Police staffing is about to get a much needed boost in San Jose, as the Police Department’s academy held its first graduation ceremony since 2009.
40,000 people who work in San Jose will be getting a raise on Monday, thanks to the November 2012 election win for Measure D, which raises the minimum wage in San Jose from $8 to $10 an hour.
Mayors from three Bay Area cities gathered Wednesday to support a bid to bring an upcoming Super Bowl to the new 49ers stadium in Santa Clara.
Foam food containers are closer to becoming a thing of the past in San Jose after the city council voted Tuesday to pursue phasing out polystyrene foam use in the city’s restaurants.
Starting Saturday, the streets of San Jose will be looking much brighter when the city starts reconnecting 900 street lights turned off four years ago to save money.
San Jose plans to remove a huge homeless encampment has mushroomed in a grassy field near downtown San Jose right under the airport flight path, city officials said Wednesday.
City officials are defending their ongoing support of Downtown San Jose’s cash-strapped Repertory Theatre, after a recent audit questions whether the Rep can continue to operate on its current revenue stream.
San Jose police officers have been leaving in droves since the passage of the pension reform measure earlier this year. Now the force will suffer the loss of another member of its command staff.
It’s not unusual for San Jose to make a top ten list, but this latest ranking is one the city could have done without. Forbes ranked San Jose 8th in its list of America’s 20 Dirtiest Cities.
The Independent Police Auditor in San Jose said she has little doubt that the city’s rising crime and homicide rate is because of a cut in police staffing.