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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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Be careful what you call me.
Mar 25, 2019 2:12 pm
Comments: 24 | Views: 2,210

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
Environmentalists will soon be fighting housing advocates over what to do with the SF Bay locally
Mar 18, 2019 4:49 pm
Comments: 26 | Views: 2,812

A recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decision has produced a challenge for liberal residents in the area – do you want to turn a whopping 1,400... More
Let’s reconsider our “jobs-housing imbalance” problem
Mar 7, 2019 2:51 pm
Comments: 19 | Views: 2,651

The headline in The Mercury News on Thursday was indeed alarming: “Palo Alto at nearly 3 times the size?” If Senate Bill 50 were to become law, which is a distinct... More
Let’s blame car drivers, not the pedestrians wearing black clothes!!??
Feb 22, 2019 11:17 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 3,222

A recent car column by Gary Richards in the Mercury News offered a reader suggestion that pedestrians and bicyclists should avoid wearing black clothes at night,... More
We need a new garage downtown Palo Alto -- forget about being politically correct
Feb 14, 2019 4:53 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 2,695

Building a much-needed new parking garage in downtown Palo Alto is suddenly politically incorrect. The city council unexpectedly decided this past week to put the... More
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