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An Alternative View

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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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Do Palo Altans still love their city? If not, what should the city do?
Jan 18, 2019 2:10 pm
Comments: 30 | Views: 4,102

The numbers are a bit grim. More Palo Altans now disapprove of the general direction of the city compared to previous years, and more residents are worried about... More
A new PA mayor is facing many challenges
Jan 8, 2019 1:50 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 4,126

Palo Alto has a new mayor, councilman Eric Filseth, who was unanimously elected Monday night. I have many good wishes for him – including good luck. “Luck”... More
Are parents coddling their kids too much?
Jan 1, 2019 2:13 pm
Comments: 28 | Views: 8,211

Consider the following: Teens, the past couple of years, are complaining more and more that they are stressed out, overworked, and feel bad whenever they are criticized... More
A draconian idea for more high-rise housing in our cities
Dec 11, 2018 10:48 am
Comments: 34 | Views: 4,799

Suburban residents on the SF Peninsula may possibly be faced with draconian state rules that will dictate how dense and high housing must be built in areas near... More
Gobbledygook goings on in Palo Alto
Dec 7, 2018 12:49 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 4,925

We all know the local governments at times try to hide things, despite their loud proclamations of how transparent they always are. But the opaqueness continues.

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