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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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Is this the kind of America we want to live in?
Jul 5, 2022 4:09 pm
Comments: 101 | Views: 5,075

For more than a decade, I worked in downtown Highland Park, IL daily, in an office on Sheridan Road, just around the corner from where the gun massacre happened... More
Perk up Palo Alto --- this city can be a lot more attractive!
Sep 3, 2022 2:26 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 4,919


Let’s face it. Palo Alto needs to be prettied up, as in add to the ambience. For some reason, over the years, our city fathers have paid little attention to... More
Money grabbing -- A Palo Alto tax to reject in November
Jun 14, 2022 7:41 pm
Comments: 24 | Views: 4,905

While the Palo Alto City Council is having some hesitation, because of a weak economy, as to whether it should place on the November ballot a measure calling for... More
Lucky Palo Alto voters – maybe two tax increases to approve in November
Aug 2, 2022 3:36 pm
Comments: 20 | Views: 4,681


There’s a duplicitous November ballot measure the Palo Alto City Council is considering -- asking voters to approve a natural gas usage rate tax charged by the... More
Chirps about birds—and tales about bushy-tailed squirrels
May 10, 2022 4:36 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 4,479

I’ve always enjoyed my garden, especially during the spring, when birds build their nests and baby birds emerge.

Two summers ago, two birds nested and nestled... More
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