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An Alternative View

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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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How we talk to other people
Apr 26, 2022 4:25 pm
Comments: 30 | Views: 9,243



Scene: A late afternoon cocktail party, following an all-day conference attended by 200 people. I walked in, looked around and realized I did not know... 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
Can you read cursive? Do you know why democratic values are important?
Apr 12, 2022 1:35 pm
Comments: 77 | Views: 9,945

“I don’t read cursive,” the CVS store clerk said to me when I handed my friend’s somewhat undecipherable shopping list over, asking her what she thought... More
Keeping things from the public trumps transparency in town
Apr 5, 2022 3:47 pm
Comments: 72 | Views: 10,068

I watched the Palo Alto City Council meeting to the bitter end (12:30 a.m.) of Monday night’s meeting, and, indeed, it was a bitter ending for me, a champion... More
On water, cows and police resistance
Mar 31, 2022 3:24 pm
Comments: 31 | Views: 10,679


Ninety-three percent of California is now in a severe drought. Yet Gov. Gavin Newsom has refused so far to impose mandatory use restrictions on urban and suburban... More
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