Protesters Continue Hunger Strike As San Jose Vote On Google Land Deal LoomsThe city of San Jose is set to take a key vote Tuesday afternoon on the sale of a major section of the downtown area to Google.
Lawmakers Seek To Remove Affordable Housing Roadblock In State ConstitutionA California law that requires voter approval for publicly funded affordable housing projects would be repealed under legislation introduced Monday in the state Senate.
New House-Sharing Start-Up Aims To Help Fight Bay Area Housing CrisisA new housing start-up based in Oakland is looking to create more affordable housing in the Bay Area.
Ground Breaks On 1st SF Mission Affordable Housing Development In 10 YearsSan Francisco city officials broke ground Wednesday on the future site of 80 new affordable housing units in the city’s Mission District, which will bring much needed housing to the neighborhood’s low-income residents.
Vallco Redevelopment Opponents Claim Enough Signatures For ReferendumThe long saga to redevelop the Vallco shopping mall in Cupertino could face another delay, as opponents of the project claimed they have enough signatures to place a referendum on the ballot.
Cupertino City Attorney Claims City Retaliated Over His Vallco OppositionThe currently suspended Cupertino city attorney filed a claim with the city Monday, alleging he was illegally placed on leave in retaliation for his opposition to a massive development project to renovate the city’s Vallco Mall.
San Jose Teachers Speak As Fight Over Affordable Teacher Housing Roils CommunityWhile the ideas were preliminary, the district said it needs to find a way to retain teachers and schools may need to be moved.
Measure HH 'Tech Tax' Seeks To Help East Palo Alto Residents Priced Out Of Their HomesEast Palo Alto was once known as the murder capital of the country. Now, for many longtime residents, it's too expensive for them to afford. There is a measure on the November ballot that seeks to help them.
Vallco Mall Demolition Begins To Make Way For Housing, OfficesDemolition began Thursday for the old Vallco shopping mall in Cupertino, as the site is set to become a new housing and office development after sitting mostly empty for years.
RV 'Landlords' Renting To Homeless, Low-Income Workers In Silicon ValleyA new kind of landlord has popped up the Bay Area, where affordable housing can be notoriously out of reach. These landlords’ rentals come with four wheels.
Parents Slam Proposal To Move San Jose Schools For Affordable Teacher HousingA plan to bulldoze a pair of schools to make way for affordable housing was the topic of a heated meeting in South San Jose Wednesday night.
Oakland Mayor Scolds Cupertino Over Affordable Housing PolicyOakland's mayor is calling out Cupertino for not pulling its weight to deal with the housing crisis.
Cupertino Approves New Housing For Vallco Site After Heated DebateAfter heated discussion, the Cupertino city council decided to move forward and approve a massive housing development plan on the old Vallco shopping mall site Wednesday night.
Public Debate Over Cupertino Housing Plan For Vallco Mall Drags On To 2nd DayOfficials in Cupertino have extended debate for a second day as residents battle a mixed-use project that would include more than 2,000 homes on the former Vallco shopping mall site.
Neighbors Object To Affordable Housing Plan For Former Mall In Pricey CupertinoTensions are running high in Cupertino over a developer’s plans for hundreds of new homes as some neighbors are saying, “not so fast.”