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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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Time to tighten up the PA city council meetings
Dec 2, 2020 12:28 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 3,642

When I mention to my friends that I usually watch the Palo Alto City Council meetings on Monday nights, their quick response: "How can you stand it!" Their... More
Gates sets an example for local billionaires to emulate
Nov 24, 2020 1:01 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 3,568

I have always admired Bill Gates, founder and former CEO of Microsoft Corp., second richest man in the world, for all the billions of dollars he and his wife, Melinda,... More
Biden wins -- but by a smaller margin -- Is this a better way to do it?
Nov 18, 2020 11:54 am
Comments: 15 | Views: 3,964

Last week I wrote about the Electoral College, acknowledging that while it caused problems, and twice in recent years elected candidates whose vote totals were lower... More
Are our elections unfair? Should we fix them? What will work?
Nov 10, 2020 12:18 pm
Comments: 53 | Views: 5,664

All it took was one sentence on p. 3 of Saturday's, Nov. 7, NYT to finally convince me that my long-held stance on eliminating the Electoral College in the U.S.... More
My many questions after such a close election
Nov 5, 2020 9:28 am
Comments: 51 | Views: 5,428

As I write this, the election itself is over, the results are almost in, no one has been declared a presidential winner yet, and I am left with a series of questions... More
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