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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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Why don’t city officials love my car?
Oct 29, 2019 5:39 pm
Comments: 67 | Views: 2,780

I love my little hybrid gas-sipping silver car, but it’s unrequited love. City officials don’t adore my car the same way I do. They’d prefer to see me walk... More
Free speech – Zuckerberg’s version and mine
Oct 19, 2019 2:02 pm
Comments: 30 | Views: 1,653

Palo Alto resident Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, decided to speak out for free speech last Thursday at a talk at Georgetown University. Unfortunately,... More
Some answers, please, PG&E
Oct 10, 2019 11:53 am
Comments: 12 | Views: 1,849

I want to know a lot more about why and who made the PG&E decision to cut off electricity to prevent wildfires to more than 886,000 customers in California – and,... More
Caltrain grade crossings: an uncoordinated problem with too little communication
Oct 3, 2019 12:31 pm
Comments: 18 | Views: 1,577

It’s that proverbial cart-before-the-horse problem again, and this time it could be an expensive undertaking because the whole effort to redo grade crossings... More
Does Palo Alto City Hall have a new cover-up culture?
Sep 25, 2019 4:40 pm
Comments: 22 | Views: 2,385

What is happening to Palo Alto’s officials, most notably City Manager Ed Shikada, who ordered all city employees not to talk to the press about a June 3 911... More
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