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San Jose mayor wants safe sleeping sites for homeless residents

San Jose officials are set to give hundreds of homeless residents designated places to sleep outside without the...

Disabled San Jose tenants stranded by broken elevators

Disabled San Jose residents have been confined to their apartments for more than a week after the second...

Vibrant San Jose mural draws locals downtown

The promenade at San Pedro Square has a stunning new look after more than 1,000 volunteers picked up...

The Biz Beat: San Jose restaurant wants to highlight ‘California lifestyle’

There is a studied minimalism at The Club on Post that gives way to whimsy at times. Old...

San Jose war monument marks milestone for Vietnamese community

A long delayed monument to fallen Vietnam War fighters will finally be unveiled at San Jose’s Vietnamese Heritage...

San Jose named one of top U.S. cities to raise a family

San Jose ranks as one of the top cities in the country to raise a family, but lack...

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.

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Dewan: Climate change resources for youth

In an era where climate change is top of mind for many young people, their families and educators, the need for accessible, reliable and actionable information is paramount, since emissions of greenhouse gasses such as methane and carbon occurs from day-to-day activities like driving a car and using energy to cook. Many youth want to learn how to reduce their carbon footprint and promote climate-resilient schools, as recommended in this 2023 report. The Santa Clara County Office of Education continues this work and leads a robust Growing Gardens Initiative that promotes outdoor education and climate literacy instruction. The office of...