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An Alternative View

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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 cities handle our traffic mess? I doubt it!
Jul 9, 2019 4:04 pm
Comments: 16 | Views: 1,133

Can Palo Alto and other Peninsula cities ever find a way to diminish the terrible traffic congestion problems we all are experiencing, particularly during commute... More
I feel sorry for Stanford University
Jun 9, 2019 10:59 am
Comments: 5 | Views: 1,382

Note: This column appeared in the Friday, June 8, print edition of the Weekly

I am upset at how Stanford is being treated by local officials. In what way?

This... More
Save Palo Alto's park land
Jun 5, 2019 11:31 am
Comments: 12 | Views: 880

In 1981, Elizabeth F. Gamble willed to Palo Alto her large house and garden on a 2.3 acre lot at the corner of Waverley Street and Embarcadero Road. The Palo Alto... More
Caltrain grade crossings – changing horses in midstream
May 27, 2019 2:45 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 1,334

For months and months, Palo Alto officials have been talking about -- and then finally planning -- what kind of grade separations the city might create at four Caltrain... More
Fussy (too fussy?) about the foods we eat
May 18, 2019 2:13 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 1,103

I happen to be one of those “eat to live” kinds of people, rather than a “live to eat” type. But for either, I love to cook. Most of the... More
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