Anyone Want To Move Silicon Valley Industry To Marina?

Didn’t think so, it didn’t work the first time.

For the first time in over 15 years, open land at the University of California Monterey Bay Education Science and Technology (UC MBEST) Center is up for sale and ready for development.

In 1994, UC Santa Cruz received almost 1,100 acres of Fort Ord land from the Army. UCSC slated 500 acres for collaborative research-business development and positioned the other 600 acres as protected habitat. After developing the UC MBEST Center and infrastructure on the Central North Campus as a hub for research and development, the area stood mostly idle while the local economy was hit first by the burst of the dot-com bubble in the early 2000s, then the economic collapse beginning in 2008.

And the expected overflow of light industry from Silicon Valley to the Monterey Peninsula never materialized to the degree many had envisioned.

Anyone Want To Move Silicon Valley Industry To Marina?

Park In Parker’s Park?

Not many van dwellers willing to take up offer. Why? Because there are rules? Because it’s easier to park on city streets?

$150,000 spent. Six people served. Tax and spend.

According to a report to the county Health and Human Services committee, a total of six participants have signed up so far for the program, including its access to case management services aimed at providing links to jobs and housing. But none had actually parked at the site as of last week

Park In Parker’s Park?