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San Jose warming centers open as temperatures drop

With cold temperatures and pouring rain expected to blow through the South Bay this week, local officials are...

San Jose wants $29M to expand homeless services

San Jose plans to spend millions in state funding to house and provide services to the thousands of...

San Jose approves high-rise to replace historic restaurant

A high-rise tower with hundreds of residences will spring out of the ground in downtown San Jose on...

UPDATE: San Jose one step closer to housing homeless at transit sites

Public transit sites may be the newest place to house San Jose’s homeless residents. On Tuesday, city councilmembers...

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To appoint or to elect? San Jose bitterly divided

Two seats are opening on the San Jose City Council and a fight is brewing over how to fill them. Some want to hold a special election, costing up to $10 million but giving voters the ability to choose their representative -– while others want the council to appoint a successor, a much quicker proc...

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The Breeze of Innovation, San Jose’s future landmark, will consist of hundreds of rods that generate electricity and light up at night. Photo courtesy of Urban Confluence of Silicon Valley.

Morrish: Why it’s time to let the ‘Breeze of Innovation’ go

Growing up an immigrant from the United Kingdom, San Jose and the South Bay have always been a breath of fresh air compared to the larger cities and metropolitan areas I would later in life explore. To say we don’t have any world class landmarks isn’t true. We have the Lick Observatory, the “block” from the former military dish on top Mt. Umunhum, the Winchester Mystery House, and the two world class rose gardens. The reality is — we’re quaint. Sure, we’re THE original Silicon Valley; we’re massive urban sprawl. But that sprawl is blessed with beautiful mountain ranges to...