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    San Jose approves mobile showers for homeless, looks to new housing projects

    Just days after the City Council approved mobile showers and laundry services for the homeless, city leaders are making another major push to tackle Silicon Valley's housing crisis: They're asking to buy two properties for a future affordable housing development. 
    Karl Mondon
    Spring may not be a traditional seller’s market this year. Zillow predicts Santa Clara County will see the highest home sale profits during the first two weeks of June, while Alameda County will be most lucrative during the last two weeks of May.  
    Four housing rights activists who were involved in taking over an elderly woman's Oakland home are asking a judge to dismiss the charges against them, which include felony conspiracy, felony filing false documents and misdemeanor trespassing.  
    Pacific Union Realty Office
    Where once only cattle grazed, purebred horses were raised and the sound of threshing machines whirled in the distance, is today's premier residential property in Danville's picturesque Tassajara Valley.  
    ( T. Charles Erickson )
    Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

    The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7