Dan Pulcrano, owner of San Jose’s Metro, has this posted a point by point response to the Mercury News’ claims about the discovery of its competitors’ newspaper racks in a Merc dumpster. Again, my usual disclosure. The editor of the Press Club’s webpage is Dave Price, editor, publisher and co-owner of the Palo Alto Daily Post. The Merc took at least three Post racks.
New York Times reporter Miguel Helft writes in Sunday’s edition: People in Palo Alto frequently call Dave Price a contrarian. While they typically mean it as a slam, Mr. Price, the co-founder and editor of the Palo Alto Daily Post, considers it a badge of honor. “We are contrarian, but there are good reasons to be that way,” said Mr. Price, whose newspaper opposes just about everything that the city government does. Mr. Price’s contrarian streak extends to his take