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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Older Homeowners and Local Property Taxes
Apr 9, 2011 1:45 pm
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One of the main arguments in 1978 for passing Proposition 13 was that rising property taxes threatened older homeowners who were retired and living on a reduced... More
Is the Office Cap a "Blunt Instrument"
Jun 16, 2015 10:58 am
Comments: 22 | Views: 5,786
Last night the city council took another step toward designing an interim office space metering plan. There was a spirited discussion in the public comments and... More
Take the Deficit Reduction Quiz
Nov 14, 2010 1:16 pm
Comments: 18 | Views: 5,526
The New York Times has a deficit reduction quiz based and a series of related articles on their homepage today.
My Day at the Comp Plan Summit
Jun 2, 2015 5:45 pm
Comments: 34 | Views: 5,500
First I want to thank all the staff and volunteers who made the event run smoothly and who were always around to answer questions and help out. Second a shout out... More
Should the Bush Tax Cuts be Extended?
Aug 4, 2010 1:40 pm
Comments: 43 | Views: 5,393
The country is stuggling to recover from a brutal recession while at the same time long term federal budget deficits are a serious threat to economic growth. The... More