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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Recent Tariff Proposals are Bad Policy
Mar 2, 2018 12:59 pm
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In January the administration announced tariff hikes on solar panels and washing machines. yesterday tariff increases were proposed for steel and aluminum.
Sharing A Column About a Brilliant Teacher Idea
Feb 17, 2018 11:23 am
Comments: 7 | Views: 2,203
My wife found this article and everyone we have showed it to has gone wow including our friend in the Ravenswood School District who will share it there.
A New Way to Think About High Speed Rail
Nov 18, 2017 11:55 am
Comments: 19 | Views: 4,972
I was on the original consultant team in 1998. I thought the project design and ridership projections had serious flaws. I voted against the high speed rail (HSR)... More
The Retail Implications of the Comp Plan
Nov 4, 2017 3:32 pm
Comments: 12 | Views: 3,464
The retail scene is changing. Online sales have led to large numbers of store closings all around the country—in affluent and less affluent areas alike. Shopping... More
The Fiscal Implications of the Comp Plan
Oct 27, 2017 2:01 pm
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A fiscal impact study was conducted on Comp Plan alternatives that include a range of growth both higher and lower than the council’s preferred growth scenario.