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Angie Gonzalez holds her dog Wednesday in San Jose's Roosevelt Park.
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Keith Menconi
June 26, 2019 - 6:19 pm
Last week’s announcement that Google plans to invest $1 billion to address the Bay Area’s housing crisis was met with much fanfare, but many advocates for the homeless are worried those most in need will be left out.
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Houses in San Jose.
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June 18, 2019 - 12:03 pm
Google will invest $1 billion in housing in the Bay Area, according to blog post from CEO Sundar Pichai published on Tuesday. The tech powerhouse would repurpose $750 million of land owned by the company for at least 15,000 homes for people at a variety of income levels. The other $250 million...
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A man dances in the annual LGBTQI Pride Parade on Sunday, June 25, 2017 in San Francisco, California.
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Carrie Hodousek
June 07, 2019 - 10:37 pm
The San Francisco Pride Board is considering excluding Google from its parade this year over harassment claims made by journalist Carlos Maza.
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Google reduced the rent for the Pacheco family in San Jose after telling the residents they must to make way for new development.
Matt Bigler/KCBS Radio
June 04, 2019 - 11:05 am
A San Jose family is getting a reduction on their rent from Google after the residents faced a looming deadline from the search engine company to relocate.
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Downtown San Jose
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Matt Bigler
May 03, 2019 - 6:49 am
Google is getting so big it's outgrown its headquarters in Mountain View, and is now looking to expand in a major way into San Jose. In part four of his special series, "G-Town," reporter Matt Bigler takes a look at why the company's proposed project in San Jose is so much more controversial than...
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Google has its headquarters in Mountain View.
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Matt Bigler
May 02, 2019 - 6:11 am
As Google grows rapidly in Silicon Valley, the company is trying to pull off the impossible: expand its offices without making traffic even worse than it already is. In part three of"G-Town," a special report about the search engine's expansion, Matt Bigler takes a look at how the tech giant and...
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A row of RVs in Mountain View near the Caltrain tracks is not far from the new Google headquarters that is under construction.
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Matt Bigler
May 01, 2019 - 5:32 am
The affordable housing crisis in the Bay Area is largely fueled by the amazing success of Silicon Valley, which has created thousands of jobs, but very little housing. In part two of "G-Town," a special series about Google's expansion plans, KCBS Radio's Matt Bigler examines the search engine's...
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Construction crews working on part of ​Google's development in Mountain View.
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Matt Bigler
April 30, 2019 - 1:45 am
First it was Facebook, then Apple and now Google is constructing a unique headquarters in Silicon Valley. But the search giant's new building in Mountain View is just the tip of the iceberg of the company's massive expansion plans.
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San Jose City Councilman Raul Peralez
San Jose City Council
Matt Bigler
April 29, 2019 - 10:48 am
A San Jose city councilman and his family were recently booted from their rental home.
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Thanos
(Marvel)
April 26, 2019 - 10:04 am
Have you seen the cool trick that can let you feel the power of Thanos with the Infinity Gauntlet?
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