Town Square

Post a New Topic

Palo Alto Online wins best website in state

Original post made on May 5, 2012

The Palo Alto Weekly took home a record 11 first- and second-place awards, including best website, in the annual statewide California Newspaper Publishers Association competition in San Jose Saturday, May 5.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, May 5, 2012, 1:17 PM

Comments (9)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by Resident
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on May 5, 2012 at 5:51 pm

Congratulations to the Weekly staff for this well-deserved recognition. We are lucky to have such a great paper (and website). Keep it up!


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Perspective
a resident of Greater Miranda
on May 7, 2012 at 5:31 am

Congrats Weekly staff! I, for one, greatly appreciate the chance to sound off locally. Thanks!


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Michele Dauber
a resident of Barron Park
on May 7, 2012 at 10:40 am

Congratulations Bill and Weekly staff. Wonderful news, keep up the good work.


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Yasmin
a resident of East Palo Alto
on May 7, 2012 at 10:44 am

Congratulations, Weekly Staff! Thank you for all that you do, and please keep up the great work!


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Ironic
a resident of Crescent Park
on May 7, 2012 at 10:48 am

I was just thinking last week how bad this website is. Says a lot about the state of news online in CA.


 +   Like this comment
Posted by FrankF
a resident of Ventura
on May 7, 2012 at 11:29 am

FrankF is a registered user.

To Ironic: What do you think is bad about the site? I don't mean to say you are wrong (although I don't agree) but it's easy say and not likely to get anything changed if you just say "how bad this website is". If there are aspects of the site that don't work well for you lets hear about them - in a positive sprit. That is the only way things can change. Perhaps this comment area is not the best place but unless you tell the staff some very specific things they can evaluate and fix you will never get what you're looking for.

Personally - I love the local aspect of the site; I read it everyday. I like the ability to comment to my community although I dislike the snarky nature these comment sometimes take (I'm not sure there's much the Weekly can do about that). And the login thing is awkward - that is I read an article then read the comments and then want to comment so I have to scroll back to the top, click on login and go to the login page. Not a major complaint.

Congratulation to the Weekly, I think it's deserved.


 +   Like this comment
Posted by ChrisC
a resident of College Terrace
on May 7, 2012 at 2:10 pm

Gigantic congratulations to Palo Alto Online and staff. I know we have the best, but it's nice that others know it too. I'm always flabbergasted when I talk to Palo Alto residents who never follow any of the local news and happenings, and I always give them the website address for registering for the daily online news. Thank you very much PA Online !


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Ken Dauber
a resident of Barron Park School
on May 7, 2012 at 3:54 pm

Congratulations Bill, Chris, and the Weekly staff. It's a tough job, particularly herding unruly cats on Palo Alto Online.


 +   Like this comment
Posted by moi
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on May 9, 2012 at 10:43 am

Yay!


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Sneak peek: Bradley's Fine Diner in Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 3,336 views

Marriage Underachievers
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,644 views

Politics: Empty appeals to "innovation"
By Douglas Moran | 13 comments | 1,607 views

A Surprise!
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 1,535 views

It's Dog-O-Ween this Saturday!
By Cathy Kirkman | 2 comments | 818 views