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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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Can we do anything about the coronavirus?
Jul 21, 2020 1:54 pm
Comments: 49 | Views: 8,753

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: 8,160

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: 6,193

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
Public statues: Up or down? But does the historical importance of the individuals represented matter?
Jun 30, 2020 10:41 am
Comments: 43 | Views: 7,518

The removal of public statues throughout our country, by supporters of Black Lives Matter and many others, is a growing concern, because what started as a very valid... More
In one fell swoop, council approves spending millions. Does the city really care about money?
Jun 23, 2020 1:26 pm
Comments: 18 | Views: 5,193

We all were told that Palo Alto had a $40 million budget deficit and needed to cut all sorts of programs and services to balance the budget. And Monday night council... More
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