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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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Fussy (too fussy?) about the foods we eat
May 18, 2019 2:13 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 1,349

I happen to be one of those “eat to live” kinds of people, rather than a “live to eat” type. But for either, I love to cook. Most of the... More
Utility rates go up and up; residents can’t do much but to keep on paying them
May 13, 2019 11:53 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 1,266

I was cleaning out an old file cabinet drawer recently and stuck to the side was a 1993 bill from the City of Palo Alto Utilities Department for $100.67 for the... More
We have no privacy left
May 5, 2019 1:35 pm
Comments: 22 | Views: 1,643

I realized a couple of years ago that I am being “watched.” I didn’t think much of it at the time, because I saw those cameras in CVS and Safeway and at traffic... More
Seven, not five, council members need to decide this major issue
Apr 30, 2019 4:15 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 1,724

We need a seven, not a five-member Palo Alto City Council to decide on what the city should soon do about grade separations at the four traffic crossings over Caltrain... More
Reflections on Palo Alto's Centennial -- now it's the city's 125th birthday!
Apr 25, 2019 5:31 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 1,617

This Sunday, April 28th, Palo Alto will officially celebrate its 125th birthday. It’s a time to celebrate!

125 years ago, in April 1894, this small community... More
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