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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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Reflections on Palo Alto's Centennial -- now it's the city's 125th birthday!
Apr 25, 2019 5:31 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 7,374

This Sunday, April 28th, Palo Alto will officially celebrate its 125th birthday. It’s a time to celebrate!

125 years ago, in April 1894, this small community... More
All those things our city does – and doesn’t -- do
Apr 16, 2019 12:50 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 7,208

I call this my potpourri blog because lots of good and bad things are happening in Palo Alto and I want your reactions to some of these issues. For example:

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Are we too divided as a society? Even locally?
Apr 9, 2019 12:31 pm
Comments: 51 | Views: 11,675

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: 7,120

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: 23 | Views: 16,228

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
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