening to and raving about his favorite music.
Stories by John
Holiday Fund: Inspiring and connecting kids by making the arts accessible
Launched in 2021 with a grant from the Weekly's Holiday Fund, the Pacific Art League's Free Expressive Art Open Studio Sessions give kids the freedom to create.
[Friday, December 9, 2022]

Annual Moonlight Run & Walk draws thousands to Palo Alto Baylands
Under the full harvest moon, thousands gathered at the Palo Alto Baylands for the 38th annual Moonlight Run & Walk on Friday.
[Saturday, September 10, 2022]

Participants in this year's Moonlight Run reflect on why they exercise together
This year's annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run will bring together community members from all walks of life, including first-timers and families who have made the event their tradition.
[Friday, September 2, 2022]

Joji brings inventive R&B to Frost Amphitheater
Japanese singer and producer George Miller's long and eventful artistic journey leads him to Stanford’s Frost Amphitheater Sept. 1.
[Thursday, September 1, 2022]

Frost Amphitheater fills summer with diverse performances
Live music fans can look forward to an eclectic lineup this summer at Frost Amphitheater. Stanford Live is teaming up with fellow Bay Area arts organizations for a summer performance series that spans genres and generations.
[Tuesday, June 28, 2022]

Cubberley artists hold open studios Saturday
The public can visit artists’ work spaces and participate in hands-on activities when the Cubberley Artist Studio Program hosts an open studios event on June 4.
[Thursday, June 2, 2022]

Paly sends off graduating seniors who seize the moment
Palo Alto High School's 2022 graduation ceremony was defined by a thankfulness to be together, along with the bittersweet knowledge that many students were saying goodbye.
[Wednesday, June 1, 2022]

Roem & The Revival kicks off summer event series with soulful R&B
San Francisco-based band Roem & The Revival brings "soul-drenched" R&B to Hetch Hetchy Park at The Village at San Antonio Center in a live show on June 2.
[Wednesday, June 1, 2022]