Category Archives: San Jose

Uber co-founder eyes downtown San Jose historic building

Uber co-founder and former chief executive Travis Kalanick’s new realty investment enterprise has obtained a contract to purchase the old Hank Coca’s Furniture store and Odd Fellows building at 82 E. Santa Clara St. The building became available after Leisure … Continue reading

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Economics of affordable housing in Bay Area

Santa Clara County Housing Authority finalized the purchase of a Palo Alto mobile home park in 2017. In 2012, the owners of the park, the Jisser family, announced their intention to close and sell the 4.5-acre site to a private … Continue reading

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Out running on Guadalupe trail, guess who Sukie and I saw? @sliccardo

Mayor Sam Liccardo, and boy was he cooking…. So now I’ve seen him out “on the streets” twice this week.  Nice that he is not always in the back of an SUV limo.

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Crime in the Bay Area

They copied my San Jose graphs (here and here) to show that crime has also been declining in San Francisco.  Because after all, I really am the first person ever to use the FBI crime statistics. Every time a city … Continue reading

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