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Details emerge about death of Iongi

Original post made on Aug 17, 2007

Hanging out with friends on the evening of Friday, Dec. 22, 16-year-old Maikeli Iongi pulled out a gun, one of his pals later told investigators.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, March 28, 2007, 12:00 AM

Comments (5)

Posted by KINIA PAHULU, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Aug 17, 2007 at 1:14 am

ITS SOME BULL HOW YOU GET THE STORY OF ONE SIDE...AND LEAVE THE OTHER SIDE LOOKING LIKE THEY WERE THE BAD GUYS. FOR SOME REASON THE MEDIA HAS BEEN DOING THIS FOR THE PAST COUPLE OF CENTURIES...BUT THE SAD PART IS, PEOPLE STILL BUYS INTO THE BULL!


Posted by Ralph, a resident of Midtown
on Aug 17, 2007 at 2:06 am

Kinia, I', sorry you feel this reporting ia biased and innacurate, but I don't think calling them names will make the situation better. If you know people who know more about the story than got written, introduce them to the reporter in the byline. It'a very common for a reporters to write a follow up story that digs deeper into why something like this happened. Get your sources to the reporter so that he (or she) will have the information they need to write a valid and truely all-encompassing follow up story.


It seems to me that you shouldn't complain a about a process unless you've tried to be a part of it first! If you've tried to improve it and gotten rejected, then you can and should take your complaints public.

Good luck.
D


Posted by joe, a resident of Charleston Gardens
on Aug 19, 2007 at 3:56 pm

Did Becky write this article? The grammar is terrible, ex: "decided the youth was larger than him," so it is hard to believe she did, based on her article about the city web site.

Also, for example, what does "assaulting a school employee with profanity" mean - an assault accompanied by profanity? Or "just" being profane?

Is the person's last name not actually capitalized?

This sounds more like it was posted by someone who is barely literate.


Posted by KINIA, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Nov 6, 2007 at 1:06 am

I DIDN'T CALL ANYBODY, ANYTHING...IT'S JUST THAT, THEY SHOULD'VE GOT MORE INFORMATION, THAN JUST WRITING ONE SIDE OF THE STORY, AND NOT PROJECTING THE FAMILY SIDE OF THE STORY...THE TRUTH OF THE MATTER IS THAT THE PEOPLE WILL NEVER HAVE THEIR VOICE, UNLESS IT IS POLITICAL.


Posted by 292, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jul 25, 2008 at 3:37 pm

r.i.p lil one i love and miss my dawg out here. bt its all love dou da man in heaven got him patrolin the pearly gates.rip dawg


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