Another San Jose Job Killer

There is indeed a “crisis of underemployment.” But Mr. Field does not understand the source of the crisis. Failing to diagnose it correctly, he offers a solution that will, in reality, make the problem worse. The negative effects of Mr. Field’s proposal include slower business growth, companies moving to neighboring towns, and, possibly, much higher costs. One benefit is likely to be a proliferation of new businesses (which, presumably, can hire all the part-time workers they want). Continue Reading →

Yet Another Federal Government Regulation

On the face of it, removing two traffic lanes from 17 miles of El Camino Real seems insane. Why propose such an apparently dumb idea? The answer (you could have guessed this) is that Federal government money is involved. Continue Reading →