☆ SJ housing expert: Builder’s remedy mitigates supply-side issues, bypasses “stupid” City demands

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Image in Public Domain Jerry Strangis, San Jose land use consultant since 1975, comments on the City’s attempt to get its Housing Element certified. Hand-wringing City officials worry—should the State reject their plan—developers will keep using the “builder’s remedy” loophole to avert zoning restrictions. Strangis praises SJ’s efforts toward a compliant Housing Element, while recognizing…

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Email Blast from Councilmember Bien Doan: San Jose Earthquakes Soccer Complex in District 7

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 WEBSITE  |  COUNCILMEMBER BIEN DOAN  |  MEET THE DISTRICT 7 TEAM  |  CONTACT  District 7 Residents, I have an exciting and pivotal development in our community to share with you!  A collaboration that holds immense promise for both the San Jose Earthquakes and the residents all over our city, especially in District 7. The city of San José, County of Santa…

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CA judge argues community colleges’ DEI mandates are flagrantly unconstitutional

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Joseph-Nicolas Robert-Fleury: Galileo before the Holy Office. Image in Public Domain Magistrate Judge Christopher Baker’s new 44-page report advises that CA Community Colleges and Kern Community College District (both of which face a lawsuit from Bakersfield prof Daymon Johnson) stop requiring faculty to submit to DEI ideology. Judge Baker explains that mandating DEI/anti-racist “proficiency” really…

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