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An Alternative View

By Diana Diamond

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About this blog: So much is right — and wrong — about what is happening in Palo Alto. In this blog I want to discuss all that with you. I know many residents care about this town, and I want to explore our collective interests to help ...  (More)

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Get Rid of Those Roundabouts!
Jun 14, 2018 1:09 pm
Comments: 37 | Views: 17,937

Roundabouts are the new “in” thing for Palo Alto’s Transportation Department – and these drivable road circles are part of an $9.6 million... More
The uncomfortable downward slope toward more conservative Christian churches
Jun 22, 2021 3:21 pm
Comments: 45 | Views: 17,864

Our Christian churches in the U.S. suddenly seem be not only tilting to the right, but rather sliding down a hill to join with the conservative Republican right... More
Do peaceful protests do any good? How about the more violent ones?
Aug 4, 2020 12:35 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 17,716

For the past couple of months, protests condemning the deadly beating by police in Minneapolis of George Floyd and supporting the Black Lives Matter movement have... More
Absurdly long waits for doctors' appointments are an escalating health care problem
Apr 19, 2022 2:48 pm
Comments: 54 | Views: 17,438


I don’t know whether I should laugh out loud as I think about the iabsurdly long waits we now encounter in getting a doctor’s appointment -- or bury my head... More
Terribly mixed messages about COVID-19 -- who to believe and how careful should we be?
Sep 10, 2020 1:38 pm
Comments: 22 | Views: 17,332

I am very confused because of the mixed messages I've been getting about the coronavirus. On Tuesday, the NYT reported that studies show that we all should continue... More
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