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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
Teen cited for alleged DUI crash involving police patrol vehicle
An 18-year-old driver was cited for allegedly crashing into a Mountain View police patrol vehicle while under the influence on Friday night, sending an officer to a hospital, the department said Saturday.
[Saturday, April 2, 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]

Motorcyclist dies in crash on U.S. Highway 101
A man died in a motorcycle crash on the overpass between U.S. Highway 101 and state Highway 85 in Mountain View early Saturday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
[Saturday, September 4, 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]

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.
[Friday, August 7, 2020]

Uber ride goes awry: Passenger allegedly batters driver during unexpected stop
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. The incident took place at the northeastern edge of Palo Alto.
[Wednesday, June 17, 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.
[Monday, April 20, 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]

Car catches on fire in auto repair shop, causing $300K in damage
A car that caught on fire at an auto repair shop in Mountain View early Sunday morning caused an estimated $300,000 in damage, according to the city’s Fire Department.
[Sunday, January 5, 2020]

Ex-Stanford sailing coach in college-admissions scam is sentenced: no prison time, $10K fine
Stanford University's former head sailing coach John Vandemoer became the first person to be sentenced in the college admissions case Wednesday for knowingly designating two applicants as recruits despite their lack of experience.
[Wednesday, June 12, 2019]