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Two people injured and one killed in East Palo Alto shooting
A 31-year old man was shot and killed this past weekend. The shooting occurred on Saturday, July 26 about 11:51 p.m. and was discovered when East Palo Alto police officers responded to a Shotspotter activation that reported multiple shots fired in the 1400 block of Kavanaugh Drive...Read more here.

East Palo Alto City Council members decide on a process to select their next city manager
The East Palo Alto City Council decided that it will select an interim city manager to replace Magda Gonzáles, the city’s current city manager, when her contract runs out this October....Read more by clicking here.

File papers now to run for a seat on the East Palo Alto City Council
Get more details about the two vacant seats on the East Palo Alto City Council that expire in November....Click here to read more details.

East Palo Alto City Council members seek a new city manager
After listening to months of community disapproval, the East Palo Alto City Council decided to replace its current City Manager, Magda González....Read more by clicking here.

A personal tribute: Remembering former State Assembly member Ira Ruskin
Since the inception of the Talking with Henrietta television show, I have interviewed hundres of interesting and engaging people...Read more here.

The East Palo Alto Boxing Club claims the victory
Two fighters from the East Palo Alto Boxing Club win in the 2014 Adidas National Boxing Tournament. See more at the East Palo Alto Today Facebook page. Click here.

Sea rise will bring severe floods to Silicon Valley's eastern edge
EAST PALO ALTO, Calif. – Thirty-year-old Gustavo Leal remembers the floodwaters reaching the doorstep of his family home in East Palo Alto. “It was bad enough that you couldn’t get out of your driveway,” he said....Read more here.

See up-to-date election results
Gov. Jerry Brown was the top vote-getter in Tuesday's primary election. But the vote for Measure AA is still too close to call....Read more here.

Low voter turnout predicted for the June 2014 election
In spite of the campaign literature that was mailed to prospective voters over the past few months, it might be hard to believe that many people might not know that there is a primary election today....Read more here.

East Palo Alto resident to be keynote speaker at local high school graduation
East Palo Alto native Erica Wilson, who has found her life’s passion as a counselor at a residential facility for human trafficking survivors, will deliver the keynote address at the Mid-Peninsula High School graduation on Saturday, May 31, 4:30 p.m....Read more here.

Ethnic voters want environmental protections, but do their lawmakers?
Ethnic minorities in California strongly favor environmental protections, yet their elected representatives -- for the most part – don’t share the same values.....Read more here.

East Palo Alto officials postpone the decision on garage conversions
A  zoning ordinance dealing with garage conversions and secondary units does not seem like an attention grabbing topic. But, judging by the number of residents who packed the East Palo Alto City Council chamber on Tuesday, May 6, the night the ordinance was discussed, the topic is a key one for many in the East Palo Alto community.....Read more here.

Former U.S. Secretary of State appears in Bay Area fundraiser
She has surprised many people with her artistic talents, and she is not considered an average performer. Former U.S. Secretary of State, Dr. Condoleeza Rice, will demonstrate her talents as the featured performer at a concert on May 3, 2014, at Cubberly Theater in Palo Alto.....Read more here.

East Palo Alto tenants sue the nation's largest landlord
Community Legal Services of East Palo Alto sued one of the U.S.' largest publicly-traded landlords, Equity Residential, on behalf of three East Palo Alto tenants.....Read more here.

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Featured Articles and Videos


Taking a Look at Community Health Centers

Guests on Natl. Community Health Center TV Discussion
From left, Dr. Deepa Srinivasan, Henrietta J. Burroughs, Dr. Jeanette Aviles and Luisa Buada sit on the set of the Talking with Henrietta television show after the taping of their discussion July 24, 2014 on the effectiveness of community health centers. See below for more information about this show.

Cities throughout the U.S. celebrate National Health Center Week every year. On this edition of Talking with Henrietta, we discuss National Health Center Week and why it is being observed. Get more information about this show by clicking here.


Human Rights for Women - A Global Issue

Guests for Human Rights for Women Show
From left, Chike Nwoffiah, Henrietta J. Burroughs and Sally Lieber are shown in this photo after their discussion on the Talking with Henrietta show. Get more details about this show below.

The abduction of hundreds of schoolgirls in Nigeria raised global issues concerning the status of women. What are some of these issues? To get more information about how this show's guests define the issues, click here.

 

Crossing the Border - Dealing with a Human Tragedy

Photo from show on Crossing the Border - Dealing with a Human Tragedy
From left, Helen Beasley, Henrietta J. Burroughs and Mariam Kelly sit on the set of the Talking with Henrietta television show after the taping of their discussion on June 26, 2014. See below for more information about this show.

It’s a situation that’s being called a human tragedy and a humanitarian crisis. What’s the current situation that these words describe? Find out on this edition of Talking with Henrietta. Click here for more details about this show.


Mental Illness - Eliminating the Stigma

Guests on Mental Illness show
From left, Veronica Shah, Henrietta J. Burroughs, Christopher Jump and Carmen Lee sit on the set of the Talking with Henrietta television show after the taping of their discussion on the topic of mental illness. Get more details about their discussion below.

The subject of mental illness is filled with myths and misconceptions. So, what are the facts? Find out on this edition of Talking with Henrietta. Go here for more information about this show.

 

Preserving Our Open Spaces - A Look at Measure AA

Photo of Yoriko Kishimoto and Henrietta J.Burroughs
From left, Yoriko Kishimoto and Henrietta J. Burroughs sit on the set of the Talking with Henrietta television show after their discussion regarding Measure AA. For more information on this show, see below.

Measure AA is an item on the June 2014 ballot that involves three California counties and 300 million dollars? What is the measure about and how will it affect us? Find out on this edition of Talking with Henrietta. Click here for more information about this show.




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