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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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Let’s reconsider our “jobs-housing imbalance” problem
Mar 7, 2019 2:51 pm
Comments: 19 | Views: 4,836

The headline in The Mercury News on Thursday was indeed alarming: “Palo Alto at nearly 3 times the size?” If Senate Bill 50 were to become law, which is a distinct... More
Let’s blame car drivers, not the pedestrians wearing black clothes!!??
Feb 22, 2019 11:17 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 7,036

A recent car column by Gary Richards in the Mercury News offered a reader suggestion that pedestrians and bicyclists should avoid wearing black clothes at night,... More
We need a new garage downtown Palo Alto -- forget about being politically correct
Feb 14, 2019 4:53 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 4,586

Building a much-needed new parking garage in downtown Palo Alto is suddenly politically incorrect. The city council unexpectedly decided this past week to put the... More
The trauma of having to renew my California driver’s license
Feb 9, 2019 1:41 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 27,954

THAT notice from the DMV arrived in my mailbox almost three months ago, announcing that I must renew my driver’s license by my birthday, Feb. 4th, and make an... More
My Palo Alto pet peeves – yours too?
Feb 2, 2019 4:02 pm
Comments: 23 | Views: 6,489

In my high school yearbook, we were each asked to list our “pet peeves” and the “peak positive points” about our senior year. It was a fun experience that... More
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