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Invest or Die

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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Services, Dining and Shopping Downtown in Palo Alto
Jul 16, 2014 3:47 pm
Comments: 16 | Views: 3,544

I see three principal sets of activities where workers, residents and visitors spend money—1) eating and drinking, 2) personal services and 3) retail shopping.... More
California Budget Update
May 19, 2012 11:38 am
Comments: 0 | Views: 3,440

California continues to struggle with state budget deficits. Revenues are rising but not by enough to eat into the deficit as health care and other costs continue... More
Bay Area Residents Invest in Their Communities
Jun 4, 2014 4:08 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 3,404

The title of this blog is Invest or Die. It reflects my opinion that communities like businesses need to continually invest. There are new technologies and the continuing... 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.

These... More
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.

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