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Update on the California Dream

The first blog I wrote for the Weekly was on whether the California Dream was over. Recently I saw an editorial in the Christian Science Monitor asking the same...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 8, 2009
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Ad Libs: Au revoir, Arthur

So saddened to hear about the passing of Arthur Krakower, the 88-year-old wunderkind Peninsula artist. A call or email from Arthur was like a small gem, bright in...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jul. 31, 2009
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When will the recession end?

The three questions I get asked most these days are (1) "When will the recession end?" (2) "Are we in for another Great Depression?" and (3) "When will the economy...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jul 11, 2009 at 10:53 am | 5 comments | 16541 Views

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When will the recession end?

The three questions I get asked most these days are (1) "When will the recession end?" (2) "Are we in for another Great Depression?" and (3) "When will the economy...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jul 11, 2009 at 10:53 am | 5 comments | 4715 Views

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How are Regional Growth Projections Developed?

Town Square has had several lively threads about the local planning guidelines for allocating projected regional housing growth. This is a small but generally contentious...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jul. 11, 2009
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How are Regional Growth Projections Developed?

Town Square has had several lively threads about the local planning guidelines for allocating projected regional housing growth. This is a small but generally contentious...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jul. 11, 2009
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Guidelines for Evaluating Public Investments

A reader asked me to explain the difference between public spending and public investment from an economist's perspective. I am going to try using two issues often...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jun. 27, 2009
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Guidelines for Evaluating Public Investments

A reader asked me to explain the difference between public spending and public investment from an economist's perspective. I am going to try using two issues often...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jun. 27, 2009
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A rare inside glimpse of a police investigation

Herewith is my personalized review of one of the oddest cases in the history of the Palo Alto Police Department. It is complex, as early police statements repeatedly...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jun. 3, 2008
Last comment by the watcher, on Jun 22, 2009 at 7:45 pm | 23 comments | 13926 Views

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A rare inside glimpse of a police investigation

Herewith is my personalized review of one of the oddest cases in the history of the Palo Alto Police Department. It is complex, as early police statements repeatedly...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jun. 3, 2008
Last comment by the watcher, on Jun 22, 2009 at 7:45 pm | 23 comments | 9413 Views

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Ad Libs: Where's our downtown theater festival?

You can't complain about an evening of Balkan-Yiddish-gospel-postmodern music, really. World Music Day sounds pretty cool (except that you can't call it WMD without...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jun. 12, 2009
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Ad Libs: Being outside inside at CSMA

Yesterday a.m.: a morning for growing ant strength and carrying my desk into an open field. In June it can be physically painful to be stuck inside. Since desk...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Rebecca Wallace, on Jun 9, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 3591 Views

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Ad Libs: 'What would Matt do?'

A new San Francisco exhibit calls him "Artist and Educator," but Matt Kahn is just as often thought of as "Mentor." You can't read about him without seeing that...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on May. 20, 2009
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Ad Libs: 'What would Matt do?'

A new San Francisco exhibit calls him "Artist and Educator," but Matt Kahn is just as often thought of as "Mentor." You can't read about him without seeing that...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on May. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3472 Views

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Ad Libs: Photographer wins global honor

Another well-deserved honor for Menlo Park photographer Mark Tuschman, whose sensitive and beautifully lit photos let us peer into worlds we otherwise might never...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by sharon, on May 13, 2009 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 15540 Views

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Ad Libs: Photographer wins global honor

Another well-deserved honor for Menlo Park photographer Mark Tuschman, whose sensitive and beautifully lit photos let us peer into worlds we otherwise might never...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by sharon, on May 13, 2009 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 3768 Views

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Economy Blog #5: Are landlords greedy?

The issue of "greedy landlords" seems to a subject of great passion and interest on Town Square. What follows is my economist perspective on the question of...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by pat, on May 9, 2009 at 11:34 am | 8 comments | 6039 Views

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Unraveling history?s mysteries, building community memory

Earlier this month I talked about things I didn't know. Speaking to nearly 120 longtime Palo Altans -- including many present and former civic leaders -- at...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jun. 21, 2006
Last comment by Nick Burr, on Apr 26, 2009 at 10:40 am | 10 comments | 17072 Views

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Unraveling history?s mysteries, building community memory

Earlier this month I talked about things I didn't know. Speaking to nearly 120 longtime Palo Altans -- including many present and former civic leaders -- at...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jun. 21, 2006
Last comment by Nick Burr, on Apr 26, 2009 at 10:40 am | 10 comments | 12676 Views

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Recession causes and cures

We usually identify and measure recessions by (1) the amount of job losses, (2) the reduction in the national production of goods and services (a decline in real...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Peanut Gallery, on Apr 18, 2009 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 16400 Views
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