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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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Man-up about stressing-out
Dec 8, 2021 11:00 am
Comments: 28 | Views: 4,645

Thanksgiving week was so stressful, wasn't it?" my white-haired elderly neighbor said as she waked by my driveway. "I just came back from Safeway and I could feel... More
Please prioritize saving Palo Alto's emptying downtown
Dec 3, 2021 9:30 am
Comments: 50 | Views: 7,589

Once again, Palo Alto residents are being asked to submit a list of their priorities for the city council to tackle in the upcoming 2022 year.

The council has... More
Americans are angrier this year. Are hate groups contributing to the anger?
Nov 20, 2021 11:54 am
Comments: 49 | Views: 7,866

We Americans are angry, locally and nationally. We have become meaner, more demanding, more defensive and more intolerant. But we also do feel more entitled.

This... More
Will winter outdoor restaurants work?
Nov 13, 2021 4:16 pm
Comments: 20 | Views: 6,038

Will the restaurants with their outdoor eating sections survive during the winter? Will California Avenue, the city's second downtown, continue to have the street... More
Let's award our public employees for working -- ??
Nov 3, 2021 11:59 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 6,692

More, we need more. Our public employee morale is down.

Two more assistant city managers are what City Manager Ed Shikada asked the Palo Alto City Council to... More
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