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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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I am bored. Are you?
Aug 25, 2020 1:29 pm
Comments: 31 | Views: 8,827

It's been five months now of self-isolation, thanks to the coronavirus. And I am bored.

It's not that I am not doing things -- like four or five zoom meetings... More
'But baby, it's cold outside'
Aug 18, 2020 1:41 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 7,098

Local cities have been opening up their main streets to outdoor summer dining, providing a lovely way to spend a warm summer evening. The restaurants have carefully... More
Constantly coping with the virus: We need a total lockdown now
Aug 11, 2020 4:21 pm
Comments: 58 | Views: 9,224

We can't go on like this. Weeks go by, and then months, and instead of getting better, more and more of us have gotten the coronavirus -- or have died. The nationwide... More
Do peaceful protests do any good? How about the more violent ones?
Aug 4, 2020 12:35 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 6,832

For the past couple of months, protests condemning the deadly beating by police in Minneapolis of George Floyd and supporting the Black Lives Matter movement have... More
City staff is running Palo Alto
Jul 28, 2020 1:00 pm
Comments: 26 | Views: 6,074

There have been subtle but significant changes in the interplay between the Palo Alto City Council and the city’s top administrators, most notably City Manager... More
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