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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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The Catholic Church must rid this pedophile problem
Aug 16, 2018 1:17 pm
Comments: 35 | Views: 7,462

Appalling and outrageous! That’s my reaction to the Pennsylvania Grand Jury report’s conclusion that more than 300 priests committed sexual offenses... More
Tell Me: Are Parents Today Overreacting to Child Safety Concerns?
Aug 9, 2018 5:17 pm
Comments: 23 | Views: 6,070

I was touched by a column I recently read in The New York Times, “Motherhood in the Age of Fear,” by Kim Brooks, a mother who left her 4-year-old son... More
Politicians Are Still Politicians: The Growth Debate Reversals
Jul 31, 2018 4:17 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 3,223

It was a most unusual Palo Alto City Council meeting Monday, July 30. It was politics at its worst – or for some of the council members, perhaps politics at... More
How Much More Growth Should Palo Alto Allow?
Jul 25, 2018 11:58 am
Comments: 54 | Views: 6,415

To grow more, or a lot more: That is the question that Palo Alto voters will face in November, when a ballot measure will ask us whether we should cap this city’s... More
Palo Alto's problems -- crows, rats and airplanes
Jul 17, 2018 3:25 pm
Comments: 19 | Views: 5,708

Crows! Roof rats! Noisy airplanes! I’ve been asking Palo Alto residents what bothers them in their daily lives this summer and their responses were surprising... More
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