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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How Much More Growth Should Palo Alto Allow?
Jul 25, 2018 11:58 am
Comments: 54 | Views: 4,962
To grow more, or a lot more: That is the question that Palo Alto voters will face in November, when a ballot measure will ask us whether we should cap this city’s... More
Palo Alto's problems -- crows, rats and airplanes
Jul 17, 2018 3:25 pm
Comments: 19 | Views: 3,581
Crows! Roof rats! Noisy airplanes! I’ve been asking Palo Alto residents what bothers them in their daily lives this summer and their responses were surprising... More
What if this outage had been an earthquake?
Jul 11, 2018 5:06 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 2,652
It was not a dark and stormy night. It was a blue-sky sunny evening when at 6:20 p.m. the electricity in my house suddenly went off July 2.
It was no big deal.... More
Would you favor a business head tax?
Jul 5, 2018 12:34 pm
Comments: 25 | Views: 3,990
“How do you feel about a head tax?” a friend asked me the other day. She was referring to a relatively new tax idea that some communities are embracing: The... More
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Do something about assault weapons, now!
By Diana Diamond | 37 comments | 1,097 views
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