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HEADLINE NEWS: Concern over climate change led to the biggest global march in history. Read more about the march by clicking here.
Congresswoman Jackie Speier calls on the NFL to immediately change its policy on domestic violence
Of the 56 arrests for domestic violence since Roger Goodell became Commissioner, there have only been suspensions for 13 games. Players continue to play games, even if there is clear evidence for their guilt. To see Congresswoman Jackie Speier address the subject in a House floor speech, click here.
Several weekend shootings in East Palo Alto leave one man dead
Two people were shot and one of them died over the weekend in East Palo Alto. The shooting occurred Saturday near the 1600 block of Michigan Avenue. ...Read more here.
Study: Wealth of Calif. Nonprofits Not Evenly Spread Throughout State
SAN FRANCISCO -- Nonprofit organizations are an economic force in California – as an industry, they’re now the fourth largest employer in the state – but the ones that do work in communities of color and low-income areas have far fewer financial resources....Read more here.
One of East Palo Alto's major parks gets a children's playground
Over the past few weeks, it was hard for anyone who, walked or drove by Bell Street Park, to miss the construction taking place there. This week, the construction in the park took a giant step towards completion....Read more here.
AME Zion Church leaders express outrage over the killing of Michael Brown
The Board of Bishops of The AME Zion Church, The Freedom Church, shares the outrage expressed by people of good will across the nation that once again, parents are burying a child as the result of gun violence.....Read more here.
Young man dies in East Palo Alto shooting
Three young people were injured and one killed by gunfire over the weekend in East Palo Alto. East Palo Alto police responded to a Shotspotter Activation and calls reporting gunshots fired near Purdue Street and Georgetown Avenue ....Read more here.
Community members meet the East Palo Alto police chief finalists
The East Palo Alto community had an opportunity to meet the three finalists who are in the running to be East Palo Alto’s next police chief. The introductions took place at a community “meet and greet” event this past Saturday in the East Palo Alto City Council Chambers....Read more here.
Finalists will be interviewed for the East Palo Alto police chief position
On Saturday, August 9, a 10-member community panel, appointed by the East Palo Alto City Council, will interview three candidates who were selected as finalists for the chief of police position in East Palo Alto .... Click here.
East Palo Alto is closer to getting a police chief
After having three interim police chiefs this year, East Palo Alto residents, might soon have a permanent police chief. For more news, read the post on the East Palo Alto Today Facebook page here.
East Palo Alto residents observe National Night Out
Today marks the observance of "America's Night Out Against Crime." The observance is now commonly called National Night Out, and it is a nationwide event that is designed to increase neighborhood awareness about crime and bring neighbors together...Read more here.
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.
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