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The Economics of High Speed Rail

I have shared three major concerns with transportation and elected officials in California. Ridership I travel to Los Angeles for business a few tines a year....

Original post made by Steve Levy on Dec. 10, 2011
Last comment by stephen levy, on Dec 22, 2011 at 11:28 am | 17 comments | 2824 Views

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All Families Pay Taxes

Every so often someone on Town Square asserts that half of the population does not pay taxes. They see that many families do not earn enough to owe state or federal...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Tax the man behind the tree, on Dec 9, 2011 at 2:21 pm | 35 comments | 3579 Views

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Startup advice from Y Combinator - Solve Problems

Before you pitch your startup ideas to Y Combinator you might want to read my article. ...

Original post made by Angela Hey on Nov. 11, 2011
There are no comments yet. 5577 Views

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Ad Libs: Mr. Congeniality at the Cantor

I have a confession: I get in trouble a lot at the Cantor Arts Center. I know, arts editors should be setting a good example. But I go into exhibits with my little...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Oct. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2475 Views

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Ad Libs: From Emily to Georgia

Busy Palo Alto playwright Sharmon J. Hilfinger is having her seventh full-length play produced in the Bay Area. It seems like we just wrote about "Tell It Slant,"...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Sep. 23, 2011
There are no comments yet. 8143 Views

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Ad Libs: From Emily to Georgia

Busy Palo Alto playwright Sharmon J. Hilfinger is having her seventh full-length play produced in the Bay Area. It seems like we just wrote about "Tell It Slant,"...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Sep. 23, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2298 Views

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Ad Libs: Back in Bach

Teenage Bach aficionado Hilda Huang is on the scene again, this time soloing with the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra in a San Francisco concert in January. When...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Rebecca Wallace, on Sep 23, 2011 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 9020 Views

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Ad Libs: Back in Bach

Teenage Bach aficionado Hilda Huang is on the scene again, this time soloing with the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra in a San Francisco concert in January. When...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Rebecca Wallace, on Sep 23, 2011 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 3436 Views

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Ad Libs: Ten years ago, ten years later

As I write about the 9/11 memorial events this weekend, I think about the Mozart Requiem concert happening Sunday in Stanford's Memorial Church and imagine how peaceful...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Rebecca Wallace, on Sep 23, 2011 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 7978 Views

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Ad Libs: Ten years ago, ten years later

As I write about the 9/11 memorial events this weekend, I think about the Mozart Requiem concert happening Sunday in Stanford's Memorial Church and imagine how peaceful...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Rebecca Wallace, on Sep 23, 2011 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 2201 Views

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Ad Libs: Woodsider at the War Memorial

Almanac reporter Dave Boyce wrote a nice story this week about young Henry Phipps, a 12-year-old Woodside resident who's spending his September singing in the San...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Sep. 20, 2011
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Ad Libs: Woodsider at the War Memorial

Almanac reporter Dave Boyce wrote a nice story this week about young Henry Phipps, a 12-year-old Woodside resident who's spending his September singing in the San...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Sep. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2437 Views

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It's Not (All) Your Money

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. We...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Matt, on Sep 19, 2011 at 10:39 am | 23 comments | 3054 Views

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Two Positives from the Debt Ceiling Debacle

The debt ceiling debate and final agreement shows how screwed up our congressional politics is. There was no discussion of entitlement reform or tax reform, no inclusion...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Sep 15, 2011 at 4:23 pm | 94 comments | 20733 Views

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Two Positives from the Debt Ceiling Debacle

The debt ceiling debate and final agreement shows how screwed up our congressional politics is. There was no discussion of entitlement reform or tax reform, no inclusion...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Sep 15, 2011 at 4:23 pm | 94 comments | 3786 Views

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Keeping Silicon Valley Competitive

I talked to a Rotary group this morning and was asked what I would do to keep/make Silicon Valley competitve for new jobs. I have recently been part of a team...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 6, 2011 at 10:30 pm | 16 comments | 23557 Views

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Keeping Silicon Valley Competitive

I talked to a Rotary group this morning and was asked what I would do to keep/make Silicon Valley competitve for new jobs. I have recently been part of a team...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 6, 2011 at 10:30 pm | 16 comments | 5084 Views

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Debt debate delusions: An economist shakes his head at budget mess

I have lived in Palo Alto for nearly 50 years studying economics and working as an economist. I have lived here through the recession after the Vietnam War ended,...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by regarding NA economy, on Aug 29, 2011 at 2:06 pm | 40 comments | 18986 Views

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Debt debate delusions: An economist shakes his head at budget mess

I have lived in Palo Alto for nearly 50 years studying economics and working as an economist. I have lived here through the recession after the Vietnam War ended,...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by regarding NA economy, on Aug 29, 2011 at 2:06 pm | 40 comments | 3957 Views

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Keith Raffel: Doubling the odds in book publishing

It's not an easy thing to find lasting, lucrative success as a novelist. So this year Palo Alto mystery/thriller author Keith Raffel is trying to double the odds. After...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Aug. 12, 2011
There are no comments yet. 5358 Views
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