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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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Don’t jump on the single-payer bandwagon yet – we can’t afford it!
Jan 26, 2022 4:31 pm
Comments: 49 | Views: 6,554

Toss away those Medicare and MediCal cards – they will be invalid. Forget about paying your monthly health premium rates – you will no longer be charged for... More
Sutter and PAMF — protect your patients from coronavirus — not just your employees
Jan 22, 2022 2:40 pm
Comments: 42 | Views: 6,900

For months, I declared that I would not write about the COVID-19 virus and its variants because we are bombarded with daily reports in the press, and on daily radio... More
Bay Area public transit is in trouble: Can our failing systems be saved?
Jan 11, 2022 2:12 pm
Comments: 35 | Views: 6,496

Let us imagine that you have just been appointed the chief public transit guru in the Bay Area. You achieved this very important post because the transit committee... More
Big changes needed in Palo Alto -- including spending control
Jan 4, 2022 7:56 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 5,133

For your consideration, Palo Altans: We need a change in the way this city is governed. Given our gigantic city budget, our thousand-plus employees and the increasing... More
Problems within the Palo Alto Police Department
Dec 19, 2021 2:44 pm
Comments: 33 | Views: 10,190

The lack of transparency in the Palo Alto Police Department is increasing month by month, now in a worrisome way.

For the past two-plus years, the city council... More
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