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President Obama's visit draws small crowd to Atherton

Original post made on Apr 4, 2013

About 50 people gathered in the vicinity of Valparaiso Avenue and Alameda de las Pulgas in Atherton this morning to watch the presidential motorcade.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, April 4, 2013, 8:59 AM

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Posted by Jan
a resident of Downtown North
on Apr 4, 2013 at 10:17 am

Can't leave town soon enough!


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Posted by cc
a resident of Woodside
on Apr 4, 2013 at 10:37 am

Traffic nightmare......Obama go away soon!


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Posted by Anon
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Apr 4, 2013 at 10:44 am

Funny to see names not normally posting on this site, going out of their way to post things like that. usually, a first time poster takes time to make a point, and rationally explains, imo.

Is it the slight, one-time inconvenience in traffic, or just not liking the man, that draws enough ire for first time posts?


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Posted by Cassie
a resident of Downtown North
on Apr 4, 2013 at 10:46 am

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Posted by lupe1
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Apr 4, 2013 at 10:58 am

No one complains when Stanford has a game and traffic is terrible.. Go Stanford! instead of complaining, do something constructive and help!


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Posted by neighbor
a resident of another community
on Apr 4, 2013 at 11:09 am

Lupe1 is absolutely right. There have been far less problems than are caused by a football game.

In fact, the Presidential visit hasn't caused any traffic problems at all. Nada. Yup, there were helicopters for 5 minutes -- was that really a major noise deal? Also some folks lined the Alameda to wave to the President + there was a mini-demonstration about the pipeline project. Absolutely no major deal at all.

Stop whining and looking for any excuse to make silly comments.


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Posted by Anon
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Apr 4, 2013 at 11:10 am

"Obama Must Go" Y'all should have done something about it when you had the chance.

Surely you nominated an Obama-killer candidate, right? One who never flipflopped, one who never spoke ill of 47% of Americans in private?

Oh, no, you voted for Mr 47%, who karmically only got 47% of the vote?

awwww..... that's gotta hurt.

Losing by 5 million votes., in a 332-206 landslide.

Too bad. I feel for ya...