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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Gobbledygook goings on in Palo Alto
Dec 7, 2018 12:49 pm
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We all know the local governments at times try to hide things, despite their loud proclamations of how transparent they always are. But the opaqueness continues.
Palo Alto’s biggest problem?
Nov 30, 2018 1:26 pm
Comments: 21 | Views: 4,127
When retiring City Manager Jim Keene gave to a talk to the Rotary Club of Palo Alto recently, he ended it by saying he thought Palo Alto’s biggest upcoming... More
Can we ever improve our schools?
Nov 17, 2018 3:56 pm
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When I think about my K-12 education, and I look back at my kids’ and now my grandkids’ education, things haven’t really changed that much. Yes, penmanship,... More
Post-election reflections -- and sponges
Nov 8, 2018 12:15 pm
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Let’s talk local. In the five-candidate Palo Alto City Council race, Alison Cormack was the big winner. She campaigned actively, sent out fliers and ran lots... More
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