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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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Is Palo Alto too generous in paying its staff?
Apr 14, 2020 12:25 pm
Comments: 33 | Views: 7,566

Palo Alto spends $6 million a month on employee salaries plus health benefits. Just a little over a week ago, the Palo City Council decided, somewhat abruptly, to... More
Coronavirus: my early April thoughts – and fears
Apr 5, 2020 12:10 pm
Comments: 16 | Views: 5,371

I wake up in the morning. Is it Friday? Or maybe it’s Tuesday or Wednesday. What day was yesterday?

Is yesterday just going to be like today, and what about... More
Think about helping others in our coronavirus-affected area
Mar 29, 2020 5:44 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 4,680

In these dire times, as people are really worried about getting the coronavirus, it seems we all are potential targets, ready to be plucked randomly, without any... More
Coronavirus: Plan ahead now for a big outbreak
Mar 23, 2020 11:51 am
Comments: 23 | Views: 6,822

So here we are. Cuddled up in our homes, trying to stay isolated from each other, and being told by Governor Gavin Newsom that we may have some 25 million cases... More
A new challenge: What to do when everything is closed?
Mar 15, 2020 1:19 pm
Comments: 29 | Views: 22,142

Who among us would have ever thought three weeks ago that a pretty flower-looking corona virus would spread worldwide so rapidly and would affect so... More
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