Ash Kalra

A vial of medical marijuana

San Jose Deadlocks Over Medical Marijuana Legislation

The San Jose City Council deadlocked on Tuesday in its years-long effort to regulate medical medical Marijuana collectives and dispensaries.

06/04/2014

San Jose Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing. (CBS)

San Jose Approves Money To Add Police Officers, Restore Services

The San Jose City Council Tuesday approved a funding strategy that backers claim would add 141 new police officer positions and restore other city services but would require tens of millions in revenue the city does not yet have.

09/04/2013

soda, soft drinks

San Jose Rejects Ban On Sale Of Sugary Drinks

The San Jose city council has killed a proposal that would have banned the sale of sodas, sports drinks and whole milk at all city facilities.

08/28/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

SJ Approves Pay Raises For Police; Councilman Says It’s Not Enough

The San Jose City Council approved budget on Tuesday aimed at rebuilding services with a focus on public safety—a big concern in the city where the crime rate is rising and the police staff is declining.

06/12/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police To Saturate Gang Hot Spots After 4th Homicide This Week

In response to a recent spate of four homicides, San Jose police were deploying extra units of special operations and gang suppression officers this weekend.

05/30/2013

Meeko the puppy was stolen from a South San Jose home on October 1, 2012. (CBS)

Puppy Stolen In San Jose Burglary Reunited With Family

A puppy that was taken from a San Jose home during a burglary on Monday has been found and was being reunited its family Thursday afternoon.

10/04/2012

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Jose Mayor Urged To Sign Statement Supporting Same-Sex Marriage

Some members of the San Jose City Council are urging Mayor Chuck Reed to join other mayors in signing a statement supporting same-sex marriage.

05/30/2012

San Jose City Councilman Ash Kalra (Bay Area Air Quality Management District)

San Jose Councilman Pleads Guilty To DUI

San Jose City Councilman Ash Kalra has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor drunken driving charge, his attorney said Thursday.

CBS San Francisco–06/30/2011

DUI car keys

San Jose City Councilman Arrested For DUI

A San Jose city councilman was arrested Saturday for drunken driving after what he called a “terrible error in judgment.”

CBS San Francisco–05/08/2011

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