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Housing: Berkeley gets $42 million for affordable apartments
News 4 days ago
Housing: Berkeley gets $42 million for affordable apartments

BERKELEY - The city has been awarded nearly $42 million in state grants for two affordable housing projects that will total 150 apartments. ...

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Affordable apartments on Mission Boulevard get Union City Planning Commission OK
News 6 days ago
Affordable apartments on Mission Boulevard get Union City Planning Commission OK

UNION CITY — Plans to build 80 below-market rate apartments and more than 6,000 square feet of office space on a vacant city-owned lot along...

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She had a baby and bought her own business in the Bay Area. Then the coronavirus pandemic started
News 1 week ago
She had a baby and bought her own business in the Bay Area. Then the coronavirus pandemic started

Erin Gomes’ dream of owning her own auto shop finally came true when she purchased the Mountain View business where she’d been hired as a...

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Apartments for rent in Sunnyvale: What can you get for $4,000?
News 2 weeks ago
Apartments for rent in Sunnyvale: What can you get for $4,000?

Curious how far your dollar goes in Sunnyvale? We’ve rounded up the latest places for rent via Zumper and Apartment Guide to get a sense of what to...

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Apartments for rent in Oakland: What can you get for $2,600?
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Apartments for rent in Oakland: What can you get for $2,600?

Curious how far your dollar goes in Oakland? We’ve rounded up the latest places for rent via Zumper and Apartment Guide to get a sense of what to...

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Sponsored: 2 callers inquire about whether couple wants to sell their condo, creating concern about deception and avoiding family conflict
News 2 weeks ago
Sponsored: 2 callers inquire about whether couple wants to sell their condo, creating concern about deception and avoiding family conflict

Q: On Easter Sunday, we received a call from an agent who asked if we were planning to move. We understood we could not sell until the COVID-19...

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A’s set to negotiate to buy Oakland’s share of Coliseum site
News 2 weeks ago
A’s set to negotiate to buy Oakland’s share of Coliseum site

The A’s may not have to worry about paying rent at the Oakland Coliseum in the future. Instead, the team could be months away from dealing with...

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Lafayette warned to act soon on big housing project — or risk more than $15 million in legal fight
News 2 weeks ago
Lafayette warned to act soon on big housing project — or risk more than $15 million in legal fight

LAFAYETTE — The attorney for the developer of a controversial 315-unit apartment project is warning the city that repeated delays on a decision...

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Coronavirus: Workers at hotel project near Google HQ test positive
News 3 weeks ago
Coronavirus: Workers at hotel project near Google HQ test positive

A boutique hotel project being built blocks from Google’s headquarters in Mountain View has been shut down since early June after 10 construction...

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Coronavirus & College: Panicked about housing options? We have some suggestions
News 4 weeks ago
Coronavirus & College: Panicked about housing options? We have some suggestions

Michelle Myers is a college admissions adviser based in the East Bay. She has dozens of clients set to attend the University of California system...

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Downtown San Jose tech campus could be jolted by city fee wrinkle
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Downtown San Jose tech campus could be jolted by city fee wrinkle

SAN JOSE — The city of San Jose’s plan for a new cap of fees related to development projects in the Diridon Station area contains a wrinkle that...

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Apartments for rent in Sunnyvale: What can you get for $3,900?
News 1 month ago
Apartments for rent in Sunnyvale: What can you get for $3,900?

Curious how far your dollar goes in Sunnyvale? We’ve rounded up the latest places for rent via Zumper and Apartment Guide to get a sense of what to...

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Coronavirus: New state proposal offers broader tenant protections
News 1 month ago
Coronavirus: New state proposal offers broader tenant protections

Lawmakers on Wednesday introduced a measure for long-term eviction relief for renters struggling through the coronavirus pandemic, as a state...

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PG&E purchase option for downtown Oakland office tower: nearly $900 million for new HQ
News 1 month ago
PG&E purchase option for downtown Oakland office tower: nearly $900 million for new HQ

OAKLAND - PG&E has an option to buy a downtown Oakland office tower for nearly $900 million as part of the embattled utility's deal to shift its...

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Apartments for rent in Berkeley: What can you get for $2,400?
News 1 month ago
Apartments for rent in Berkeley: What can you get for $2,400?

