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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Reminiscences of the presidents I met in real time
Feb 27, 2023 4:39 pm
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As 98-year-old former President Jimmy Carter lies on his bed, hospice by his side, I thought back and recalled the first and only time I met him years ago. And that... More
America‘s crises are escalating. What can we do?
Feb 20, 2023 2:30 pm
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Passivity prevails. During the past several years, two new crises – increased violence and an acceptance of political (and personal) lying in our country are... More
Ban the noise in Palo Alto?
Feb 11, 2023 1:50 pm
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Last week, an array of residents deplored the noise emitted from gas leaf blowers, claiming they are destroying “the quality of life” in our fair city.
Can the Memphis police behavior ever happen here?
Feb 1, 2023 5:27 pm
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What happened in Memphis where seven officers worked almost as a team to beat and kick 29-year-old Tyre NICHOLS is not a singular event in one city. Police beatings... More