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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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The trauma of having to renew my California driver’s license
Feb 9, 2019 1:41 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 27,322

THAT notice from the DMV arrived in my mailbox almost three months ago, announcing that I must renew my driver’s license by my birthday, Feb. 4th, and make an... More
He said – she said – who is lying? Justice Brett Kavanaugh or PA resident Christine Ford
Sep 17, 2018 12:05 pm
Comments: 69 | Views: 22,789

Christine Blasey Ford is my new heroine. I am so proud of her that she finally decided to go public about her accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh... More
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
Firing Judge Persky as a tennis coach was a big mistake
Sep 17, 2019 4:35 pm
Comments: 23 | Views: 10,778

Former Judge Aaron Persky is being derided and disgraced. It’s unfair – and regretful.

Persky was the Santa Clara County judge who conducted the Brock... More
Are we losing our common sense?
Apr 20, 2020 1:57 pm
Comments: 60 | Views: 10,731

In our collective concern about coronavirus, some decisions are being made that defy common sense.

Our roads are emptier the past couple of weeks, since everyone... More
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Fighting an 'uphill battle,' Palo Alto's longtime MacArthur Park to close until 2021
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 4,297 views

Do peaceful protests do any good? How about the more violent ones?
By Diana Diamond | 7 comments | 2,432 views

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By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,674 views

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