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HEADLINE NEWS: Pres. Obama says racial bias in the Ferguson police department isn't isolated. See more details here.
Carlos Martinez is East Palo Alto's new city manager
Read more about his appointment on East Palo Alto Today's Facebook page. Click here.
Midpen's African American History Month celebration was a major attraction
The East Palo Alto and Belle Haven communities came together to celebrate African American History Month at the Ravenswood Open Space Preserve, next to Cooley Landing Park. ...Read more here.
Another case of measles is confirmed in San Mateo County
The San Mateo County Health System confirmed the County’s fourth measles case since the outbreak began in December 2014. The latest case involves a San Mateo County resident who used public transportation .... Read more by clicking here.
Myth that there are more Black men in prison than college is debunked
In a 2013 column for The Root, Howard University professor and Congressional Black Caucus Foundational analyst Ivory A. Toldson said that the myth about there being more Black men in prison than in college is “the most frequently quoted statistic about Black men in the United States.” ....Read more by clicking here.
Next East Palo Alto city manager is selected
The East Palo Alto City Council chose Interim City Manager, Carlos Martinez, as East Palo Alto's next city manager....Read more by clicking here.
Heavy rain, wind advisory this weekend for Northern California
The U.S. National Weather Service for San Francisco Bay Area/Monterey California reports that a weather system tapping into subtropical moisture will bring heavy rainfall and high winds to northern California through the weekend....Read more by clicking here.
Child support payments are easier to make in San Mateo County
Over 8,000 individuals owing child support to San Mateo County residents have another convenient option to make their cash payments....Read more by clicking here.
East Palo Alto community members celebrate mural unveiling
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East Palo Alto police open a new homicide investigation
A 36-year-old man from San Jose was shot in East Palo Alto yesterday around 6:05 p.m. The victim, identified as Steven Porter, Jr., was found by East Palo Alto police officers when they responded to a Shotspotter activation from the 1300 block of Camellia Drive....Read more here.
East Palo Alto's mayor announces her intent to speak to Pres. Obama
Mayor Lisa Yarbrough Gauthier spoke about her trip to Washington, D.C. at last night's East Palo Alto City Council meeting...Read more here.
Intel announces a bold plan to diversify its workforce
When the Rev. Jesse Jackson visited East Palo Alto in April 2014, he gathered support for the Rainbow Push Coalition's efforts to call attention to the lack of diversity in Silicon Valley's high tech companies....Read more here.
East Palo Alto police investigate reports of multiple gunshots fired
East Palo Alto police officers witnessed a busy start to 2015. The East Palo Alto Police Department received calls on the first day of the new year about multiple gunshots being fired in one city neighborhood.....Read more here.
East Palo Alto families get food and toys for the holidays
Santa Claus paid an early visit this past weekend to hundreds of children in East Palo Alto. Thanks to the collaboration of various community organizations, families throughout the city received free food and toys for the holidays....Read more here.
Californians now have more time to obtain Affordable Health Care coverage
The deadline to sign up for affordable health insurance starting January 1, 2015 has been extended. Residents now have until midnight on Sunday, December 21 ....Read more here.
Sen. Jerry Hill announces the 7th there Oughta Be A Law Contest
Do you see things around you that you think could be improved by a new law that you would like to see passed? If so, here's your chance to propose your idea for the new law.....Read more here.
East Palo Alto has new leaders on its city council
The East Palo Alto City Council selected its new mayor and vice mayor during the council's special reorganization meeting on Thursday, December 4, 2014. Click here to see on the East Palo Alto Today Facebook page who the new council leaders are.
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