San Jose Unveils ‘Tiny Homes’ Prototype Ahead of Vote on Pilot Homeless Shelter Program

San Jose expects to have 80 tiny cabins built by next summer to house homeless people until they find a long-term place to stay.

VTA Considers Service Cuts, Fare Hikes, Employee Buyouts to Cope with Budget Shortfall

The VTA is bracing for employee buyouts, fare hikes and reduced bus service to cope with a $20 million deficit in 2019.

Silicon Valley’s Half-Cent Transit Sales Tax Clears Legal Hurdle

An appellate court has ruled that Santa Clara County’s half-cent sales tax known passed in 2016 as Measure B is legal.

Public Agencies’ Secret Sexual Harassment Settlements Cost South Bay Taxpayers Millions

While state agencies have undergone a reckoning over sexual harassment, local governments have largely escaped scrutiny—until now.

Authorities Arrest Two Men Suspected of Multiple Sexual Assaults in San Jose, Milpitas

Police have arrested two accused sexual assailants who attacked several victims in San Jose and Milpitas in the span of a few days this past week.

Op-Ed: Local Agencies Ask Public to Help Design Berryessa-BART Urban Village, N. 13th St. Corridor

AARP, the city of San Jose and VTA host a design charrette for the Berryessa-BART urban village and North 13th Street business corridor.

Did Two Politically Connected Developers Get a Pass on VTA Project’s Key Requirement?

Ties between developers and the VTA board suggest that political favors tainted bidding for a mixed-use project by the Tamien station.