The San Jose Mercury News

January 29, 2017, 1pm PST
Housing prices are still well above the national average in the Bay Area, but some relief at least, has emerged in recent months.
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October 11, 2016, 6am PDT
Wildfires ravaged the western United States again this year, reflecting the new normal of climate change.
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September 2, 2016, 5am PDT
Some local residents of the Faroe Islands created Sheep View 360 to document the 18 rocky islands that make up their home—and now Google is lending a hand.
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August 17, 2016, 12pm PDT
Checking in with the level of participation from California water districts in efforts to conserve water a few months removed from an average rain year once predicted to deliver El Niño-sized excess.
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July 18, 2016, 1pm PDT
The Bay Area provides a case study of the effect of transportation network companies on ground transportation to and from airports.
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February 27, 2014, 7am PST
The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, based in Los Altos, CA, is considering a $300 million bond measure for the June ballot that would expand access to 62,167 acres of open space.
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November 11, 2011, 2pm PST
Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael Kenny ruled against the CA High-Speed Rail Authority in a lawsuit brought on by the cities of Palo Alto, Menlo Park to stop the train running through their communities.
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October 12, 2011, 11am PDT
The Santa Clara Water District is buying back a piece of land of very little value from a developer who intended it to be part of a "new town" of 100,000 residents. From dream to discard, here is the story.
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September 22, 2011, 9am PDT
A waterfront development in Hercules, California which includes a multimodal bus/train/ferry facility, will be built, say city officials and the developer. This despite the fact that where half the cash is coming from has yet to be determined.
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January 12, 2011, 12pm PST
The decline in housing prices during the Great Depression of the thirties peaked at a average loss of 25.9%. In November of last year, the current decline ticked past that landmark to hit 26%.
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September 21, 2010, 8am PDT
A decommissioned naval base in Concord, California, is moving steadily towards redevelopment as a mixed use community. But who will own the redeveloped base is still undecided.
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August 8, 2010, 11am PDT
BrightSource Energy wants to build three solar thermal plants in San Bernardino County, California which would produce 392 megawatts of electricity. A state energy commissioner released a 576-page report that approves of the plan.
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May 26, 2010, 6am PDT
San Jose is considering a personal rapid transit system for the airport, throwing $4 million at a feasibility study for the "pod cars."
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