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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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Let's award our public employees for working -- ??
Nov 3, 2021 11:59 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 7,109

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
'Let us now praise famous men' and women, not wait until they die
Oct 27, 2021 12:31 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 6,490

We all go through life, I suspect, wondering what people real¬ly think of us. Is he a fine man, a narcissistic one, a real gentleman, a sneaky person? Is she gentle,... More
Jumping on a bandwagon that ends up breaking down
Oct 21, 2021 3:14 pm
Comments: 22 | Views: 9,186

This is the environmental way to go. This is the solution to managing our traffic problems. This is the appropriate way to use -- and save -- energy in our community.... More
Democracy and our police departments
Oct 13, 2021 4:47 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 7,841

"Democracy is very fragile," David Kennedy, noted historian and emeritus professor at Stanford, said a couple of years ago at a class of his I attended. The loss... More
Please stop interrupting me! Right? Wrong?
Oct 6, 2021 4:34 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 8,536

Some people are shy. They don't talk much. Some people like to talk; some love to talk, and talk, oftentimes without seemingly coming up for a breath of air. Some... More
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