Urban Catalyst, a multi-asset Opportunity Zone Fund, recently celebrated the launch of the company with an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony at their new headquarters—99 Almaden Boulevard in San Jose.
A bipartisan compromise on immigration policy is vital to the economic success of both Silicon Valley as well as the nation at large. The budget compromise on border security up for a vote by this Friday must support immigrants and refugees as other programs have in the past.
For many decades, the City of San Jose has aspired to secure a jobs and tax base in the North Coyote Valley. Given that only 15% of San Jose’s land is zoned for employment uses and the North Coyote Valley represents nearly 1/6th of all employment lands, it is incumbent upon the Mayor and Council to consider how any potential general plan amendments could potentially worsen San Jose’s already poor “jobs-to-housing” imbalance.
On behalf of The Silicon Valley Organization (The SVO), I am writing to convey our significant reservations with regards to the proposed updates by Councilmember Jimenez’s memorandum on San Jose’s Abandoned Shopping Cart Program.