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.
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]