Experts Say Article Claiming San Francisco 'Broke America's Heart' Is MisleadingA Washington Post article lamenting how San Francisco has lost its soul to tech companies is creating a social media buzz, while prompting others to say its not true.
City Wants More Retail Space In Plan To Turn Old San Jose Hospital Into Urban VillageSanta Clara County unveiled plans for a new urban village on the site of the old San Jose Medical Center in downtown San Jose. There's friction with the city over how much retail to put in the mix.
Proposal To Fast Track Housing Construction All Over California Delayed Until 2020Faced with a growing homeless population, and an escalating housing crisis, a proposal that would have sped up construction all over California has hit a massive speed bump.
Dispute Over UC Berkeley Redevelopment Centers On Compensation To CityThe University of California, Berkeley is asking its Board of Regents for approval to demolish a parking garage to build new classrooms and housing for students and faculty. But the development plans have set off a legal battle with the city.
Neighborhood Backlash Shuts Down Ohlone College Housing ProjectA bay area developer has pulled out of a controversial housing project at Ohlone College in Fremont, leaving the school wondering what it will, or can do with its property.
Neighborhood Near SAP Center Gets New Life Through Urban DevelopmentsThe North San Pedro St. area is one of the oldest sections of downtown San Jose. After decades of blight and neglect, it's seeing new life spring up in the shadow of the SAP Center.
El Cerrito Considering Measures To Assist RentersA package of measures intended to assist renters - including a rent registry and a just cause for eviction ordinance—will be considered Tuesday by the El Cerrito City Council.
101-Year-Old Woman Shocked After Eviction From Santa Rosa Senior FacilityA 101-year-old woman in Sonoma County who was recently evicted from a high-end retirement home is putting a new face to the Bay Area's housing crisis.
Bay Area May Day Rallies Draw Hundreds Of Union Workers, SupportersHundreds of union workers, social justice advocates and their supporters rallied and marched through Bay Area streets on Wednesday to observe International Workers’ Day.
Bay Area Online Housing Calculator Shows Where You Can Afford To LiveA newly online developed housing calculator is putting the Bay Area's sky-high housing prices into perspective.
San Francisco Officials Eye Impact Of Tech IPO Cash On Real Estate MarketWith the volume of Bay Area tech IPOs happening this year, San Francisco city officials are trying to crunch the numbers to analyze the impact the influx of cash will have on the real estate market.
San Francisco Supe Proposes That More Districts Should House Navigation CentersThe homeless problem has for years been considered the weightiest problem facing San Francisco. One city supervisor says the weight of that challenge needs to be carried by more shoulders.
Santa Clara University Hit By Housing CrunchSanta Clara University can be added to the list of Silicon Valley hot spots hit with a housing crunch. The wealthy Catholic school says it’s losing faculty and staff at an alarming rate because they can’t afford to live near the campus.
Alameda Voters Approve Senior Housing, Homeless Services In Special ElectionA majority of voters in Alameda’s special election Tuesday decided to convert several vacant office buildings on McKay Avenue across from Crab Cove to senior housing and homeless services.
Concord Council To Consider 310 Apartments Near BARTThe Concord City Council on Tuesday could vote to approve a development agreement for a 310-unit apartment/mixed-use development in the city’s downtown area.,