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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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He said – she said – who is lying? Justice Brett Kavanaugh or PA resident Christine Ford
Sep 17, 2018 12:05 pm
Comments: 69 | Views: 22,506

Christine Blasey Ford is my new heroine. I am so proud of her that she finally decided to go public about her accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh... More
One 57-year-old son (mine) on one bike pedaled 6,009 miles alone through Europe
Sep 13, 2018 2:11 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 3,099

As I mother, I was delighted – and dismayed – that my son had decided to make a nearly four-month trek from the Arctic Circle in northern Norway all... More
Registering businesses is a flop in Palo Alto
Sep 6, 2018 3:25 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 3,420

For years, the Palo Alto City Council has tried over and over again to either license or register all businesses in town for a variety of somewhat specious reasons.... More
Are city officials cluttering up our streets?
Aug 28, 2018 12:04 pm
Comments: 31 | Views: 5,241

Do you know that Palo Alto has a “Complete Streets” program? Until last week, I hadn’t heard this term. But council members adopted this complete... More
Why aren’t my teeth part of my body?
Aug 23, 2018 2:53 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 4,612

I feel disconnected. Part of me suddenly seems theoretically gone. According to most insurance policies, including Medicare, my teeth evidently are not part of my... More
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