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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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Perk up Palo Alto --- this city can be a lot more attractive!
Sep 3, 2022 2:26 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 6,737


Let’s face it. Palo Alto needs to be prettied up, as in add to the ambience. For some reason, over the years, our city fathers have paid little attention to... More
Palo Alto: an “all-electric city”? Such a quandary for me
Aug 19, 2022 11:31 am
Comments: 124 | Views: 8,778

Palo Alto City Council is pushing hard to have this city become “all-electric.” It is an attempt to slow down global climate change. It sounds great,... More
We need an audit of city spending
Aug 12, 2022 4:08 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 4,160

The fact that the Palo Alto City Council has decided not only to put a business tax on the November ballot, but also a tax that would allow the city to keep on transferring... More
Lucky Palo Alto voters – maybe two tax increases to approve in November
Aug 2, 2022 3:36 pm
Comments: 20 | Views: 5,455


There’s a duplicitous November ballot measure the Palo Alto City Council is considering -- asking voters to approve a natural gas usage rate tax charged by the... More
The Delay, Delay, Delay Attitude in Palo Alto
Jul 17, 2022 3:39 pm
Comments: 24 | Views: 7,187


If any of you have taken a national survey, you know the first question is something along the line of, “Do you think the country is on the right track?” Answer... More
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