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BART Silicon Valley Gets New Station Design
The single-bore tunnel may reduce disruptions and costs.

BART Silicon Valley Gets New Station Design

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In late August, the VTA and BART boards held a joint meeting to discuss the design of the Silicon Valley BART Extension. This program would extend BART service through downtown…

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Port of Oakland Sues Protesting Truckers
Though the port is operational again, officials are still suing.

Port of Oakland Sues Protesting Truckers

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Though truckers have stopped blocking freight traffic at the Port of Oakland, many are still protesting the controversial AB5 law. Port officials, fearing the potential for a broader strike, took…

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Safe Parking Program Meets Pushback

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San Jose's plan to provide a safe place for homeless people to park was met with criticism on Wednesday. About 100 people showed up to a virtual meeting hosted by…

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Unvaccinated VTA Workers May Lose Jobs

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VTA workers who remain unvaccinated may start receiving pink slips soon. The transit agency announced its plans to require COVID-19 vaccination for its workers in January. The policy established an…

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San Jose Trucking Company Ordered to Pay Damages
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San Jose Trucking Company Ordered to Pay Damages

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The US Department of Labor ordered a San Jose-based trucking company to pay two workers a combined $145,000 last week. An OSHA investigation found that Transdev Services retaliated against its…

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Water Department Fills to the Brim With Funding to Wash COVID Away
Water Department Gets Involved With Aiding Customers

Water Department Fills to the Brim With Funding to Wash COVID Away

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Water Department of San Jose Water (“SJW” or “the Company”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SJW Group (NYSE: SJW) announced it has received funds from the California Water and Wastewater Arrearage…

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Silicon Valley Lawmakers Fast-Track Improvements For Fast-Food Gigs
Lawmakers want to make conditions easier on fast-food employees.

Silicon Valley Lawmakers Fast-Track Improvements For Fast-Food Gigs

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A dramatic change to fast-food worker protection could upend the franchise framework, and while labor advocates are happy to see it advance, franchise owners aren’t entirely onboard. State assemblymembers voted…

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