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HEADLINE NEWS: More pressure is being placed on Russia for the downing of Malaysia flight 17. Read more here.
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.
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.
The Obama Legacy Project: Latino groups launch project to save President Obama's legacy...
It’s been about a year since President Barack Obama stood within a high-school auditorium and declared the “Time is Now“ for immigration reform in this country....Read more here.
Key support for the rights of tenants
In the first step of a two step process, the East Palo Alto City Council unanimously agreed at its April 1 meeting to introduce three new ordinances that will give additional support to the rights of tenants in rental housing within the city. The three ordinances must now be combined into one new ordinance that will be considered for formal adoption by council members at their next council meeting on Tuesday, April 15. See photo from the meeting by clicking EPA Today on Facebook.
Last minute appeal for Covered California registrations
With just days away from the March 31 enrollment deadline, Covered California is partnering with various organizations to host enrollment events at libraries and other venues throughout the Bay Area....Read more by clicking here.
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The Ravenswood Family Health Center received a $5 million grant under the Obama administration's Affordable Care Act. The center is located in East Palo Alto and it has an annex in Menlo Park.
The East Palo Alto City Council voted 4 to 1 to approve the agreement with Facebook that will net the city more than $1 million. The vote to approve the agreement was cast in the council's meeting Tuesday night.
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