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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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Some answers, please, PG&E
Oct 10, 2019 11:53 am
Comments: 12 | Views: 3,984

I want to know a lot more about why and who made the PG&E decision to cut off electricity to prevent wildfires to more than 886,000 customers in California – and,... More
Caltrain grade crossings: an uncoordinated problem with too little communication
Oct 3, 2019 12:31 pm
Comments: 18 | Views: 3,794

It’s that proverbial cart-before-the-horse problem again, and this time it could be an expensive undertaking because the whole effort to redo grade crossings... More
Does Palo Alto City Hall have a new cover-up culture?
Sep 25, 2019 4:40 pm
Comments: 21 | Views: 4,849

What is happening to Palo Alto’s officials, most notably City Manager Ed Shikada, who ordered all city employees not to talk to the press about a June 3 911... More
Firing Judge Persky as a tennis coach was a big mistake
Sep 17, 2019 4:35 pm
Comments: 23 | Views: 11,962

Former Judge Aaron Persky is being derided and disgraced. It’s unfair – and regretful.

Persky was the Santa Clara County judge who conducted the Brock... More
Troubling safety issues in our fair city
Sep 10, 2019 12:10 pm
Comments: 18 | Views: 4,336

Palo Alto has to deal with certain safety issues. Specifically:

1) ==B Where do we go for shelter if there’s a big emergency on our streets – or in the entire... More
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