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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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Coping with a tragedy — without coddling ourselves
Jun 9, 2021 12:45 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 2,565

Several years ago, I had lunch with a local police chief and realized he was a bit silent. “Everything okay?” I asked. “Well, not quite,”... More
A quiz: So how much do you really know about Palo Alto?
Jun 2, 2021 12:09 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 6,339

It’s a local newly created zoom game. A small group of Rotary Club of Palo Alto members
played it last Friday evening. President Ben Threlkeld, O.D., an optometrist... More
Gov. Newsom: Impose water use restrictions NOW. City Council: Vote on police encryption ASAP
May 25, 2021 1:51 pm
Comments: 16 | Views: 4,180

Why hasn’t Gov. Gavin Newsom declared that we should immediately start cutting down our water usage because California will have a devastating drought this... More
Police departments using PR techniques to justify their actions
May 18, 2021 2:13 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 4,009


I am concerned. Police departments around the country are circling their wagons because of recent public criticisms about their officers’ wrongdoings, most notably... More
Why you may not read this column
May 10, 2021 7:37 pm
Comments: 25 | Views: 3,435

Only 10 percent (+ or –2%) of American adults get their daily news from either a newspaper or a TV news show. That means the rest of us don’t. And many... More
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