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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...

Santa Clara temporarily waives fees for youth sports groups

Youth sports nonprofits in Santa Clara are asking the city to drop its fees to book fields, and...

Ex-San Jose mayor drops support for county candidate

A landlord interest group may be drawing battle lines across Santa Clara County’s hottest elections. Congressional candidate and...

Condemned San Jose home sells after multiple offers

Land is California’s new gold, and the rush for a piece of it online might raise eyebrows when...

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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Through a grassroots effort, Santa Clara is looking to revitalize its downtown.

Ondrasek: Jim Nantz’s impossible quest for downtown Santa Clara

Every 49ers game last October, CBS cut away to a “location of interest” in Santa Clara. On Oct. 9, they showed Mission Santa Clara. During the Oct. 29 game, CBS’s satellite truck searched for anything resembling a downtown. The Domino’s commercial faded into an aerial shot of what appeared to be a downtown. Sportscaster Jim Nantz awkwardly said, “Look at Santana Row in San Jose… (awkward pause) …Fun area, it’s only about eight miles from here to… (another awkward pause) …downtown.” As someone born and raised in Santa Clara, I felt embarrassed. Santa Clara has spent $1,347,706 in taxpayer dollars...