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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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No person is above the law, including police officers.
Nov 25, 2019 3:54 pm
Comments: 26 | Views: 16,024

No man is above the law.

We’ve heard that phrase repeatedly in recent weeks applied to Pres. Donald Trump as the Congressional House hearings on his impeachment... More
What I Saw on Mulberry Street – and other cultural revisions
Mar 9, 2021 2:36 pm
Comments: 72 | Views: 15,869

Writing about racism in our society today is always a delicate – and sometimes a dicey -- matter. Some people, it seems, are rushing to declare a book as “racist”... More
Can we do anything about the coronavirus?
Jul 21, 2020 1:54 pm
Comments: 49 | Views: 15,710

Say goodbye to asking your neighbors over for a drink or a BBQ – such activities have suddenly been disallowed by Santa Clara County because of the rising... More
Gun control: What can we do locally?
May 22, 2018 4:31 pm
Comments: 18 | Views: 15,522

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
Get Rid of Those Roundabouts!
Jun 14, 2018 1:09 pm
Comments: 37 | Views: 15,237

Roundabouts are the new “in” thing for Palo Alto’s Transportation Department – and these drivable road circles are part of an $9.6 million... More
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