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Linda Navarro

Charity Events Columnist

Linda has been a Gazette journalist for nearly 50 years. She has been a writer and editor and has covered beats including police, courts, television and features. She has also been a news researcher and for several years wrote a column answering readers' questions, "Did You Ever Wonder?" Since 2006 she has been both writer and photographer for "Around Town" events, many of them charity fundraisers raising millions of dollars for many of this area's 2,000 nonprofits.

Ent Center for the Arts Opening Gala: Cutting the ribbon of the Marie Walsh Sharpe Gallery of Contemporary Art
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Ent Center for the Arts Opening Gala: Cutting the ribbon of the Marie Walsh Sharpe Gallery of Contemporary Art 020318 Photo by Linda Navarro
1968 Olympic figure skating gold medalist Peggy Fleming Jenkins and husband Greg visited with longtime friends and Lake Tahoe vacation fishing buddies Marilyn and Mike Andersen, who had the top auction bid for a special Penrose Room dinner for the foursome.
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1968 Olympic figure skating gold medalist Peggy Fleming Jenkins and husband Greg visited with longtime friends and Lake Tahoe vacation fishing buddies Marilyn and Mike Andersen, who had the top auction bid for a special Penrose Room dinner for the foursome. 012018 Photo by Linda Navarro
People enjoy a invite-only soft opening on Friday July 28, 2017 that Goat Patch Brewing Co., the anchor brewery put on at the redeveloped Lincoln School. The company celebrated its grand opening on Monday. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).
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Senior Holiday Dinner and Dance: Claude and Connie Sanchez were celebrities at the Senior Resource Council evening. They met when she asked him to dance two years ago and were married at the Inn at Garden Plaza. This was their second anniversary dancing at the Senior Resource Council event. 
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Senior Holiday Dinner and Dance: Claude and Connie Sanchez were celebrities at the Senior Resource Council evening. They met when she asked him to dance two years ago and were married at the Inn at Garden Plaza. This was their second anniversary dancing at the Senior Resource Council event. 120917 PHoto by Linda Navarro
Representing the figure skating history of the Broadmoor World Arena at the 20-year anniversary celebration, American pairs champions Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Chris Knierim. 011818 Photo by Linda Navarro
Representing the figure skating history of the Broadmoor World Arena at the 20-year anniversary celebration, American pairs champions Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Chris Knierim. 011818 Photo by Linda Navarro
Kelly Clark competes in the 2016 Winter X Games Women's Superpipe Finals at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colo. on Sunday, Jan. 31 2016. (The Gazette, Liz Copan)
Kelly Clark competes in the 2016 Winter X Games Women's Superpipe Finals at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colo. on Sunday, Jan. 31 2016. (The Gazette, Liz Copan)