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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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Do peaceful protests do any good? How about the more violent ones?
Aug 4, 2020 12:35 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 2,427

For the past couple of months, protests condemning the deadly beating by police in Minneapolis of George Floyd and supporting the Black Lives Matter movement have... More
City staff is running Palo Alto
Jul 28, 2020 1:00 pm
Comments: 26 | Views: 3,707

There have been subtle but significant changes in the interplay between the Palo Alto City Council and the city’s top administrators, most notably City Manager... More
Can we do anything about the coronavirus?
Jul 21, 2020 1:54 pm
Comments: 48 | Views: 6,655

Say goodbye to asking your neighbors over for a drink or a BBQ – such activities have suddenly been disallowed by Santa Clara County because of the rising... More
Question today: What will be our new normal?
Jul 14, 2020 1:04 pm
Comments: 22 | Views: 6,182

Normal is gone. Our yesterdays will not be our tomorrows. Our current life styles are dramatically changing, and may never return.

Thank you COVID-19.

But... More
The dual dilemma for students and adults – will working from home really work?
Jul 7, 2020 12:55 pm
Comments: 56 | Views: 5,184

The big conundrum facing us this summer and well into the autumn months is: a) should our kids go to school and risk exposure to the corona virus or can they be... More
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