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Can Yoga Turn Around East Palo Alto Schools’ Drop-Out Rate?

A school district in a low-income area of East Palo Alto is hoping to lower dropout rates by launching a health and wellness program that includes yoga.

01/21/2015

Sharon Chin and Kate Kelly report from Eastside College Preparatory School. (CBS)

KPIX Celebrates 10 Years Of Profiling Bay Area Jefferson Award Winners

It’s now been ten years that KPIX 5 has been profiling Bay Area Jefferson Award winners — stories on the quiet heroes who show one person can make a difference in our community.

01/14/2015

(CBS)

East Palo Alto Man Jailed For Theft During Belmont Funeral Reception

An East Palo Alto man was sentenced to two years of incarceration Monday for stealing a wallet while working as a caterer with his girlfriend at a Belmont funeral reception last summer, prosecutors said Tuesday.

01/06/2015

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Barrage Of Gunfire Narrowly Misses Officers On Patrol In East Palo Alto

Two East Palo Alto police officers escaped injury when at least one person shot at them early Thursday morning.

01/01/2015

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Palo Alto Police Arrest Man After He Led Them On Pursuit Ending With Crash, Neighborhood Search

A San Jose man who allegedly drove a stolen vehicle was arrested after leading authorities on a vehicle pursuit that led to a crash and neighborhood search through Palo Alto early Sunday morning.

12/28/2014

Police on the scene after protesters block Highway 101 near University Avenue on December 3, 2014. A protest was held over a New York City grand jury's decision not to prosecute a white police officer in the death of an unarmed black man. (CBS)

Stanford Student Protesters Block Highway 101 Over NYPD Chokehold Death

About 150 people, many of them students at Stanford University, briefly blocked Highway 101 Wednesday night following a New York City grand jury’s decision in the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of a white police officer.

12/04/2014

Manuel Sedillo (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Former San Mateo Co. Child Protective Services Worker Accused Of Having Sex With Teen Clients Enters Plea

A former social worker accused of having sex with two teenage clients while working for the San Mateo County Child Protective Services agency pleaded not guilty earlier this week to 20 counts of oral copulation and sexual intercourse with a minor.

12/03/2014

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Man Arrested For Allegedly Watching Young Girls Shower At Palo Alto Motel

Palo Alto police arrested an East Palo Alto man on Thursday after he was spotted allegedly watching two young girls as they showered in a hotel.

10/25/2014

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Police Investigate East Palo Alto Shooting Death

Officers responded Friday evening to a shooting in the 1100 block of Laurel Ave. and found Mark Madden, of Fremont, suffering from gunshot wounds.

10/04/2014

(CBS SF)

Cal Student Rising Above Supports Disabled Mom With Cisco Internship

Growing up in East Palo Alto, Markel Moore says he’s had to work hard for everything — like becoming the first in his family to go to college and earning the scholarships to pay for it.

10/02/2014

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