Google Poised to Strike $111 Million Land Deal with San Jose

It will take years before the tech company realizes its vision for the city’s core. But a key vote this week lays the groundwork.

San Jose Unveils Land-Purchase Agreement for Google’s Planned Transit Village in Downtown

San Jose reached a milestone in its land negotiations with Google, releasing a purchase agreement that comes up for a vote next month.

Lawsuit Targets Secrecy Agreements Linked to Google’s Planned San Jose Campus

A new lawsuit filed against San Jose claims city officials signed illegal NDAs at Google’s behest to secure a $67 million land deal.

San Jose’s Moment: Google and Downtown’s ‘West Side Story’

Is this finally San Jose’s moment for downtown to realize its potential as a vital and beautiful urban community?

Op-Ed: Is San Jose Deliberately Trying to Displace People?

Is the Affordable Housing Network the only organization in San Jose that believes San Jose’s general plan is a blueprint for a train wreck?

With Advent of App-Based Scooters, Transportation Takes a Bizarre Turn in Silicon Valley

Some see the e-scooters as gentrifying techie-mobiles, but the on-demand devices could drastically improve transit in the South Bay.

Op-Ed: Why We Disrupted the Diridon Station Advisory Meeting

A group of residents concerned about displacement and gentrification have formed a coalition to disrupt the Google-San Jose negotiations.

Op-Ed: Will San Jose’s City Council Give Landlords More Power or Stand Up for Tenants?

San Jose city officials will have to decide later this month whether to bolster protections for renters or weaken them to give landlords more power.