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COVID has affected everything Joint Venture Silicon Valley 2021 Index explores impacts February 16, 2021 – The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every aspect of Silicon Valley’s economy, according to the 2021 Silicon Valley Index, released by Joint Venture’s Institute for Regional Studies. From health impacts of the virus, to employment, IPOs, childcare, hunger, and housing,…

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This is cool… How one young local artist reimagined her future and used the pandemic as an opportunity to launch her small business J.Kurios In 2020 we were all affected by COVID-19, and I was no exception. However, this blessing in disguise allowed me to return to doing things I love on a daily basis, creating art.…

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Moffett Park Specific Plan Virtual Community Workshop Presentation and Community Engagement Event March 2nd, 4 – 7 pm City staff and consultant team for the Moffett Park Specific Plan (MPSP) Update will hold a virtual community workshop on land use, housing, open space, and market conditions. The workshop is designed to include two hours of…

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New York Times and Sunnyvale Library Virtual Event Virtual Visit with Bestselling Author Adam Gidwitz   On Feb. 24 at 4 p.m., the Sunnyvale Public Library will be hosting a virtual visit with New York Times bestselling author and Newbery Honor winner Adam Gidwitz. Adam is the author of the books A Tale Dark & Grimm and its…

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Sunnyvale Public Art Update Master Plan Updated The Master Plan for Public Art was adopted by Council in November 2020. Along with the approval are a few exciting updates: $50,000 allocated from the Public Art Fund for Utility Box Art (coming Spring 2021) Increased percent for art requirement for private development from 1% to 2%,…

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Sunnyvale CityLine Update Plans approved by Sunnyvale Planning Commission The Sunnyvale Planning Commission approved CityLine plans to develop a 12-story, mixed-use project at 200 S. Taaffe Street in downtown Sunnyvale. The project will include 479 homes (53 Below Market Rate), 30,000 square feet of retail, and a new, public open space at Redwood Square. This…

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Downtown Update Historic Murphy Avenue  Alfresco Outdoor Dining is Back! Historic Murphy Avenue is back in business outside! Thanks for braving the uncertain weather! Sunnyvale businesses are open and appreciate your support. Please continue your phone and online orders with takeaway and curbside pickup and remember, we are stronger together!  Supporting downtown businesses is now…

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