Curious how far your dollar goes in Berkeley? We’ve rounded up the latest places for rent via Zumper and Apartment Guide to get a sense of what to...

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Apple reopens Bay Area stores as protests, looting subside
News 1 month ago
Apple reopens Bay Area stores as protests, looting subside

Apple has reopened a handful of stores around the Bay Area after closing the locations because of violence and looting that occurred across the...

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Apartments for rent in Oakland: What can you get for $2,200?
News 1 month ago
Apartments for rent in Oakland: What can you get for $2,200?

Curious just how far your dollar goes in Oakland? We’ve rounded up the latest places for rent via Zumper and Apartment Guide to get a sense of what...

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Ask Amy: My husband behaved badly, and now the neighbors snub me
News 1 month ago
Ask Amy: My husband behaved badly, and now the neighbors snub me

DEAR AMY: Two years ago, our next-door neighbor was going to remodel his house in a way that would negatively impact us, so we asked him over for a...

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Sponsored: When the kumquats keep dropping and the yard feels like it’s shrinking, how can you make a sticky situation more bearable?
News 1 month ago
Sponsored: When the kumquats keep dropping and the yard feels like it’s shrinking, how can you make a sticky situation more bearable?

Q: Yesterday, while sitting in my front yard, I heard a loud crash. Upon investigation, I found another tree branch loaded with kumquats in the...

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Wear a mask. Why? It’s for the economy, stupid!
News 1 month ago
Wear a mask. Why? It’s for the economy, stupid!

The mask you either don or despise is not just good for your health, it’s essential for the economy, too. Let’s assume a key goal of reopening the...

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Apartments for rent in Sunnyvale: What can you get for $2,200?
News 1 month ago
Apartments for rent in Sunnyvale: What can you get for $2,200?

Curious just how far your dollar goes in Sunnyvale? We’ve rounded up the latest places for rent via Zumper and Apartment Guide to get a sense of...

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Apartments for rent in Oakland: What can you get for $3,400?
News 1 month ago
Apartments for rent in Oakland: What can you get for $3,400?

Curious just how far your dollar goes in Oakland? We’ve rounded up the latest places for rent via Zumper and Apartment Guide to get a sense of what...

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Contra Costa County extends eviction moratorium, but drops big businesses from the protection plan
News 1 month ago
Contra Costa County extends eviction moratorium, but drops big businesses from the protection plan

Contra Costa County’s temporary ban on evictions of residential and commercial tenants affected by the COVID-19 pandemic will continue through part...

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California DMV to open 46 more field offices, including eight more across Bay Area
News 1 month ago
California DMV to open 46 more field offices, including eight more across Bay Area

Eight more Department of Motor Vehicles offices will open in the Bay Area Thursday as 46 field offices will resume operations around the state....

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Apartments for rent: What can you get in downtown San Jose for $2,400?
News 1 month ago
Apartments for rent: What can you get in downtown San Jose for $2,400?

Curious just how far your dollar goes in downtown San Jose? According to Walk Score, this neighborhood is extremely walkable, is convenient for...

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Biotech firm buys north San Jose buildings amid big expansion
News 1 month ago
Biotech firm buys north San Jose buildings amid big expansion

SAN JOSE — The Silicon Valley unit of a Japan-based biotech firm has embarked on a major expansion with the purchase of two buildings sold by the...

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Coronavirus: Alameda to launch community fund to help those affected
News 1 month ago
Coronavirus: Alameda to launch community fund to help those affected

ALAMEDA - City officials are launching "Alameda Strong," a community relief fund to provide grants to small businesses, nonprofits and residential...

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San Jose community briefs for the week of May 29
News 1 month ago
San Jose community briefs for the week of May 29

Open Space reps sought The Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority, which oversees much of the region’s natural parks and agricultural lands, is...

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California’s coronavirus testing ground: Is this the kind of place that’s ready to reopen for business?
News 1 month ago
California’s coronavirus testing ground: Is this the kind of place that’s ready to reopen for business?

HANFORD — There was a huge outbreak this month at the local meat-packing plant in this Central Valley community that’s home to miles of sprawling...

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Concord apartment complex changes hands for healthy profit
News 1 month ago
Concord apartment complex changes hands for healthy profit

CONCORD — An investment group from Silicon Valley has bought a big apartment complex in Concord in a deal that produced a hefty profit for the...

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