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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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Save Palo Alto's park land
Jun 5, 2019 11:31 am
Comments: 12 | Views: 1,087

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: 12 | Views: 1,624

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: 1,269

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
Utility rates go up and up; residents can’t do much but to keep on paying them
May 13, 2019 11:53 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 1,167

I was cleaning out an old file cabinet drawer recently and stuck to the side was a 1993 bill from the City of Palo Alto Utilities Department for $100.67 for the... More
We have no privacy left
May 5, 2019 1:35 pm
Comments: 22 | Views: 1,603

I realized a couple of years ago that I am being “watched.” I didn’t think much of it at the time, because I saw those cameras in CVS and Safeway and at traffic... More
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