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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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Jumping on a bandwagon that ends up breaking down
Oct 21, 2021 3:14 pm
Comments: 22 | Views: 9,586

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: 8,160

"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: 9,026

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
Palo Alto officials: Stop milking us for more money!
Sep 28, 2021 4:50 pm
Comments: 20 | Views: 10,368

Once again, another utilities rate hike is in store for Palo Alto residents, courtesy of our city manager and council. Will these almost annual hikes never stop?... More
Do we really have a housing crisis?
Sep 23, 2021 7:36 pm
Comments: 46 | Views: 12,032

The repeated refrain these past several years: We have a housing crisis in town -- we have to build more housing units so more people can live in our fair cities.

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