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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My angst about the disaster of these two debates
Feb 26, 2020 11:25 am
Comments: 39 | Views: 4,210
The more I watch the Democratic debates, the more a feeling of angst emerges. No longer are they reasoned and reasonable policy discussions – they have morphed... More
Wait, wait – we’re working on it
Feb 18, 2020 1:37 pm
Comments: 21 | Views: 4,015
The wheels of local government often turn very slowly – projects seem to take years, rather than months to complete.
This week I came across a lengthy city... More
Super Bowl LIV viewers: Am I a prude?
Feb 3, 2020 4:52 pm
Comments: 44 | Views: 3,134
You can call me a prude, or out-of-fashion, but I was appalled at the half-time show at yesterday’s (Feb. 2) Super Bowl LIV half-time show.
And those 89 commercials... More
Palo Alto needs a new auditor NOW
Jan 27, 2020 5:46 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 1,804
Palo Alto has been without a permanent auditor for 11 months. Why should we care? Why even bother with an auditor?
Our city is doing a reasonably good job, many... More
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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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