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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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Registering businesses is a flop in Palo Alto
Sep 6, 2018 3:25 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 1,510

For years, the Palo Alto City Council has tried over and over again to either license or register all businesses in town for a variety of somewhat specious reasons.... More
Are city officials cluttering up our streets?
Aug 28, 2018 12:04 pm
Comments: 31 | Views: 3,111

Do you know that Palo Alto has a “Complete Streets” program? Until last week, I hadn’t heard this term. But council members adopted this complete... More
Why aren’t my teeth part of my body?
Aug 23, 2018 2:53 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 2,485

I feel disconnected. Part of me suddenly seems theoretically gone. According to most insurance policies, including Medicare, my teeth evidently are not part of my... More
The Catholic Church must rid this pedophile problem
Aug 16, 2018 1:17 pm
Comments: 35 | Views: 3,965

Appalling and outrageous! That’s my reaction to the Pennsylvania Grand Jury report’s conclusion that more than 300 priests committed sexual offenses... More
Tell Me: Are Parents Today Overreacting to Child Safety Concerns?
Aug 9, 2018 5:17 pm
Comments: 23 | Views: 3,219

I was touched by a column I recently read in The New York Times, “Motherhood in the Age of Fear,” by Kim Brooks, a mother who left her 4-year-old son... More
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