East Palo Alto

Rev. Albert Macklin of the New Sweet Home Church in East Palo Alto sits in the pews after his church was robbed on July 21, 2015. (CBS)

Burglars Steal From Blind East Palo Alto Pastor’s Church

A church on the Peninsula finds itself in dire straits after burglars cleaned it out. The incident is an especially painful blow for the pastor, who is blind.

07/21/2015

Father John Coleman, and Jose de la Torre, the bystander who helped him as he was being brutally attacked outside a church in East Palo Alto. (CBS)

89-Year-Old Priest Beaten In Front Of East Palo Alto Church, Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

An elderly priest was assaulted with his own cane in the parking lot of an East Palo Alto church earlier this week by a suspected methamphetamine user.

07/16/2015

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Top 5 Peninsula Brunch Spots To Celebrate a Graduate

Five recommendations in the Peninsula to celebrate with your graduate…

05/13/2015

The body of 16-year-old Miguel Melendez was found in a burned out trailer in East Palo Alto on April 24, 2015. (CBS)

East Palo Alto Family Seeks Answers After Teen Found Dead In Burned Out Trailer

The grieving family of a 16-year old Miguel Melendez is demanding answers, after his burned body was found in a trailer in East Palo Alto last month. Melendez was not identified by authorities until last week.

05/11/2015

Giovanna Vargas Hernandez (Palo Alto Police)

Palo Alto Burglary Suspect Who Left Driver License Behind Arrested 30 Minutes Later

Police arrested a burglar Monday morning after she accidentally dropped her driver’s license while struggling with the homeowner to get away.

04/28/2015

Santa Cruz fire

Body Found At Abandoned East Palo Alto Refinery After Fire

A person was killed Friday morning in a fire at an abandoned chemical refinery site in East Palo Alto, firefighters said.

04/24/2015

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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

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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

Patrol Car

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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