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[21 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Election battle divides Menlo Park over how much to grow Money is pouring into campaigns for and against the citywide Measure M in one of the hottest real estate markets in the country. Measure M is being portrayed as a vote on the future identity of Menlo Park.

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[17 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Redwood City seeks to save historic homes endangered by development boom Alarmed that several Victorian-era houses have been destroyed or are slated to be demolished to make room for new development, Redwood City officials are exploring ways to protect historic homes in the city.

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[10 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
A face behind San Francisco’s gentrification problem Benito Santiago, 63, is one of an increasing number of seniors facing rising rents and eviction under the Ellis Act — a state law that enables speculators to buy property hoping to flip it into an easy profit.

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[8 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
In a land of rising rents, Opportunity Center offers reprieve The Opportunity Center serves the unhoused populations of Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park, with affordable housing and supportive services like hot breakfasts and a clothing closet of donated items.

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[11 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Low-income housing advocates in East Palo Alto see threat to affordability Equity Residential is opposing a proposed city law that would provide relocation benefits to displaced tenants, tighten restrictions on demolishing buildings and offer protection from landlord harassment.

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[4 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
New Palo Alto homes now electric vehicle friendly New houses built in Palo Alto will have to be prewired for electric vehicle chargers. Hear from Palo Alto resident Sven Thesen about his residential charger that is open to the public.

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[26 Feb 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Counting down the days: Mountain View residents forced to move for new development Forty-nine-year-old Darlene Gonzalez is a Mountain View resident being forced to leave her home of 35 years, as developers look to transform the land on her street into 18 new row houses.

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[25 Feb 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Santa Clara faces losing Super Bowl revenue because of development delays With bureaucratic hurdles holding up construction, two major hotel complexes likely won’t be completed by the time Levi’s Stadium hosts Super Bowl 2016.

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[21 Feb 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Electric vehicle charging not so easy for some Bay Area renters California state grants aimed at multiplying electric vehicle chargers have proved helpful for many EV drivers in the Bay Area over the past couple years. But not everyone is reaping the benefits at home.