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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
Cammie Vail plants seeds of growth for local nonprofits
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]

Three out of 5 survey respondents continue to mask up in public settings
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]

Nonprofit welcomes Year of the Tiger with dumplings, 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.
[Thursday, January 27, 2022]

Holiday Fund: Rich May Field offers youth a place to play, get exercise through sports
The legacy of East Palo Alto police Officer Rich May lives on at a synthetic turf field that many community groups can call their own.
[Friday, December 10, 2021]

Teen pilot on trip around the world swings by Palo Alto
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]

Large fire hits home in Old Palo Alto neighborhood
Firefighters battled a large fire at a home in the Old Palo Alto neighborhood on Tuesday night, which led to evacuations.
[Wednesday, September 15, 2021]

Guilty: Jury convicts John Getreu in 1974 Stanford murder
After a two-week jury trial, John Getreu has been convicted of murdering 21-year-old Janet Ann Taylor on Stanford University property nearly 50 years ago.
[Tuesday, September 14, 2021]

Khan Lab School sets sights on Palo Alto space for K-8 students
Khan Lab School in Mountain View is looking to bring its K-8 students to Palo Alto, a proposal that will be discussed at a virtual community meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
[Monday, June 14, 2021]

Santa Clara County opens vaccinations to all 65+
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]

Safeway janitors seek more compensation, protective gear in the face of COVID-19
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]