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AN ALTERNATIVE VIEWWhat if this outage had been an earthquake?
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....Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 11, 2018
Last comment by You'de be history if it were an earthquake, on Jul 16, 2018 at 11:17 am | 10 comments | 12422 Views
AN ALTERNATIVE VIEWAvoiding Those Partisan ‘Others’
As we celebrate this year’s Fourth of July, I keep on thinking about Americans today and about the terrible partisan divide we have in this country, a divide...Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jun. 28, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 1, 2018 at 8:39 am | 45 comments | 13294 Views
AN ALTERNATIVE VIEWGet cars off our streets??
As outlandish as it sounds to me, while there are a number of Palo Alto residents who feel our streets are too crowded (they are!), their solution is to get more...Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jun. 20, 2018
Last comment by Personal Corporate Responsibility, on Jun 27, 2018 at 9:29 am | 49 comments | 13016 Views
AN ALTERNATIVE VIEWAhhh, those darn aging questions
“How old are you?” the chatty woman sitting next to me in the Seoul Airport recently asked on my trip back from Japan. “I’m 66 and just celebrated my birthday,...Original post made by Diana Diamond on May. 29, 2018
Last comment by NachoVi, on Jun 26, 2018 at 8:38 am | 6 comments | 11185 Views
AN ALTERNATIVE VIEWPersky's recall: a loss for our nation's judicial system
Emotionalism won; judicial understanding lost. By a 60-40 margin, Judge Aaron Persky was recalled from office Tuesday. That is an unfortunate loss for our judicial...Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by Revenge, on Jun 8, 2018 at 8:34 am | 54 comments | 16670 Views
AN ALTERNATIVE VIEWGun control: What can we do locally?
As a Palo Alto resident who is upset about all the mass shootings our country keeps on witnessing, I want to do something about gun control. But what? Locally,...Original post made by Diana Diamond on May. 22, 2018
Last comment by the_punnisher, on May 28, 2018 at 5:56 pm | 18 comments | 18875 Views
AN ALTERNATIVE VIEWSchool Superintendent Hires Need to be Thoroughly Vetted
The Palo Alto School District is now undergoing its third hire for a superintendent in a little more than a decade. Maybe it’s time for school board members...Original post made by Diana Diamond on May. 11, 2018
Last comment by Annette, on May 17, 2018 at 11:46 am | 4 comments | 16540 Views
AN ALTERNATIVE VIEWMotherhood -- Revisited
==I Welcome to my new blog at the Palo Alto Weekly. My goal is to discuss a variety of issues affecting Palo Alto, its residents and our daily lives, and perhaps...Original post made by Diana Diamond on May. 8, 2018
Last comment by DianaDiamond, on May 9, 2018 at 3:50 pm | 2 comments | 16748 Views
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