ELECTION 2008: Stories, opinion and resources

Palo Alto voters to consider library bond Measure N

Santa Clara and San Mateo County voters will be asked to decide on a host of races on Election Day Nov. 4.

Palo Alto voters will consider Measure N, the $76 million bond for improving Palo Alto libraries. And several candidates are competing for seats on the Menlo Park, East Palo Alto and Mountain View city councils.

Visit this special "Election 2008" page for stories and opinion pieces about the races, useful links to election-related resources and more.


Branches debate has deep roots (Oct. 3, 2008)

The battle for better libraries (Oct. 18, 2008)

What N would buy (Oct. 18, 2008)

Pennywise or pricey? A cost comparison (Oct. 18, 2008)


Editorial: The Weekly recommends ... (Oct. 24, 2008)

Guest Opinion: Measure N won't provide the better library Palo Alto deserves (Oct. 24, 2008)

Guest Opinion: It's long past time to renew our libraries (Oct. 24, 2008)

Editorial: Vote YES on Measure N for libraries in our lifetimes (Oct. 3, 2008)

Editorial: EPA City Council needs new approach (Oct. 10, 2008)

Guest Opinion: BART extension will benefit Palo Alto and Peninsula (Oct. 10, 2008)

Editorial: Yes on A to rebuild Valley Medical Center (Oct. 17, 2008)


Visit The Almanac for stories and opinion on the Menlo Park and Atherton council races. Visit The Mountain View Voice for stories and opinion on the Mountain View council and school board races.

City of Palo Alto election information

State of California election information

Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters

Shape the Future (San Mateo County official election site)

League of Women Voters

— Palo Alto Online staff


Posted by flip/flop, a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on Oct 22, 2008 at 3:46 pm

You missed the link to your editorial saying: "the Weekly cannot editorially support the November library bond measure" here: Web Link

Posted by Elliot Margolies, a resident of Barron Park
on Oct 28, 2008 at 4:38 pm

A link to Yes and No statements on Measure N.
Web Link (Yes)
Web Link (No)

A link to Santa Clara County Superior Court Judges Forum
Web Link

A link to debate on Prop 11
Web Link

A link to debate on Prop 7
Web Link

These were all produced by the League of Women Voters and the Midpeninsula Community Media Center.

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