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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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Are we too divided as a society? Even locally?
Apr 9, 2019 12:31 pm
Comments: 51 | Views: 2,957

Rigidity. A lack of willingness to change one’s views – or really listen to other people’s point-of-view. It’s happening here in Palo Alto, it’s happening... More
Don’t close Churchill Avenue at the tracks
Apr 1, 2019 8:31 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 1,325

Palo Alto is having a lot of trouble figuring out what kind of grade separations should be used at railroad crossings to accommodate an estimated 20 trains an hour... More
Be careful what you call me.
Mar 25, 2019 2:12 pm
Comments: 24 | Views: 1,907

Please don’t call me a “lady.” Or collectively address my friends and myself as “ladies.” Oftentimes, I get emails that start off with “Dear Ladies.”... More
Environmentalists will soon be fighting housing advocates over what to do with the SF Bay locally
Mar 18, 2019 4:49 pm
Comments: 26 | Views: 2,537

A recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decision has produced a challenge for liberal residents in the area – do you want to turn a whopping 1,400... More
Let’s reconsider our “jobs-housing imbalance” problem
Mar 7, 2019 2:51 pm
Comments: 19 | Views: 2,349

The headline in The Mercury News on Thursday was indeed alarming: “Palo Alto at nearly 3 times the size?” If Senate Bill 50 were to become law, which is a distinct... More
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