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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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Firing Judge Persky as a tennis coach was a big mistake
Sep 17, 2019 4:35 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 882

Former Judge Aaron Persky is being derided and disgraced. It’s unfair – and regretful.

Persky was the Santa Clara County judge who conducted the Brock... More
Troubling safety issues in our fair city
Sep 10, 2019 12:10 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 1,700

Palo Alto has to deal with certain safety issues. Specifically:

1) ==B Where do we go for shelter if there’s a big emergency on our streets – or in the entire... More
Stanford’s Cantor Museum banner raises questions, some unintended
Aug 30, 2019 12:21 pm
Comments: 23 | Views: 3,119

The banner was stretched across the large entrance to the Cantor Museum at Stanford University. It spread across half the room, although the right side was not completely... More
Why does it take so long to hire an auditor?
Aug 20, 2019 5:39 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,012

Public perception of how a city is handling a problem can be almost as important as how the city really is solving the problem. And the Palo Alto City Council now... More
Do something about assault weapons, now!
Aug 13, 2019 8:36 pm
Comments: 42 | Views: 1,731

“Do Something Congress! “Cries have echoed around this country after last week’s American carnage in Texas and Ohio. As we all too painfully know,... More
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