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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Expanding the taxation of online sales
Apr 16, 2018 4:43 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 9,535
Tomorrow the Supreme Court will take up a case to overturn a 1990s decision (the Quill case) that prohibited states from collecting sales tax from online sales where... More
Recent Tariff Proposals are Bad Policy
Mar 2, 2018 12:59 pm
Comments: 20 | Views: 10,468
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: 5,655
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: 8,333
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: 6,367
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
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After 39 years of cakes and pastries, Palo Alto institution Prolific Oven to close
By Elena Kadvany | 55 comments | 16,787 views
Local Transit to the Rescue?
By Sherry Listgarten | 7 comments | 1,358 views
The Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) Process Explained
By Steve Levy | 5 comments | 1,281 views
Do something about assault weapons, now!
By Diana Diamond | 37 comments | 1,097 views
"You Gotta Have Balls [to do counseling] . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 947 views
On Friday, October 11, join us at the Palo Alto Baylands for a 5K walk, 5K run, 10K run or half marathon! All proceeds benefit local nonprofits serving children and families.