May Day March 2021

A crowd of over 200 people of all age groups marched down Santa Clara Street and rallied at city hall in San Jose Calif. for the annual May Day march and rally on May 1, 2021.   May Day is also known as International Workers Day and originated in 1889 by socialist groups in commemoration… Continue reading May Day March 2021

Central San Jose 2021 development activity is over 50% market rate housing

Development Activity by type Central San Jose has a total of 108 major developments as reported on the 2021 development activity report. The largest growth is in market rate housing as it accounts for more than half the developments. There are 59 market rate housing sites in development, which is close to 6 times more… Continue reading Central San Jose 2021 development activity is over 50% market rate housing

News Curations 10/31

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin These Bay Area politicians bring a new perspective to the housing crisis: They were homeless These Bay Area politicians bring a new perspective to the housing crisis: They were homeless San Jose employee blows whistle on city contracts The Podlight San Jose bans sale of flavored… Continue reading News Curations 10/31

News Curations 10/24

San Jose commission votes to decrease mayor’s powers Last-minute deal gives San Jose police officers flexibility on vaccine mandate A conversation with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maria Ressa Journalism and Human Rights: Fighting Back Against Disinformation A Thousand Cuts

Filipino American shop owner and activist gets U.S license for Trese graphic novel and opens doors to community

Michael Dalupo, Owner of Ugat Clothing in San Jose, Calif., stands in front of his shop as patrons approach on Sunday, September 19, 2021.

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin San Jose, Calif.- Michael Dalupo is a Filipino American and owner of Ugat Clothing, a shop based around downtown San Jose dedicated to preserving and advancing Filipino culture. Earlier this year, Ugat clothing received licensing rights in the U.S for the Trese graphic novel. Trese is… Continue reading Filipino American shop owner and activist gets U.S license for Trese graphic novel and opens doors to community