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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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CalTrain--Trends and Implications
Jan 30, 2014 3:12 pm
Comments: 27 | Views: 8,871

This column explores the importance of CalTrain service to the peninsula and Palo Alto and the policy implications.

The basic data and trends

Average weekday... More
Palo Alto by the Numbers
Jan 18, 2014 2:07 pm
Comments: 24 | Views: 4,082

Below are some facts about Palo Alto's population. Some come from the 1990, 2000 and 2010 Census and some come from the 2008-2012 American Community Survey.
In... More
Planning and Investing for Whom
Jan 10, 2014 4:43 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 7,967

Recent planning discussion in Palo Alto has centered around development issues with many residents dissatisfied with the pace of housing and office growth. One rallying... More
Should Zoning Ever Change
Jan 3, 2014 3:13 pm
Comments: 38 | Views: 8,494

My answer is yes just as it is for laws regarding civil rights when I was growing up in the 1950s or for laws regarding gay marriage or a women's right to choose.... More
Reader's Choice
Dec 22, 2013 11:18 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 6,136

I usually write on topics that interest me or about recent economic news.

For this blog I invite questions on the local, state and national economy issues and... More
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