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Megan Goldsby
October 08, 2019 - 10:15 am
The city of San Jose could lose power as part of PG&E's planned wildfire safety shutoff.
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: People ride bikes past signage on the Google campus as Google workers inside hold a sit-in to protest sexual harassment at the company, on May 1, 2019 in Mountain View, California.
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Matt Bigler
August 26, 2019 - 1:46 pm
The proposed Google transit village is unlike any headquarters in Silicon Valley: instead of a single-story campus surrounded by parking, Mayor Sam Liccardo says the current proposal calls for a vibrant urban village, complete with retail, restaurants, housing and parks.
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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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Lyft Relaunches E-bikes As "Bay Wheels"
Keith Menconi
June 11, 2019 - 4:53 pm
Those blue Ford GoBikes that we’ve grown used to on Bay Area streets will soon be a thing of the past.
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Downtown San Jose
Matt Bigler
May 24, 2019 - 10:12 am
A plan to increase security at San Jose City Hall is getting heavy pushback from local activists. Some city leaders have proposed installing metal detectors outside of the council chambers after a protest in December revealed what they call an oversight in the building’s security.
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Matt Bigler
May 17, 2019 - 10:38 am
San Jose's homeless population is growing.
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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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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
April 23, 2019 - 3:03 pm
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo informed city workers that he's rejecting a pay raise of nearly $60,000 that was approved for him by an independent commission. In a memo sent Tuesday , Liccardo said he doesn't think he or future mayor should receive more than 3 percent salary increases, similar to the...
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Matt Bigler
April 23, 2019 - 12:05 pm
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo is getting a nearly 30 percent raise while members of the City Council will see their salaries increase by 22 percent.
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Dreamstime
Jennifer Hodges
February 20, 2019 - 10:48 am
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo failed to disclose his wife’s ownership of a condo in downtown San Jose before voting on a land deal for Google’s massive “transit village” project centered around Diridon Station.
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