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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Palo Alto needs a new auditor NOW
Jan 27, 2020 5:46 pm
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Palo Alto has been without a permanent auditor for 11 months. Why should we care? Why even bother with an auditor?
Our city is doing a reasonably good job, many... More
The E.R.A. – no real equality yet. Why not?
Jan 20, 2020 4:46 pm
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When I was standing at the altar at age 21 rehearsing for my wedding, uttering the vow “to love, honor and obey,” I told the priest I would not say “obey.”... More
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The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 10, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.