February 8, 2019, 8am PST
Cupertino Mayor Steven Scharf, a fervent opponent of a new Bay Area housing initiative, opened his Jan. 29 state-of-the-city address with a short joke about "building a wall around Cupertino and making San Jose pay for it" that didn't go over well.
January 2, 2019, 10am PST
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, an "avid biker," spent Tuesday night in the hospital after the driver of an automobile struck him as he biked through the city.
December 15, 2018, 1pm PST
A law under consideration in San Jose would prohibit landlords from disallowing Section 8 voucher users, though landlords could still turn away renters based on other criteria.
December 11, 2018, 2pm PST
The Bay Area's most populated city is taking a small step to house its homeless population.
December 8, 2018, 9am PST
A $25 million operating deficit will inspire some soul searching, and structural changes.
November 25, 2018, 7am PST
The city of San Jose is pushing Google to mitigate the effects of gentrification and displacement at its planned transit oriented facility in downtown San Jose.
November 9, 2018, 1pm PST
The city of San Jose in California's Silicon Valley is familiar with self-driving cars on the road, but this is its first partnership with self-driving car companies.
October 15, 2018, 12pm PDT
A conspicuous benchmark in the epicenter of the Silicon Valley.
October 9, 2018, 12pm PDT
A San Jose Unified School District plan to relocate several schools and build affordable housing in their place has sparked controversy. The district says teachers increasingly can't afford to live in the area.
October 4, 2018, 10am PDT
San Jose, California is suddenly taking a much more permissive approach to large billboards.
October 1, 2018, 9am PDT
In the Bay Area's biggest city, the debate over density pits two economic drivers against each other.
September 27, 2018, 9am PDT
A $450 million bond referendum will come before San Jose voters this November. Mayor Sam Liccardo promises it is "a necessary but not sufficient tool" to provide stable housing at an epicenter of the housing crisis.
September 12, 2018, 12pm PDT
The U.S. Green Building Council launched the LEED for Cities program in 2016.
September 12, 2018, 10am PDT
Several cities in West Texas have a long history in wastewater reclamation, even using the water for drinking, due to the Texas drought. El Paso aims to build the nation's largest advanced purification project for direct water reuse.
September 11, 2018, 11am PDT
Service on a long-awaited BART extension to the Berryessa district in San Jose may be delayed again due to equipment problems.
July 6, 2018, 1pm PDT
The city of San Jose's Broadband and Digital Inclusion Strategy is leveraging the private sector to ensure broad inclusion of new Internet technology.
July 3, 2018, 2pm PDT
At-grade light rail has a hard time safely and efficiently traversing Downtown San Jose on Second Street. A new pilot project will look to improve the situation.
May 25, 2018, 1pm PDT
A "floating village" has been proposed for a San Jose neighborhood, with building riding on pontoons as a safeguard against repeated flooding.
May 21, 2018, 12pm PDT
Even with tons of building permits already issued this year, the outlook for the state’s affordability crisis is pretty grim.
May 11, 2018, 2pm PDT
California added 309,000 residents last year, an 8 percent drop compared to annual increases since 2010. The state added a net 85,000 housing units, accounting for losses to wildfires.