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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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'Let us now praise famous men' and women, not wait until they die
Oct 27, 2021 12:31 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 4,926

We all go through life, I suspect, wondering what people real¬ly think of us. Is he a fine man, a narcissistic one, a real gentleman, a sneaky person? Is she gentle,... More
Jumping on a bandwagon that ends up breaking down
Oct 21, 2021 3:14 pm
Comments: 22 | Views: 7,254

This is the environmental way to go. This is the solution to managing our traffic problems. This is the appropriate way to use -- and save -- energy in our community.... More
Democracy and our police departments
Oct 13, 2021 4:47 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 6,396

"Democracy is very fragile," David Kennedy, noted historian and emeritus professor at Stanford, said a couple of years ago at a class of his I attended. The loss... More
Please stop interrupting me! Right? Wrong?
Oct 6, 2021 4:34 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 6,523

Some people are shy. They don't talk much. Some people like to talk; some love to talk, and talk, oftentimes without seemingly coming up for a breath of air. Some... More
Palo Alto officials: Stop milking us for more money!
Sep 28, 2021 4:50 pm
Comments: 20 | Views: 8,554

Once again, another utilities rate hike is in store for Palo Alto residents, courtesy of our city manager and council. Will these almost annual hikes never stop?... More
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