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San Jose, Pittsburg housing projects among first to win coveted state ‘Homekey’ funds

San Jose and Contra Costa County landed state funding to turn two motels into long-term homeless housing Wednesday — making them among the first in California to score the highly competitive aid. The grants are part of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s “Project Homekey,” which promises $600 million to help California cities and counties convert hotels, motels, […]

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California’s ski resorts announce no walk-up tickets due to COVID-19

This winter’s mountain experience will be less crowded.   But also less spontaneous. On Monday, California’s top resorts — Squaw Valley-Alpine Meadows, Heavenly, Kirkwood, Northstar and Mammoth Mountain – are discontinuing all walk-up ticket sales and prioritizing season pass holders. These steps are essential to restrict the number of skiers and enforce social distancing guidelines, according […]