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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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Don’t keep information from the public
Apr 20, 2021 12:08 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 3,214

We have a city hall and police department transparency problem in Palo Alto that seems to be quietly but quickly expanding.

That’s because: City Manager... More
My Man vs. Squirrel
Apr 13, 2021 1:04 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 3,849

I never thought much about squirrels until I owned a dog. Dogs love these little bushy-tailed critters and have great fun unsuccessfully chasing them. But now my... More
Palo Alto has an escalating transparency problem -- the police have shut their doors
Apr 6, 2021 3:06 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 4,312

On Monday, April 5, the police chief of Minneapolis, Medaria Arradondo, was testifying at the George Floyd trial about his professional view that defendant Derek... More
The Power Outage: From a Lemon to Lemonade
Mar 29, 2021 1:55 pm
Comments: 16 | Views: 6,267

At 5 p.m. on Saturday, my power went out, along with 7,000 other Palo Alto residents. I think for all of us on the Peninsula, power outages occasionally occur, so... More
The coronavirus vaccine: So we had the capability of sending a man to the moon . . .
Mar 20, 2021 4:00 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 6,858

The incompetency in this country to produce and provide enough COVID-19 vaccines to Americans is most disturbing. As the age-old adage goes, if America can send... More
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