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San Jose shifts affordable housing funds to tackle waterway encampments

San Jose leaders have dealt a blow to affordable housing advocates after diverting affordable housing funds to temporarily...

Sunnyvale considers major changes to its city charter

Sunnyvale voters will have multiple opportunities to change the city charter in the coming years. The Sunnyvale City...

Cupertino officials shrink multimillion-dollar shortfall

Cupertino has almost balanced its coffers after facing a looming multimillion-dollar deficit for months, but the city will...

San Jose affordable housing projects stuck in limbo without funding

Recent efforts to redirect Measure E monies meant for affordable housing in San Jose have brought to light 13 of those...

San Jose spearheads nationwide AI safety group

While San Jose is getting cozy with artificial intelligence, the city is preparing safety nets for its own...

San Jose Latino leaders criticize Biden for border policy

Latino leaders across San Jose are saying President Joe Biden’s recent executive order closing the border to migrants...

The Podlight

The future of the beloved Pruneyard Cinemas

The future of the popular Pruneyard Cinemas in Campbell, an anchor for the nearby shopping center, is at risk amid a dispute over its lease. West Valley reporter Annalise Freimarck talked to business leaders, moviegoers and local businesses to understand what's next.

Latest Opinion

Ritchie: We will need office buildings again

Ritchie: We will need office buildings again

As we crawl through the recovery in our Bay Area urban cores post-pandemic with an enduring work from home revolution, it seems like we may never see another high-rise downtown office building construction wave again. Record shattering vacancy rates and value plunges abound, the media has now made it a “who is worst” competition between San Francisco, Oakland and our San Jose. There is no doubt we are really only in the second inning of the wave of defaults and foreclosures — this will be very painful for an extended period, we all know that. Smart buyers are on a...