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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: 21,560

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
The trauma of having to renew my California driver’s license
Feb 9, 2019 1:41 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 21,440

THAT notice from the DMV arrived in my mailbox almost three months ago, announcing that I must renew my driver’s license by my birthday, Feb. 4th, and make an... More
A new challenge: What to do when everything is closed?
Mar 15, 2020 1:19 pm
Comments: 30 | Views: 17,875

Who among us would have ever thought three weeks ago that a pretty flower-looking corona virus would spread worldwide so rapidly and would affect so... More
Gun control: What can we do locally?
May 22, 2018 4:31 pm
Comments: 18 | Views: 9,254

As a Palo Alto resident who is upset about all the mass shootings our country keeps on witnessing, I want to do something about gun control.

But what? Locally,... More
Motherhood -- Revisited
May 8, 2018 2:28 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 7,942

==I Welcome to my new blog at the Palo Alto Weekly. My goal is to discuss a variety of issues affecting Palo Alto, its residents and our daily lives, and perhaps... More
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