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Jamey Padojino

Digital Editor, Palo Alto Weekly/PaloAltoOnline.com

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About Jamey
Jamey V. Padojino joined the Palo Alto Weekly in 2017. She edits online stories, compiles the Express newsletter and curates the Weekly's social media accounts. Jamey also covers breaking news. She was part of the teams that covered the college admissions scandal, fraud conviction of former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes and missing persons case of a couple that survived nine days in the wilderness, among other stories. She also creates interactives such as charts, maps and quizzes.

Jamey, a Bay Area native, was previously the South Bay Bureau reporter at Bay City News Service. She graduated from the University of San Francisco with a bachelor's degree in communication studies and minor in journalism.
Stories by Jamey
'Seasoned' government executive becomes East Palo Alto's interim city manager
The East Palo Alto City Council approved the appointment of assistant city manager Patrick Heisinger as interim city manager, effective May 1.
[Wednesday, April 13, 2022]

Nonprofit welcomes Year of the Tiger with red envelope distribution, fundraiser
While WizChinese won't hold its annual Lunar New Year festival in light of the recent omicron surge, the nonprofit still plans to spread cheer to usher in the Year of the Tiger.
[Friday, January 28, 2022]

Argument escalates into stabbing during party
A stabbing during a party in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood early Sunday morning left a man hospitalized with serious injuries, police said.
[Sunday, September 19, 2021]

Person rescued from Woodside house fire early Sunday
One person was rescued in a house fire on Skyline Boulevard in Woodside early Sunday morning, according to Cal Fire.
[Sunday, December 27, 2020]

Former venture capital CEO sentenced in college admissions scam
Manuel Henriquez, the former CEO of a Palo Alto-based venture capital firm, was sentenced Wednesday to six months in prison for paying more than $500,000 to help his daughters get admitted to college in a national admissions scam.
[Wednesday, July 29, 2020]

Drive-by shooting sends police on search for gunman
Detectives are looking for a man who fired multiple shots at an occupied car near U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto on Wednesday.
[Thursday, June 11, 2020]

Eshoo takes steps to increase police accountability from the federal level on down
U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo this week joined federal lawmakers in proposing major reforms for law enforcement and raising concerns over reported surveillance of peaceful demonstrators.
[Thursday, June 11, 2020]

Earth Day events go virtual on Midpeninsula
With stay-at-home orders in place, many local Earth Day events are going virtual with their events marking the 50th anniversary of the unofficial holiday.
[Tuesday, April 21, 2020]

Judge sends Atherton mom to prison for college admissions scandal
An Atherton woman who paid more than $500,000 to help her children get into college through a nationwide admissions scandal was sentenced on Tuesday to seven months in prison, according to prosecutors.
[Tuesday, March 31, 2020]

Workers strike fire hydrant with forklift, creating 'waterfall' at Menlo Park construction site
Construction has been suspended at a Stanford building site in Menlo Park, where workers partially sheared off a fire hydrant that gushed an estimated 4,500 gallons of water per minute for an hour, the Menlo Park fire district said.
[Saturday, February 29, 2020]