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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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Another Way to Help Our Local Low Wage Workers
Mar 17, 2020 12:07 pm
Comments: 18 | Views: 3,066

Yesterday I posted on Facebook that Nancy and I were asking the people who help us in our home (like cleaners) to stay home and we would cover their full pay until... More
Economic Responses to the Coronavirus
Mar 12, 2020 10:05 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 2,059

There are four immediate and several medium term responses that would help mitigate the pain and support the economy to the extend possible.

The immediate measures... More
The Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) Process Explained
Aug 14, 2019 3:33 pm
Comments: 20 | Views: 6,960

Every 8 years the state gives each regional planning agency a housing planning target for the number of units needed and affordable at various income levels. Then... More
Democrats are Having the Wrong Debate About Health Care
Aug 3, 2019 12:59 pm
Comments: 48 | Views: 5,968

I agree with Emanuel's thoughts below.

My family and I believe most Americans are more worried about health care costs than access. I watched all the debates... More
Strong Job Growth Continues and Supports the Case for CalTrain Expansion
Jul 28, 2019 10:58 am
Comments: 21 | Views: 3,631


There are many reasons to support the CalTrain expansion plans from the environment to saving time and cost for commuters and the CalTrain contribution to grade... More
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