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  1. Mortgage broker who scammed East Palo Alto residents goes to prisonRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    A San Jose mortgage broker who defrauded East Palo Alto and South Bay residents out of hundreds of thousands of dollars and caused them to lose their homes will serve time in federal prison, according to the U.S. Attorney General's office. Linda Dung Tran , 36, was sentenced to three 16-month terms for conspiracy to make false statements to banks, making false statements to a bank and conspiracy to commit money laundering as part of a plea deal with prosecutors.

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  2. Children in YMCA adult locker rooms questionedRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    The YMCA of Silicon Valley has been allowing children 7 years old and younger to join their opposite-sex parents in the locker rooms. But some users of the Palo Alto Family YMCA on Ross Road say the policy opens the door for inappropriate exposure and is disturbing to adult members.

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  3. East Palo Alto housing complex gets faceliftRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    After months of repairs and a temporary relocation, East Palo Alto residents will celebrate the recently completed renovation of their housing complexes on Woodland Avenue. Photo courtesy of MidPen Housing.

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  4. Palo Alto to ponder its lobbying prioritiesRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Faced with pressure to build more housing, improve flood protection and plan for high-speed rail, Palo Alto officials will consider tonight their strategy for lobbying state and federal officials for help. The City Council's Policy and Services Committee will discuss on Tuesday night the city's legislative priorities and its strategies for getting attention and assistance from Sacramento and Washington.

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  5. Palo Alto: Pedestrian killed in suspected DUI crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Palo Alto police conduct an investigation after a driver, suspected of drunken driving, allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian on East Bayshore Road near Pulgas Avenue Monday morning. Photo by Veronica Weber.

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  6. Free and equalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    "All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood."

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  7. Pass-happy Cougars may present problem for StanfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Knowing that Washington State's record-setting quarterback Connor Halliday will throw the ball about 75 percent of the time won't made defending him any easier. "The ball is going to be thrown around a lot," Cardinal strong safety Jordan Richards said.

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  8. Graffiti arrest of East Palo Alto men leads to drug bustRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Menlo Park police officers conducting a graffiti sting Wednesday night arrested two East Palo Alto men after the two were caught allegedly spray painting on the Ringwood pedestrian bridge. When officers attempted to contact Hector Nieblasbastidas, 18, and Flavio Gomez, 18, one of the men ran off over the pedestrian bridge toward Van Buren Road.

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  9. Supervisors approve funding to expand North County homeless servicesRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Unable to secure a new emergency cold-weather shelter to replace a longtime facility that closed earlier this year, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a plan that would provide up to $1.1 million in funding to give North County's homeless population a place to go on cold nights this winter, according to a Santa Clara County press release. When the Sunnyvale Armory, which long served as a homeless shelter, closed to make way for an affordable housing development in March, North County lost more than 125 emergency shelter beds.

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  10. East Palo Alto official fined for conflict-of-interest caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    East Palo Alto City Councilman Larry Moody has agreed to pay $3,000 in a conflict-of-interest case, after voting to award a grant to a nonprofit organization where his wife works, according to documents filed by attorneys for the California Fair Political Practices Commission. Moody voted during a City Council meeting on Nov. 6, 2013, to award the $77,000 grant to New Creation Home Ministries and Able Works, where his wife, Lisa, is a parenting-class coordinator.

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  11. Fremont man fatally shot in East Palo AltoRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Police said officers responded at 5:08 p.m. to a report of a shooting in the 1100 block of Laurel Avenue and located Mark Madden, 20, of Fremont, suffering from gunshot wounds. East Palo Alto police are asking anyone with information on the homicide to call 650-321-112.

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  12. Forum eyes causes, solutions for inequalities in math educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Silicon Valley Community Foundation President Emmett Carson speaks to the audience at a town hall tour on math misplacement hosted by the California Legislative Black Caucus in East Palo Alto on Tuesday, Sept. 30. Photo by Elena Kadvany.

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  13. East Palo Alto man convicted of murdering girlfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    A 49-year-old man who stabbed and slashed his girlfriend to death in a jealous rage was convicted of first-degree murder on Thursday by a San Mateo County jury. Richard Earl Slaughter of East Palo Alto was convicted of killing Philomena Ashford-Anderson, 47, on Aug. 12, 2013, in the Newell Road apartment they shared.

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  14. Resilience, relationships mark Athena winner's successRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Like many women in the 1970s, investment adviser Jane Williams faced significant career challenges in what was deemed a man's profession. It didn't matter that she had a degree in economics from Boston University or that she had been a member of the university's Economics Honor Society.

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  15. Former tennis greats highlight EPATT Pro-Am tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    The inaugural EPATT Kids Cup Pro-Am Tennis Tournament, benefiting the after-school tennis and tutoring program for underserved kids in East Palo Alto, will be held Saturday at Stanford's Taube Family Tennis Center. The event is hoping to raise $100,000 for EPATT to support its mission and extend its program to the Ravenswood City School District.

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  16. Palo Alto officials blast water board for project delaysRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Frustrated by a permitting process that continues to plague two long-awaited construction projects in the Baylands, furious Palo Alto officials on Monday teed off at the state agency that they hold responsible for the endless delays. The City Council on Monday officially gave up on its plan to start the reconfiguration the Palo Alto Municipal Golf Course this year when it voted unanimously to cancel all the bids it has received for the project.

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  17. East Palo Alto men sentenced to four years for threatening child with gunRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Two East Palo Alto men who recorded themselves pushing a young boy in the head with a loaded handgun and threatening to shoot him and his father because the father is an alleged gang member were sentenced to four years and four months in state prison on Friday, Sept. 19. The men also threatened the child with the handgun as one man racked a round in the weapon, according to the cell phone video, the San Mateo County District Attorney's office said.

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  18. Editorial: Growing the shuttleRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    As one piece of a multi-pronged approach to improving transit options and addressing parking and congestion, city officials are in the process of finalizing a plan to expand the Palo Alto shuttle program . Armed with a consultant study, the city's transportation department is proposing three changes to the existing shuttle program at an annual cost of more than a half million dollars, which the city council has partially provided for in this year's budget.

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  19. East Palo Alto men plead not guilty to beating elderly cyclistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Two 18-year-olds who allegedly punched a 68-year-old man off his bicycle and kicked him in the chest during a robbery pleaded not guilty to a string of felonies on Sept. 17, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's office.

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  20. East Palo Alto program builds a culture of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Tommy Occhiuto, co-director of arts and music at Live In Peace, leads the Hip Hop Orchestra rehearsal in the music studio space on September 10, 2014. Photo by Veronica Weber.

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