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Posted on 03/24/2019
Demolition of Vallco Shopping Mall in full swing despite court challenge
The former shopping mall is getting torn down, while a community group tries to stop the project in court CUPERTINO — It appears to be full speed ahead for demolition of the former Vallco Shopping Mall despite a community group’s effort to block its transformation into a massive residential and mixed-use project. A parking structure at the old,...
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Posted on 03/24/2019
Big north San Jose office complex is bought by Bay Area investors
Two-building deal shows north San Jose still draws buyers SAN JOSE — A big office campus in north San Jose has been grabbed by a Bay Area investment group, commercial real estate agents said Tuesday. The two-building campus was bought on Jan. 25 by the investors, who paid $47.8 million for the offices, Santa Clara County property records...
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Posted on 03/19/2019
Google widens downtown San Jose transit village property purchase
Google buys properties near I-280 in downtown San Jose, across from old hardware store site. SAN JOSE — Google has scooped up several more downtown San Jose properties, in a deal that has widened the scope of the sites the search giant seeks for its proposed transit village near the Diridon train station. The company bought properties that...
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Posted on 03/18/2019
A Little Vintage Decor
If Downton Abbey or Pride and Prejudice speak to your inner self, add a little Victorian charm to your décor with well-placed picks of porcelain. If farmhouse style is more your thing, vintage ceramic ware can bring your design to life. In housewares, ceramics and porcelain span the gambit from lanterns, pitchers, and vases to delicate teacups, figurines,...
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Posted on 03/15/2019
Google buys steel foundry site it needs for downtown San Jose transit village
Google pays about $5.3 million for Kearney Pattern Works and Foundry complex in downtown San Jose as transit village plans progress SAN JOSE — Google has bought a key downtown San Jose site that is expected to become part of the search giant’s game-changing transit village, paying about $5 million for a metal foundry across the street from...
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Posted on 03/14/2019
Leased solar panels can complicate — or kill — a home sale
Can going green by leasing solar panels for your roof cost you money — or give you headaches — when you go to sell the house? Possibly both. [email protected] Distributed by Washington Post Writers Group....
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Posted on 03/13/2019
$429 million mega deal: Famed Japanese developer buys big north San Jose office campus leased to Micron Technology
Office complex in north San Jose is bought for $429 million by a Japanese investor, showing strength of Silicon Valley market SAN JOSE — A famed developer from Japan has bought a big tech campus in north San Jose in a head-spinning Silicon Valley mega-deal valued at $429 million. Mori Trust, a Japan-based developer and real estate investor...
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Posted on 03/11/2019
5 Tips for Fiding a New Family Doctor
You don’t have to wait until you become ill before you think of getting a family doctor. You always tend to spend more than necessary when you don’t have a family doctor that will attend to your medical needs or if you select a practice that rejects your insurance. If you don't know how to go about choosing...
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Posted on 03/10/2019
Los Gatos Meadows closing after almost 50 years
For almost 50 years, Los Gatos Meadows has been a refuge for folks in their post-retirement years. That legacy appears to be coming to an end. On March 6, the Meadows’ owner filed a plan to close the senior facility, which also houses an assisted living community and a full-care nursing home. More than 150 elders, many of...
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Posted on 03/09/2019
How to solve the Bay Area housing crisis? Silicon Valley leaders hash it out
State laws, building near transit and more discussed Friday. By Marisa Kendall | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: March 1, 2019 at 3:05 pm | UPDATED: March 2, 2019 at 6:12 am Connect the Bay Area’s 27 transit agencies. Build more housing near transportation hubs. Write new zoning rules in Sacramento. And try again on a...
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Posted on 03/04/2019
5 Benefits of Having a Spa at Your Home
Have you ever considered the benefits of having a spa at home? Or you are nursing the ambition of having a Jacuzzi at home. This whirlpool birth is an excellent addition to the house as it gives your apartment an aesthetic touch. Apart from giving your home an attractive look, it fades into the house background. The benefits...
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Posted on 03/02/2019
How to solve the Bay Area housing crisis? Silicon Valley leaders hash it out
State laws, building near transit and more discussed Friday. By Marisa Kendall | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: March 1, 2019 at 3:05 pm | UPDATED: March 2, 2019 at 6:12 am Connect the Bay Area’s 27 transit agencies. Build more housing near transportation hubs. Write new zoning rules in Sacramento. And try again on a...
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