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Is Caltrain At Risk Of Being Derailed Next Year?

Is Caltrain At Risk Of Being Derailed Next Year?

Speaking of public transportation needed to support the projected growth in Bay Area population and employment over the next 30 years, Caltrain ridership is at an all-time high and some rush hour trains are standing room only. At the same time, while revenue from riders is also at an... Read More »

Bay Area Plan To Support 2 Million More People Up For Vote

Bay Area Plan To Support 2 Million More People Up For Vote

The Bay Area transportation, land-use and housing plan which is based on an expected increase in Bay Area population from roughly 7 million to 9 million people over the next 30 years is up for adoption by the Association of Bay Area Governments and Metropolitan Transportation Commission tomorrow evening.... Read More »

San Francisco Set To Sell Six City-Owned Acres For Development, Down In Mountain View

San Francisco Set To Sell Six City-Owned Acres For Development, Down In Mountain View

Since 2002, the City of San Francisco has been trying to sell six undeveloped acres of land down in the middle of Mountain View. Owned by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), two water lines from the Hetch-Hetchy reservoir to San Francisco run beneath the parcel at 450... Read More »

Memorial Day Mansion Sale: Morgan Estate Reduced To $27 Million

Memorial Day Mansion Sale: Morgan Estate Reduced To $27 Million

When the list price for Kelly Porter’s 30,000 square foot renovated Tudor mansion in Los Altos Hills was reduced from $45 million to $38 million at the end of 2008, the venture capitalist commented: “It’s worth every bit of $45 million, and I reduced it reluctantly.” Having been withdrawn... Read More »

Atherton Auction: Is There A Bidder In The House?

Atherton Auction: Is There A Bidder In The House?

While advertised as an “AUCTION,” as the listing for 96 Heather Drive down in Atherton notes, it’s a bankruptcy sale and the court may sell the property at any price and prior to the “auction” which is currently scheduled for June 8 with an opening bid of $7,100,000. Constructed... Read More »

Bay Area Scores Super Bowl 50: Levi’s Stadium Will Host In 2016

Bay Area Scores Super Bowl 50: Levi’s Stadium Will Host In 2016

With the San Francisco 49ers’ new stadium in Santa Clara set to open next year, the NFL has selected Levi’s Stadium to host Super Bowl 50 in 2016, the first Bay Area Super Bowl since Stanford Stadium hosted the championship game which the 49ers won in 1985. San Francisco... Read More »

Facebook’s Proposed West Campus Liked By Menlo’s City Council

Facebook’s Proposed West Campus Liked By Menlo’s City Council

Menlo Park’s City Council has approved the construction of Facebook’s proposed 22-acre West Campus with one big 433,555-square-foot building designed by Frank Gehry to be built on Constitution Drive across the street from Facebook’s existing East Campus. Rising up to 73 feet in height but averaging closer to 45,... Read More »

Wozland Returns

Wozland Returns

While The Woz hasn’t lived there for many years, and the property has since been remodeled, Steve Wozniak’s onetime home at 300 Santa Rosa Drive in Los Gatos is back on the market and listed for $4,395,000 having last sold for $3,100,000 in 2009. As some might recall, the... Read More »

NVIDIA Joins The Designer Campus Craze

NVIDIA Joins The Designer Campus Craze

Following in the footsteps of Apple and Facebook, NVIDIA has announced plans for a new designer campus to be designed by architect Hao Ko, design director for Gensler’s San Francisco architecture studio, and to be built across the street from NVIDIA’s existing campus in Santa Clara. The design harmonizes... Read More »

A Peek Inside And About A $100M Hillsborough Estate

A Peek Inside And About A $100M Hillsborough Estate

A few photos from inside and about the 16,000 square foot de Guigne mansion and 48-acre Hillsborough estate have popped up on the Sotheby’s website. Read More »