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How Google’s future campus could be a game-changer for Silicon Valley

December 6, 2017 | In The News

Real estate website CURBED published an in-depth look at the proposed Google project in the Diridon Station area, and it’s possible impact on San Jose and Silicon Valley as a whole. “….a collection of land and former industrial lots in downtown San Jos…

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NOVEMBER 2017

November 9, 2017 | In The News

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Diridon Area/Google Update – City of San Jose

November 3, 2017 | In The News

A detailed update and timeline of the process of negotiating, planning and building the Google project planned for San Jose’s Diridon Station Area is available. Once the fair market value land price has been agreed to with Santa Clara County and San Jose, the Cit…

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PBS News Hour Looks at San Jose and Google Project 11-2-17

November 3, 2017 | In The News

  For a report on huge companies and their impact on the cities they choose for their facilities, PBS’ NewsHour sent a crew to San Jose to talk with our Mayor and others, and tour the Diridon Station area. Our portion of the show is at the end of the segment.…

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KGO-TV News on San Jose’s Proposal for Amazon’s HQ2

October 27, 2017 | In The News

Local ABC news affiliate, KGO-TV, aired a segment on the competitive proposals submitted in response the Amazon’s HQ2 Request for Proposals. Reporter Jonathan Bloom contrasted the larger Bay Area group’s proposal with San Jose’s options, which include …

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NBC Bay Area News clip – Oct. 23, 2017 – OPTIS and San Jose

October 24, 2017 | In The News

Nanci Klein interviewed on opening of VR lab in San Jose, by OPTIS. …

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How San Jose small businesses are joining the holiday shopping act

November 30, 2016 | In The News

        Jody Meacham Nov 23, 2016, 4:54am PST Updated Nov 23, 2016, 5:52am PST   Thanksgiving has become a holiday that really is “the holidays.” You’ve got the turkey feast let’s-watch-the-Detroit-Lions-and-Dallas-Cowboys day itself a…

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Manufacturing didn’t leave Silicon Valley — it evolved

October 6, 2016 | In The News

  Guest Commentary: Kim Walesh, Deputy City Manager, Director Economic Development, City of San Jose Oct 6, 2016, 4:10pm PDT   Oct. 7, 2016, marks the fifth annual Manufacturing Day across the U.S., when thousands of manufacturers host students, teachers, pare…

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San Jose Manufacturing Comeback Linked to Equitable Growth

September 16, 2016 | In The News

        BY JOHNNY MAGDALENO | SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 Chris Schildt, of national research and advocacy group PolicyLink, says the potential for economic opportunity she saw in the San Jose, California, area while being raised there as a kid in the ’80…

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Beer yeast company raises production levels at new San Jose facility

July 12, 2016 | In The News

        Bryce Druzin Economic development reporter at the Silicon Valley Business Journal. His Twitter handle is: @SVBizBryce Jul 12, 2016, 5:13am PDT Updated: Jul 12, 2016, 7:34am PDT The original 1516 German Reinheitsgebot decreed that beer could …

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SPUR report to San Jose: You need more money — here’s the blueprint

May 12, 2016 | In The News

      SPUR report to San Jose: You need more money — here’s the blueprint May 12, 2016, 2:43pm PDT Updated May 12, 2016, 3:30pm PDT   Bryce Druzin Economic development reporter Silicon Valley Business Journal     San Jose has the…

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