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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Troubling safety issues in our fair city
Sep 10, 2019 12:10 pm
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Palo Alto has to deal with certain safety issues. Specifically:
1) ==B Where do we go for shelter if there’s a big emergency on our streets – or in the entire... More
Why does it take so long to hire an auditor?
Aug 20, 2019 5:39 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 1,821
Public perception of how a city is handling a problem can be almost as important as how the city really is solving the problem. And the Palo Alto City Council now... More
Do something about assault weapons, now!
Aug 13, 2019 8:36 pm
Comments: 42 | Views: 3,955
“Do Something Congress! “Cries have echoed around this country after last week’s American carnage in Texas and Ohio. As we all too painfully know,... More
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'A devastating impact:' The coronavirus claims Clarke's Charcoal Broiler, Mountain View's oldest operating restaurant
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Coronavirus Food Safety Update + New! Insider Tips
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By Sherry Listgarten | 7 comments | 3,248 views
Think about helping others in our coronavirus-affected area
By Diana Diamond | 7 comments | 2,953 views
The University of California’s flexible policies during COVID-19
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 6 comments | 1,542 views
The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 10, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.
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