San Jose

Why San Francisco May Be the New Silicon Valley

A new analysis reveals that venture capital investment is flowing into cities at a startling clip.

How Facebook Single-Handedly Made Silicon Valley Richer Than Manhattan

The average weekly wage in San Mateo County increased 107.3 percent, thanks to a little IPO that happened in May 2012.

Can San Jose Really Sue Its Way to a Major League Baseball Team?

The city has filed a lawsuit against MLB for stalling the A's move from Oakland. But there's surely a non-litigious deal to be made here.

Silicon Valley's Downtown Dilemma

Can the city densify and improve connectivity without losing its character and funky mix of ethnic eateries and small businesses?

Has the Christian Church Forgotten Its Urban Roots?

Two pastors make the case that American Christians need to shed their "anti-urban bias" before their religion becomes marginalized.

Lessons From Silicon Valley's 'Downtown'

A new report from SPUR traces the decline of downtown San Jose.

The Neighborhoods With the Most Single Ladies (and Men)

Just in time for Valentine's Day.

Does Human Capital Tend to Cluster in Center Cities or the Suburbs?

According to new research, where college-educated folks live has a lot to do with population size.

Silicon Valley Can't Get Transit Right

Less than 1 percent of Santa Clara County residents ride VTA light rail, and taxpayers subsidize 85 percent of the operating costs.

Is There Less Drunk Driving in the South, Or Just Less Data?

We've got a couple of theories.

America's Most Religiously Diverse Cities

Four percent of the country identifies as Jewish, Muslim, Hindu or Buddhist. A peek at where those communities are clustered.

The Stark Geographic Inequality of the Home Mortgage Interest Deduction

A small number of coastal cities get the bulk of the benefit.

Solo Drivers Say They Benefit From App Communities

"Networked" commuters are reporting a more positive driving experience.

The Surprising Metros That Bounced Back From the Recession First

So far there are only three of them in the U.S. The rest of us are still working on it.

To Get America Growing Again, We Have to Look to Our Most Productive Metro Areas

The United States is not just as a single national economy but a collection of city and metro economies, and they're growing at starkly different rates.

These Are the Cities That Can Show Us How to Create Jobs

America's most competitive large metros for job growth.

Where High-Growth Company Founders Start Out and Where They End Up

The flow of entrepreneurial talent and which metros are "producing," "exporting," "importing," and "consuming" it.

What to Consider in Deciding Whether to Rent or Buy

Updated data from metros across the United States.

America's Best Places for a Raise

Where you live can determine how much more you'll be making next year.