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Reading Bonanza in the Park: May 14th, Another Successful Turnout!

Midpen Media has received a warm thank you for its support of Bring Me A Book’s Sixth Annual Reading Bonanza in the Park.  Jesse Norfleet, Midpen’s youth engagement manager served on the planning committee as well as created the PSA. The annual one day event promotes literacy and the joys of reading to the youth of East Palo Alto. Here’s Read More…

Talking with Henrietta: Building Affordable Housing

One city in the Bay Area has found a way to provide more affordable housing than other more affluent cities.  Henrietta talks with guests about the city and their methods to build affordable housing. Guests:  Ruben Abrica, East Palo Alto City Council & former EPA Mayor; William Webster, East Palo Alto Activist; Christopher Pope, Project Read More…

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Talking with Henrietta

Representatives from the City of East Palo Alto and local community organizations join host Henrietta Burroughs in a discussion about the White House’s “My Brother’s Keeper” Community Challenge and opportunities for young people of color.

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Talking with Henrietta

The mayors of East Palo Alto (Lisa Yarbrough Gauthier), Menlo Park (Catherine Carlton) and Palo Alto (Karen Holman) discuss local issues, including affordable housing, creek flooding and traffic.

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Michael Uhila Presents

Michael Uhila Presents has been on the air since 2011. This show has everything: local music videos, yoga reporting, acting like actors, artsy stuff, a fashion show, interviewing former WWE wrestling champion Chyna, and dancing.  The aesthetics are valuable and the show goes on with the curiosity of a cat beyond nine lives. It’s stupid, crazy-fun and Read More…

Voter Alert! Get Informed Here!

You never want to pull the curtain on the voting booth, stare blankly at the names, and start reciting “eeny-meeny-miny-moe.” This is the kind of off-year election where it’s hard to find much information about candidates and measures – especially for local races such as the Menlo Park Fire Protection District where five candidates are Read More…

Make The Call

The Make the Call television show – co-produced by the East Palo Alto Police Dept. and the Media Center – profiles unsolved homicide cases (“cold cases”). It features the friends and families of murder victims and local law enforcement, to humanize the victims, encourage witnesses to get involved, and elicit information that will help solve Read More…

Alive and Free Youth Media

“Alive and Free” Stories East Palo Alto is a tough town to grow up in. There’s a lot of love and community, but also a lot of gang activity centered around turf and drug sales. A lot of young people have died before their time. Others have wasted many years in prison. In 2009, two Read More…