Author: Special to San José Spotlight

Hotop: Where is the accountability over Silicon Valley’s housing crisis?

“Rents at all time highs!” “Homeless population growing” “Incomes not keeping up with rents” We’ve all seen these headlines the last few years and understand there’s a problem. However, there’s a bigger underlying problem that hasn’t been adequately addressed. These headlines go all the way back to the 1970’s. In 2003, San Jose’s Housing Department...

Diridon: Carbon combustion must stop now

Get over it! The burning of carbon-based fuel to create energy must stop now. Honest science has been telling us for decades that we’re making the planet uninhabitable for mammals, our species and our children. And the crisis is approaching much faster than originally projected, with potentially less than 12 years left to make major...