San Ramon is holding a public meeting to review plans for a pedestrian-oriented neighborhood with a mix of commercial and residential space.
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Concord to consider including the former Naval Weapons Station as a redevelopment area to finance infrastructure and cleanup costs for the planned development.
The Bay Trail bridges a gap with the opening of a 2.4 mile path behind Moffett Field, creating a continuous bicycle and pedestrian network from East Palo Alto to San Jose.
Update: Trail Opened Sept 20.
The State has approved a land swap of public trust land, removing the designation from part of the Oak to Ninth project area.
140 acres in Oakley were rezoned this week for single-family homes and commercial development.
Neighbors push for quicker development along the waterfront at the Hercules Bayfront project.
Derek Thompson discusses some common themes related to education, income, and unemployment, but carries it further into a discussion of how that relates to occupational trends and shrinking middle-income jobs.
Margaret O’Mara discusses the forces that created Silicon Valley and why it can’t just be replicated elsewhere. She also discusses how globalization blurs the place-based dominance of Silicon Valley, while at the same time the mobility of skilled workers makes it that much harder to plan for economic growth.
via The Other Side of the Tracks via The Urbanophile.
San Jose City Council approved a controversial housing development adjacent to Guadalupe Creek in south San Jose.
The Tri-City Voice discusses planning, funding, and construction for BART to Warm Springs, as well as the extension beyond to Berryessa in San Jose.