Can UC Berkeley's data tool drive smarter housing development?
 
Posted: 31 May 2016, 1:11 pm
Since landing back in the Bay Area last year, Carol Galante been in the thick of the region's heated housing policy debates. Galante, now a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, has decades of experience in housing development as former executive director of Bridge Housing, an affordable housing developer, and later working for the Obama Administration as assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and as commissioner for the Federal Housing Administration. And?

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UC could face steep tuition hikes for out-of-state students, making it nation's most expensive public college system
 
Posted: 31 May 2016, 9:52 am
A new plan in the California State Assembly is aiming to raise the cost of tuition for out-of-state students attending the University of California from $37,000 to $54,000 over six years, making it more expensive for them to attend a UC than Stanford. Join the conversation: Follow @SFBusinessTimes on Twitter, "Like" us on Facebook and sign up for our free email newsletters. The new plan aims to reduce the number of out-of-state students to about 23,000 over the next six years, a steep decline?

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Jack in the Box mogul buys Bay Area golf course
 
Posted: 31 May 2016, 9:39 am
Fremont-based entrepreneur Aniil Yadov -- the largest Jack in the Box franchisee in the country -- has added another asset to his growing portfolio: Gilroy's Eagle Ridge Golf Course. A company connected to Yadov closed on the 18-hole course this week, according to public records, paying $3.8 million. That's not a lot of money for a huge swath of land and associated facilities in southern Silicon Valley. But golf as an industry has been facing challenges in recent years as usage declines, prompting?

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A virtual tour of SAP Center as the San Jose Sharks prepare to host the Stanley Cup Final
 
Posted: 31 May 2016, 9:35 am
After 25 years as an NHL franchise and 23 years in San Jose, the Sharks are preparing to continue their first-ever appearance in the Stanley Cup Final. (In case you missed it, the Sharks lost 3-2 Monday evening in Pittsburgh). The second game will also be played on the road in Pittsburgh, on Wednesday, then the action comes home to SAP Center on Saturday for game three and next Monday for game four. Join the conversation: Follow @SFBusinessTimes on Twitter, "Like" us on Facebook and sign up for?

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