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San Jose’s cruising ban could soon be a thing of the past
City Councilman Raul Peralez says the ordinance, passed in the early 1990s to curb gang violence, has criminalized lowrider culture in San Jose.
San Jose could repeal car-cruising ban, advocates say it discriminates against Latino lowrider culture
The lowrider culture has been around since the 1940s but in San Jose, there’s been a ban on cars cruising in the city since 1992. On Wednesday, a council committee voted unanimously to lift the ban.
San Jose could lift decades-old car cruising ban – San José Spotlight
After a decades-long ban, San Jose may ease the brakes on cars cruising city streets. Some officials say the ban is inherently discriminatory.
A 30-year ban on car cruising could be lifted in this Bay Area city
San Jose will look into reversing a decades old ban on cruising that officials say has…
Chicano and Latino culture celebrated in new San Jose mural
The mural honors seven men who were instrumental in building community and celebrating the culture.
VTA approves $235 million San Jose BART extension contract — so why is it also reviewing its controversial design?
The decision could shape construction plans for years to come as the VTA embarks on a massive tunnel-mining and station-building effort later this decade.
Memo Calls for Reconsideration of BART Extension Design
Mayor Sam Liccardo is concerned about a potential $3 billion cost overrun for the BART extension to downtown San Jose thanks to the deep-bore concept.
San Jose officials decline joining lawsuit over state housing law
One San Jose official hoped to join Southern California cities in suing the state over recent state housing legislation, but her efforts didn’t go far.
New ‘partial quiet zone’ brings relief to San Jose residents after years of blaring train horns
Between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m., trains traveling through the quiet zone in the Warm Springs Union Pacific Railroad corridor won’t sound their horn at intersections with streets, unless there’s an emergency.
Aedis Architects CEO Thang Do San Jose – Silicon Valley Business Journal
Thang Do designed the new Vietnamese American Service Center in San Jose and was involved in several projects that are poised to help reshape the city’s downtown.
“Green lung” downtown San Jose tower offers carbon-neutral workplaces in gardens
A new downtown San Jose office tower that’s beginning construction this week could bring the city’s urban core its first-ever carbon-neutral workspace.