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.
In January 2020, Cammie Vail filed her six month's notice for retirement after 17 years as the Palo Alto Community Fund's executive director. Little did she know that her final months in the role would bring unprecedented challenges.
[Friday, April 15, 2022]
To examine how COVID-19 has upended our everyday routines over the past two years, we conducted a local poll that showed many people expect to continue taking precautions against the disease moving forward.
[Friday, March 18, 2022]
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.
[Thursday, January 27, 2022]
Could Zara Rutherford make the history books as the youngest person to fly around the world? The 19-year-old Belgian, who recently visited Palo Alto, is in the midst of the trip that could make her a household name.
[Saturday, September 18, 2021]
COVID-19 vaccinations will now be available to all residents and workers in Santa Clara County who are 65 years and older, regardless of where they receive their health care, county officials announced Thursday.
[Thursday, February 4, 2021]
Citing the risk of getting COVID-19 at their workplaces, janitors who clean Safeway stores across the Bay Area protested in Palo Alto on Thursday to demand safeguards for their health and financial security.
[Thursday, August 6, 2020]
A teenager accused of violently assaulting a man in his 80s in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood, leaving him with multiple stab wounds, was arrested on Friday evening, police said Wednesday.
[Wednesday, August 5, 2020]