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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
Violent assault leaves elderly man with several stab wounds
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]

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 in a national college admissions scam.
[Wednesday, July 29, 2020]

Three months into shutdown, Palo Alto brings back more city services
A few more city services have become available again to Palo Alto residents, though they can expect some changes due to the coronavirus crisis.
[Friday, June 19, 2020]

Uber ride goes awry: Passenger allegedly batters driver during unexpected stop in Palo Alto
An Uber passenger who requested a destination change during the middle of his ride allegedly battered his driver and attempted to steal the vehicle on Friday, police said.
[Monday, June 15, 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.
[Wednesday, June 10, 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.
[Wednesday, June 10, 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.
[Friday, April 17, 2020]

Judge sends Atherton mom to prison for college admissions scandal
An Atherton woman who paid over $500,000 to help her children get into college through a national admissions scandal received a seven-month prison sentence on Tuesday, according to prosecutors.
[Tuesday, March 31, 2020]

Missing couple found alive
Missing Palo Alto residents Carol Kiparsky and Ian Irwin were found alive on Saturday morning, eight days after they were last seen in Marin County.
[Saturday, February 22, 2020]

Palo Alto teens honored for artistic excellence
Five high school students from Palo Alto are among the hundreds of 2020 YoungArts winners, the National YoungArts Foundation announced on Nov. 26.
[Wednesday, December 18, 2019]