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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Registering businesses is a flop in Palo Alto
Sep 6, 2018 3:25 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 2,433
For years, the Palo Alto City Council has tried over and over again to either license or register all businesses in town for a variety of somewhat specious reasons.... More
Are city officials cluttering up our streets?
Aug 28, 2018 12:04 pm
Comments: 31 | Views: 4,205
Do you know that Palo Alto has a “Complete Streets” program? Until last week, I hadn’t heard this term. But council members adopted this complete... More
Why aren’t my teeth part of my body?
Aug 23, 2018 2:53 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 3,548
I feel disconnected. Part of me suddenly seems theoretically gone. According to most insurance policies, including Medicare, my teeth evidently are not part of my... More
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Los Altos's State of Mind opening NYC-inspired pizza shop in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 16 comments | 8,096 views
Flying: How much is enough? It's personal.
By Sherry Listgarten | 12 comments | 2,692 views
Wait, wait – we’re working on it
By Diana Diamond | 18 comments | 2,300 views
My Pet Peeves
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 7 comments | 1,791 views
Goodbye toy stores
By Cheryl Bac | 5 comments | 1,049 views
Short story writers wanted!
The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.
Sponsored by Kepler's Books, Linden Tree Books and Bell's Books.