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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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A new challenge: What to do when everything is closed?
Mar 15, 2020 1:19 pm
Comments: 29 | Views: 22,284

Who among us would have ever thought three weeks ago that a pretty flower-looking corona virus would spread worldwide so rapidly and would affect so... More
What ever happened to honesty in our country?
Mar 9, 2020 5:16 pm
Comments: 53 | Views: 7,851

Whatever happened to honesty in America. Is lying – or relying on so-called “alternative facts” becoming more acceptable? Why?

The honesty issue... More
Are our cities prepared for a pandemic coronavirus problem?
Mar 1, 2020 1:57 pm
Comments: 20 | Views: 7,299

I went to two parties this past weekend, and the main conversational topic at each was the coronavirus (COVID-19). People were concerned but not worried, but all... More
My angst about the disaster of these two debates
Feb 26, 2020 11:25 am
Comments: 39 | Views: 5,694

The more I watch the Democratic debates, the more a feeling of angst emerges. No longer are they reasoned and reasonable policy discussions – they have morphed... More
Wait, wait – we’re working on it
Feb 18, 2020 1:37 pm
Comments: 21 | Views: 5,180

The wheels of local government often turn very slowly – projects seem to take years, rather than months to complete.

This week I came across a lengthy city... More
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