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.
A man who allegedly sold drugs to middle school students in Mountain View was arrested after officers served a search warrant at his home, where they found a ghost gun and nearly $2,000 in cash on Friday, June 17, police said.
[Saturday, June 18, 2022]
Mountain View police have released a sketch of a man who they're looking for in connection with a sexual battery incident that occurred in late April, according to a news release issued Friday.
[Saturday, May 28, 2022]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]