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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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All those things our city does – and doesn’t -- do
Apr 16, 2019 12:50 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 1,690

I call this my potpourri blog because lots of good and bad things are happening in Palo Alto and I want your reactions to some of these issues. For example:

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Are we too divided as a society? Even locally?
Apr 9, 2019 12:31 pm
Comments: 51 | Views: 3,376

Rigidity. A lack of willingness to change one’s views – or really listen to other people’s point-of-view. It’s happening here in Palo Alto, it’s happening... More
Don’t close Churchill Avenue at the tracks
Apr 1, 2019 8:31 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 1,560

Palo Alto is having a lot of trouble figuring out what kind of grade separations should be used at railroad crossings to accommodate an estimated 20 trains an hour... More
Be careful what you call me.
Mar 25, 2019 2:12 pm
Comments: 24 | Views: 2,415

Please don’t call me a “lady.” Or collectively address my friends and myself as “ladies.” Oftentimes, I get emails that start off with “Dear Ladies.”... More
Environmentalists will soon be fighting housing advocates over what to do with the SF Bay locally
Mar 18, 2019 4:49 pm
Comments: 26 | Views: 2,871

A recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decision has produced a challenge for liberal residents in the area – do you want to turn a whopping 1,400... More
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