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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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Keeping Palo Alto a Desirable Place to Live and Work
Oct 26, 2013 2:57 pm
Comments: 40 | Views: 20,408

Despite what the majority of Town Square posters say, we know that Palo Alto is a very desirable place to live and work from the perspective of new residents and... More
An Open Letter to the New City Council
Nov 8, 2012 3:35 pm
Comments: 45 | Views: 17,239

The Silicon Valley economy is growing again—from San Francisco to San Jose. In some months this year Santa Clara and San Francisco counties have been job growth... More
Why Aren't Consumers and Businesses Spending More?
Jul 15, 2010 12:40 pm
Comments: 26 | Views: 16,464

There are two "political" answers in this important policy debate.

One is a version of "Obama is terrible for business" and cites uncertainty and fear of higher... More
Allowing Unauthorized Immigrants to Learn and Earn Legally Will Help the Economy
Apr 11, 2014 10:19 am
Comments: 44 | Views: 15,868

There are approximately 2.5 million unauthorized immigrant residents in California of which approximately 1.5 million are working and another 300,000 or so are children.

If... More
Hey honey, should we take that job in California?
Dec 29, 2009 11:43 am
Comments: 26 | Views: 14,713

California gets criticized regularly for having a bad business climate. The storyline goes roughly like this.

States compete fiercely for new businesses. California... More
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