By Steve Levy
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About this blog: I grew up in Los Angeles and moved to the area in 1963 when I started graduate school at Stanford. Nancy and I were married in 1977 and we lived for nearly 30 years in the Duveneck school area. Our children went to Paly. We moved ... (More)
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California Economy Update
May 19, 2012 11:19 am
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A reader asked for an update on the California economy and budget. This post is about the economy and the next post is about the budget.
The overall CA economy... More
Smart Growth Principles ARE Smart
Jun 13, 2014 3:53 pm
Comments: 38 | Views: 3,101
The term smart growth is used to describe a perspective on how our region's growth, particularly the housing growth, should be located. It is separate from the discussion... More
Sequestration--Small but Stupid
Feb 26, 2013 11:20 am
Comments: 22 | Views: 3,074
Federal budget spending will be reduced by $85 billion from current levels starting on March 1 if no action is taken to modify or postpone the sequester.
It's Not (All) Your Money
Sep 15, 2011 6:06 pm
Comments: 23 | Views: 3,054
Another false leap of logic made sometimes by posters is that their earnings are "their money" and the government has no claim on it to support public programs.