Santa Clara

Santa Clara

Santa Clara to talk traffic plan funding for massive Related development

Santa Clara officials on Tuesday night discussed details around a complex and long-anticipated project called Related Santa Clara — formerly known as CityPlace — and will bring back a potentially precedent-setting discussion on affordable housing in the city. City councilmembers are expected to approve shuffling around some money for a traffic improvement funding plan for...

Changes coming to Santa Clara renters, homebuilders and Airbnb users

Changes are on the way for Santa Clara when it comes to residential rental rules, including short-term rentals made popular by websites like Airbnb. City elected leaders and planning commission members this month discussed changes for rentals that could affect how many people can rent a single-family home and create first time rules around short-term...

Santa Clara to discuss Levi’s Stadium management, affordable housing and Airbnb rules

When Santa Clara city leaders meet Tuesday evening, they’ll revive the controversial discussion around the San Francisco 49ers’ management of Levi’s Stadium, reaffirming earlier decisions and giving residents — and the team — a chance to comment. The council will also discuss a 65-unit affordable housing project and consider potential changes that could affect renters...

Santa Clara may be split into three districts for future voting

Santa Clara residents will likely see a question on the March 3 ballot next year that asks whether the city should be split into three voting districts, a yearslong contentious topic in the South Bay city. The city’s Charter Review Committee, which is an advisory board, has worked on the most recent effort to shape Santa Clara’s...

Santa Clara officials vote on affordable housing, massage parlor rules

Santa Clara elected leaders Tuesday night faced a full agenda, voting on issues around affordable housing, 2020 voting centers and the future of massage parlors in the city. The meeting was a relatively tame one following last week’s council meeting, where officials ridiculed the San Francisco 49ers for alleged mismanagement of Levi’s Stadium and voted...