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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 dual dilemma for students and adults – will working from home really work?
Jul 7, 2020 12:55 pm
Comments: 56 | Views: 18,865

The big conundrum facing us this summer and well into the autumn months is: a) should our kids go to school and risk exposure to the corona virus or can they be... More
Comcast, what are you doing to us?
Jun 23, 2022 11:41 am
Comments: 17 | Views: 18,808

The problems started a week ago – it was a Tuesday. I was sitting in front of my computer when I suddenly could not connect to any internet site. And across the... More
Why I am suspicious about PA’s budget cuts
May 25, 2020 2:23 pm
Comments: 47 | Views: 18,712

When I first saw a list of proposed cuts the city staff had recommended for the Palo Alto city budget (due to a COVID-19 $38 million loss of revenue), I became suspicious.... More
Is Palo Alto too generous in paying its staff?
Apr 14, 2020 12:25 pm
Comments: 33 | Views: 18,422

Palo Alto spends $6 million a month on employee salaries plus health benefits. Just a little over a week ago, the Palo City Council decided, somewhat abruptly, to... More
Post-election reflections -- and sponges
Nov 8, 2018 12:15 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 18,381

Let’s talk local. In the five-candidate Palo Alto City Council race, Alison Cormack was the big winner. She campaigned actively, sent out fliers and ran lots... More
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