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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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Can we do anything about the coronavirus?
Jul 21, 2020 1:54 pm
Comments: 49 | Views: 20,112

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
Get Rid of Those Roundabouts!
Jun 14, 2018 1:09 pm
Comments: 37 | Views: 19,877

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
Do peaceful protests do any good? How about the more violent ones?
Aug 4, 2020 12:35 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 19,723

For the past couple of months, protests condemning the deadly beating by police in Minneapolis of George Floyd and supporting the Black Lives Matter movement have... More
Gun control: What can we do locally?
May 22, 2018 4:31 pm
Comments: 18 | Views: 19,692

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
Terribly mixed messages about COVID-19 -- who to believe and how careful should we be?
Sep 10, 2020 1:38 pm
Comments: 22 | Views: 19,186

I am very confused because of the mixed messages I've been getting about the coronavirus. On Tuesday, the NYT reported that studies show that we all should continue... More
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