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San Jose: Google grants $1.5M to The Salvation Army for new homes

Google will give The Salvation Army $1.5 million to expand the legacy nonprofit’s footprint and housing in San Jose and support veterans’ programs in San Francisco. The donation, through Google.org, is the first grant the company has distributed after announcing this summer it would open up $50 million in funding to nonprofits focused on homelessness...

Takeaways from top female leaders during Women Equality Day

Monday marked Women Equality Day and in Silicon Valley, more than 20 high-ranking female business and government leaders convened to share their stories and hard-earned lessons. The event, hosted in a modest, single-story building at NASA’s Ames Research Center, was filled with some of the most accomplished women in Silicon Valley and the country, including Speaker of...

Google rolls out red carpet in San Jose, receives warm reception

Hundreds of South Bay residents on Saturday got a glimpse of a future that includes Google in San Jose’s downtown core during the tech giant’s first community meeting since unveiling its vision for a massive new campus near Diridon Station. Food trucks dotted the Arena Green West park offering free lunches while children ran around with...

Google unveils framework for San Jose Diridon Station area

Google representatives unveiled an early look at the company’s mixed-use development framework for the Diridon Station in San Jose amid tension from some residents who chanted and held signs about displacement from the massive development. The Mountain View-based tech giant’s plans didn’t include detailed renderings or building heights, but did outline a breakdown of the...

Developer sues San Jose-Evergreen Community College District

Republic Urban Property LLC is suing the San Jose-Evergreen Community College District for what it calls “bad faith negotiations” over a swath of South San Jose land. Republic Urban’s claim comes after the college district last month opted not to renew its exclusive negotiating agreement with the San Jose developer, instead deciding to reevaluate how the...

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