Bisnow The Bay Area’s largest city could see thousands of co-living units coming, starting with the sector’s largest project ever if it opened today.
Presidio Closes Roads to Create 4.5-Mile 'Loop' for Nearby Residents
The Presidio Trust just announced an experimental road closure that will create a continuous, 4.5-mile, vehicle-free paved trail for pedestrians and bicyclists where they can practice social distancing. But don't get any ideas about driving over there.
'There's no escape': Domestic violence fears in San Jose escalated by COVID-19
A San Jose mother of four was 41 years old when she was sure she would die. Pinned up against the wall, Rose Martinez laid motionless as her husband repeatedly kicked her all over her body after knocking her to the floor from a swift punch to the head. “I remember thinking, ‘Oh my God,...
Home is a perilous place for some Californians during the coronavirus pandemic – Local News Matters
With schools closed and Californians ordered to stay at home, too many families may be in peril. Across the state calls to child abuse hotlines are down and reports of domestic violence are rising. With schools closed and Californians ordered to stay at home, too many families may be in peril. Across the state calls to child abuse hotlines are down and reports of domestic violence are rising. (iStock photo via CalMatters) It’s become dangerous for some Californians to stay at home during the ...
How to Be a Good Neighbor While Social Distancing
Being a model local citizen during coronavirus requires us to upend some of our ingrained neighborly behaviors. Here’s how to adopt new ones.
Why informal networks will be key to the COVID-19 recovery
Informal networks including community organizations and faith-based groups are filling gaps to help vulnerable people during the coronavirus outbreak.
Scenario Planning for Cities and Regions
This book offers the first in-depth examination of scenario planning. This urban and regional planning approach enables communities to create and analyze mul... | CUP
Samsung to support U.S. communities in the fight against COVID-19
At Samsung, we have a long tradition of supporting the health and vitality of our communities. Our company and our employees have generously given to
Bill Gates Says the Coronavirus Will Change Life Forever. Here's How to Adapt
In a recent interview, Bill Gates shared some predictions about the new normal that can help your company.
Christopher Cabaldon Discusses Regenerating Cities and Transforming Communities in reSite Podcast
Christopher Cabaldon Discusses Regenerating Cities and Transforming Communities in reSite Podcast.
Planning Healthy Communities—Beyond the Hype - Blogs
Evidence-based research can help planners create truly healthy communities. No junk-science please.
Building Capacity Together Through Community Based Learning – Next City
Sponsored: Drexel’s Urban Strategy graduate program builds civic engagement skills with students and neighborhood residents in order to power their community change work.
Is This the Urban Trash Can of the Future? https://www.citylab.com/design/2019/12/nyc-garbage-trash-can-design-contest-plastic-metal/603352/
New York's Green Litter Basket Gets an Upgrade
The winner of the BetterBin design competition is easier for sanitation workers to lift and deters bulk trash-dumpers. It could replace the ubiquitous green litter basket.
"Innovative Community" Nuzzel Newsletter by San Jose Community NETWORK on Tue, Aug 6 2019
Tue, Aug 6 2019: "Innovative Community" by San Jose Community NETWORK (SanJoseVoice) on Nuzzel. Subscribe to "Innovative Community" Nuzzel Newsletter
Developer digs in on new building near Santana Row as office demand surges
One of the most anticipated office developments in San Jose got underway this week as the first of the planned buildings broke ground across the street from the popular mixed-use shopping center, Santana Row. The development, dubbed Santana West, has city approval for nearly 1 million square feet of office space, but developer Federal Realty...
How an unassuming window in San Jose fills a crucial need for the homeless – East Bay Times
In downtown San Jose, an unassuming window is filling a crucial–and often overlooked–need in the homeless community.
San Jose lawmaker questions whether measures led to rise in rapes
San Jose lawmakers during a recent meeting peppered police with questions about the sharp rise in rapes citywide, but Councilmember Johnny Khamis had a request — study how a pair of controversial state measures might have contributed to the increase. Proposition 47, approved in 2014, redefined several nonviolent crimes as misdemeanors, and Proposition 57, approved...
Philanthropy Now podcast: Working towards a solution for Silicon Valley transit
Our nation’s suburbanization has prioritized the use of cars and highways, leading to traffic, pollution and inequity. Silicon Valley is no exception. In this episode, Vinita Goyal, Housing and Transportation Program Officer at Silicon Valley Communityt Foundation, talks with Bob Allen, Director of Policy and Advocacy at Urban Habitat; Gary Hsueh, Director of Mobility Programs
Los Altos Town Crier
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