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Plans for San Jose’s Diridon Station area push forward

This week was a big one for the area around San Jose’s Diridon Station, a busy transit hub where Google has submitted plans for a massive new campus, drawing other developers with their own projects as city planners race to keep up with it all. And as city planners this week collected the last questions...

San Jose mayor’s plan for ratepayer takeover of PG&E won’t be easy

California’s largest utility remains under intense pressure from lawmakers across the state, as the threat of a statewide takeover and transition to a customer-owned utility looms over its head if it doesn’t get its finances back on track. As PG&E struggles to detangle itself from a web of scandals and financial woes, leaders at the...

San Jose International Airport’s busiest travel season hits

Headed to Disneyland this Veteran’s Day weekend? Prepare to arrive 90 minutes early as the Silicon Valley airport’s busiest travel season kicks off. In recent years, the Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport has seen a record-breaking spike in passenger traffic, a reflection of the city’s economic development boom. “We’re continuing to see rapid...

Apple’s San Jose land promise is more complicated than it seems

When Apple announced its unprecedented $2.5 billion housing investment promise Monday, it came with — no surprise — fanfare and many of the same components other massive tech titans have promised: grants, loans and land. But Apple’s promise of making $300 million worth of land it owns in San Jose “available” for housing is not exactly like the...

Google announces $5.3M investment in San Jose affordable housing project

Google is investing $5.3 million to help along a 115-unit residential project that will cater to people with developmental disabilities in San Jose’s Japantown, the tech giant announced Tuesday. The loan to San Francisco-based developer, The Kelsey, will push forward the six-story, primarily affordable housing development planned to rise at 447 North First Street. The...

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