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

Ballot Wording Could Be Key To SJ Mayor’s Pension Reform Measure

State officials say proponents of a pension reform measure backed by San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed can start collecting signatures to put it on the ballot.

01/08/2014

San Jose City Hall

Judge Hands Down Ruling On San Jose Pension Reform Measure

Unions representing San Jose city employees and Mayor Chuck Reed claimed victory following a judge’s ruling on a pension reform measure approved by voters last year.

12/23/2013

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Phil Matier: Detroit Bankruptcy Case Has Major Implications For California

Cities in California are watching how the bankruptcy case plays out in Michigan, and whether it might affect their own proceedings in California.

12/04/2013

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

Federal Mediator Reviewing San Jose’s Latest Contract Offer To Police Union

After being at odds for almost a year, the City of San Jose will make a new contract offer to the city’s police officers’ union next week with a federal mediator involved.

11/08/2013

downtown San Jose skyline

San Jose Plans For Future By Putting Jobs Ahead Of Housing

In an effort to avoid another housing bubble, the City of San Jose will begin to create a plan on Tuesday that will set aside more land for employment rather than housing.

10/22/2013

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

San Jose Police Officers Reject City’s Contract Offer, 3 Percent Raise

In a near unanimous decision, San Jose police officers have rejected the city’s latest one-year contract offer, which included a three-percent raise.

10/09/2013

San Jose ballpark

San Jose Lawsuit Against MLB Could See Delays With Government Shutdown

The shutdown of the federal government could slow San Jose’s ongoing efforts to bring the Oakland A’s downtown. The city’s lawsuit against Major League Baseball may be delayed due to court closures.

10/01/2013

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

SJ Mayor Seeks To Amend State Constitution To Attain Pension Reform

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed, who drew national attention as a result of his successful pension reform campaign is in the spotlight again. This time his proposal is to amend the California constitution to further those goals with a ballot measure in the November election.

09/25/2013

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

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

San Jose Unveils New Plan To Strengthen Police Force

The plan from San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and Councilman Sam Liccardo calls for adding hundreds of officers over the next four years.

08/29/2013

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