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Santa Clara County deputy overtime contributes to ballooning deficit

This year, a multimillion-dollar deficit won’t just threaten Santa Clara County’s essential public services — it will force...

Silicon Valley advocates push to increase voter turnout

Voter turnout for California’s primary election is expected to be low statewide. But officials and advocates remain hopeful...

Q&A: Where San Jose District 4 candidates stand on issues

Out of several San Jose City Council races this election, one will be decided in the upcoming March...

Hundreds of homes coming to north Santa Clara neighborhood

There’s a near constant cacophony of hammering, drilling and welding near the Great America Amtrak station as Santa...

The Podlight

How a San Jose-inspired bill could uncover public records

A successful lawsuit against San Jose and its former mayor brought by San José Spotlight and First Amendment Coalition has inspired a new state bill, SB 908, that would ensure compliance with California's public records law and bolster government transparency across the state. Editor Nick Preciado learns more from Brittney Barsotti of the California News Publishers Association.

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Collins: Behind the listings — professional perspectives on today’s real estate market

Coming off a challenging housing market last year, I wanted to check with some of our members to get a pulse on how 2024 is shaping up. Despite low inventory and fluctuating interest rates, Doug Goss of Keller Williams Bay Area Estates feels optimistic about 2024. “We have several buyers in the market and it’s just a matter of finding the right home for them,” Goss said. “Unfortunately, we’ve been getting out-bid by multiple offer scenarios on great opportunities, but with more homes coming on the market, we are confident that we will find them the right home.” Traditionally, inventory...