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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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Seven, not five, council members need to decide this major issue
Apr 30, 2019 4:15 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 1,696

We need a seven, not a five-member Palo Alto City Council to decide on what the city should soon do about grade separations at the four traffic crossings over Caltrain... More
Reflections on Palo Alto's Centennial -- now it's the city's 125th birthday!
Apr 25, 2019 5:31 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 1,553

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: 1,648

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: 3,249

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: 1,511

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
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