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Jun 7, 2023

Short-Term Think: Will a Tax on Short-Term Rentals Deflate the Airbnb Bubble?

The short-term and Airbnb rental market could tighten by 2025, as state lawmakers look for new sources of money to fund affordable housing projects. The California Senate on May 31 approved a 15% tax on Airbnb and other short-term rentals. The 27-11 vote beat the Legislature’s deadline to move bills...
Muwekma Ohlone
May 3, 2023

Plants & Powwows: Muwekma Ohlone Push for Land Stewardship

A powwow is a joyous occasion, a gathering that celebrates inter-tribal relationships, Indigenous resilience and rich cultural heritage. At...
Pink Poodle
May 3, 2023

San Jose Fire Department Releases Pink Poodle Incident Report

It took nearly seven months to pull together, but San Jose Fire Chief Robert Sapien Jr.’s long-awaited report on...
Matt Mahan
Apr 26, 2023

Senate Bill for “Quick-build” Housing Solutions Gets Support

SPUR, the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association, has a legacy of decades of controversial urban...
Apr 19, 2023

New State Audit of Homelessness Spending to Target San Jose

The state has spent billions of dollars on homelessness in recent years. So why is the crisis statewide and...
San Jose Police
Apr 12, 2023

City, DA Defer to Feds and POA to Continue Fentanyl Probe

As Homeland Security investigators continue their probe of an international drug smuggling scheme operated out of the office of...
Joanne Segovia
Apr 5, 2023

‘Grandma of the POA’ Charged by Feds for Importing Fentanyl

The veteran officers and their families all called her “the Grandma of the POA.” She comforted the families of...

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