Renovations are underway to transform the old Toons lounge, a 5,528 square-foot property at 52 E. Santa Clara St., into a bar and arcade.
Santa Clara County locked a contractor out of the Valley Medical Center work site, blaming Turner Construction for delays and safety issues.
San Jose may update its procurement card policies to keep employees in check, after a recent audit found several examples of overspending.
Though Oakland A’s owner Lew Wolff has long wanted to move his team to San Jose, he has reached a tentative lease agreement to stay put for another decade. But a vote Friday to approve the deal was delayed after four of eight Coliseum Joint Powers Authority board members did not show.
The Mercury News will return to downtown San Jose, the newspaper announced Thursday in a deliciously meta article of self-praise. But the adulation of the expected move isn’t the real takeaway from this story. The real takeaway is a sweetheart parking deal.
Though it boasts some of the highest median incomes in the nation, Silicon Valley also claims one of the greatest disparities between men and women’s earnings.
Business groups worry that San Jose could scare away developers if it imposes a fee on new home construction to pay for more affordable housing, an effort to recoup a fraction of the money lost when the state closed all redevelopment agencies. The City Council, which was supposed to talk about the inclusionary housing fee in December, decided to table the discussion until the new year.
The property that’s home to the San Jose Mercury News printing plant and newsroom will soon be up for sale.