San Jose Police, Fire Unions Say City Manager's 'Forced Resignation' Has 'Squashed' Hope For Better RelationsSan Jose City Manager Ed Shikada, acknowledging the City Council wanted new management, Wednesday announced his resignation as of Jan. 1, the day Mayor-elect Sam Liccardo takes office, according the city officials.
PG&E Charged With Felonies In San Bruno Pipeline ExplosionPacific Gas and Electric has been charged with federal felony counts involving safety violations linked to a 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people in the San Francisco Bay Area.
$50M In Hercules Redevelopment Spending Questioned In AuditsAudits by State Controller John Chiang’s office reveal that close to $50 million in state redevelopment funds were appear to have been misspent by Hercules city officials between 2005 and 2010.
Oakland Names New Interim City ManagerOakland's new interim city manager is expected to receive the nod of the Oakland City Council and start work on Monday.
San Jose City Manager Moves To Fire Cop Involved In BeatingSan Jose City Manager Debra Figone is moving to fire one of two officers who violently arrested a college student last year in an incident that was caught on tape.
Bankrupt Vallejo Spends Big On New City Manager Vallejo, a bankrupt city struggling with 12 percent unemployment and a half abandoned downtown, has just hired an expensive city manager to turn things around.