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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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What ever happened to honesty in our country?
Mar 9, 2020 5:16 pm
Comments: 53 | Views: 7,748

Whatever happened to honesty in America. Is lying – or relying on so-called “alternative facts” becoming more acceptable? Why?

The honesty issue... More
Are our cities prepared for a pandemic coronavirus problem?
Mar 1, 2020 1:57 pm
Comments: 20 | Views: 7,233

I went to two parties this past weekend, and the main conversational topic at each was the coronavirus (COVID-19). People were concerned but not worried, but all... More
My angst about the disaster of these two debates
Feb 26, 2020 11:25 am
Comments: 39 | Views: 5,638

The more I watch the Democratic debates, the more a feeling of angst emerges. No longer are they reasoned and reasonable policy discussions – they have morphed... More
Wait, wait – we’re working on it
Feb 18, 2020 1:37 pm
Comments: 21 | Views: 5,129

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
City’s “priorities” have become meaningless – and a waste of time
Feb 10, 2020 5:29 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 3,243

Once upon a time, but not too long ago, I used appreciate when city councils decided on priorities for the upcoming year – usually three or four problem areas... More
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