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.

June Primary 2018: Meet the Candidates Running for San Jose’s Only Open Council Seat

A crowded field of six candidates has emerged in the June primary race for San Jose’s District 9 council seat.

Op-Ed: Tell VTA That Proposed Service Cuts are Misguided

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo wants to repeat failed history by slashing VTA service to close a budget deficit.

Silicon Valley Workers Rally for Union Rights as U.S. Supreme Court Hears Janus v. AFSCME

Silicon Valley workers rallied as the U.S. Supreme Court sparred over a case that could undermine the financial footing of labor unions.

City Council Rejects Proposal to Link Rent Control Cap to Inflation

San Jose city leaders again rejected a proposal to link rent hikes to inflation, which advocates hoped would offer relief to cash-strapped tenants.

San Jose City Council to Vote on Linking Rent Hikes to Inflation

With housing costs growing far faster than wages, San Jose officials are considering whether to link rent control to the rate of inflation.

San Jose to Hold Historic Vote on Tenant Protections, Evictions

San Jose’s City Council on Tuesday will hold a contentious debate on new ways to protect tenants and hold landlords accountable.

Volunteers Out in Full Force to Register New Voters

Today is National Voter Registration Day, which means volunteers will canvass the community to register voters for the upcoming presidential election.