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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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Can we ever improve our schools?
Nov 17, 2018 3:56 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 6,905

When I think about my K-12 education, and I look back at my kids’ and now my grandkids’ education, things haven’t really changed that much. Yes, penmanship,... More
Post-election reflections -- and sponges
Nov 8, 2018 12:15 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 9,716

Let’s talk local. In the five-candidate Palo Alto City Council race, Alison Cormack was the big winner. She campaigned actively, sent out fliers and ran lots... More
2018 pre-election reflections
Nov 1, 2018 4:17 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 8,837

Election Day is (finally) almost here. It’s a very important one nationally, the outcome of which may foretell whether President Trump will be reelected in 2020.... More
Good – and not-so-good things -- that are happening in Palo Alto
Oct 25, 2018 11:36 am
Comments: 21 | Views: 9,466

Traffic problems again (not good) -- Residents are certainly not shy in letting the city know about their traffic problems. When Mayor Liz Kniss looked into... More
Should we get rid of state propositions on the ballot?
Oct 17, 2018 12:02 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 9,096

It’s that time of year again -- our biennial political happening – voting! This year we have some 11 state propositions on our ballots (#9 of 12 was removed),... More
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