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[13 Dec 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Former UFC fighter Eugene Jackson working to mentor East Palo Alto youth Eugene “The Wolf” Jackson is working with a coalition to fund after-school boxing programs, golf programs, music programs and other initiatives for the youth of East Palo Alto.

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[31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off | ]
East Palo Alto parcel tax has benefited police more than violence prevention efforts In 2006, voters approved a parcel tax that would equally fund public safety measures and violence prevention programs. The city is now racing the clock to use unspent prevention money before the tax expires.

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[23 Oct 2013 | Comments Off | ]
San Jose puts spotlight on gang-related crime in series of community meetings Despite a reported drop in gang-related violent crimes, San Jose is hosting town hall meetings to listen to community concerns about gang members selling drugs outside schools and wall graffiti marking turf.

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[21 Oct 2013 | Comments Off | ]
New California law redefines drug transport charge in effort to ease prison crowding Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed into law Assembly Bill 721, which narrows the definition of drug transport to drug possession with the explicit intention to sell.

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[10 Oct 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Menlo Park to deploy cameras in Belle Haven and license-plate readers in three police cars Menlo Park police will use technology to identify stolen or suspicious vehicles and to monitor Belle Haven neighborhood streets. But some are concerned about privacy and racial profiling.

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[16 Apr 2013 | Comments Off | ]
San Jose tattoo removal program helps give troubled youth a fresh start San Jose’s Clean Slate program has been rehabilitating local young adults for nearly 20 years by offering them free removal of the tattoos that are preventing them from moving forward with their lives.

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[11 Apr 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Commercial real estate report and a look at school truancy’s ties to community crime [PODCAST] On this week’s Peninsula Report Radio show, Atul Singh, editor-in-chief of FairObserver.com, joins us to discuss North Korea, America and the warlike words that flow in both directions. In the midst of bluster and fear, what and how should the media report? Also this week, Peninsula Press reporter Anna Li gives us a Silicon Valley economic update through the lens of bricks and mortar — commercial real estate occupany rates are reaching record highs in the valley. And Alexei Koseff returns with an East Palo …