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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Wait, wait – we’re working on it
Feb 18, 2020 1:37 pm
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The wheels of local government often turn very slowly – projects seem to take years, rather than months to complete.
This week I came across a lengthy city... More
Super Bowl LIV viewers: Am I a prude?
Feb 3, 2020 4:52 pm
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You can call me a prude, or out-of-fashion, but I was appalled at the half-time show at yesterday’s (Feb. 2) Super Bowl LIV half-time show.
And those 89 commercials... More
Palo Alto needs a new auditor NOW
Jan 27, 2020 5:46 pm
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Palo Alto has been without a permanent auditor for 11 months. Why should we care? Why even bother with an auditor?
Our city is doing a reasonably good job, many... More
The E.R.A. – no real equality yet. Why not?
Jan 20, 2020 4:46 pm
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When I was standing at the altar at age 21 rehearsing for my wedding, uttering the vow “to love, honor and obey,” I told the priest I would not say “obey.”... More