San Jose is a step closer to getting a new police chief with the city manager intending to appoint the acting chief, Larry Esquivel to the position permanently.
San Jose’s fire department announced the appointment of 27-year-veteran Ruben Torres as the acting fire chief after the departure of the former chief to Las Vegas.
As San Jose searches on for a new police chief, the man appointed to fill the job in the meantime has been grappling with how to prevent rank and file officers from leaving the force.
San Jose’s new Acting Police Chief said Tuesday he is concerned about staffing levels at the San Jose Police Department and that fostering morale among officers will be a top priority.
San Jose’s city manager said Monday she has appointed a deputy chief of the San Jose Police Department to serve as interim head after outgoing Chief Chris Moore retires this week.
San Jose’s search for the next chief of police is going to take longer than expected since the city manager has decided to expand the pool of candidates.
It will now be more expensive for the city of San Jose to borrow money now that the city has seen its AAA credit rating downgraded twice by the major ratings agencies.
In an effort to blunt a fierce political fight over pension reform, San Jose city leaders are offering to soften a retirement reform measure before it goes on the June ballot.
Occupy San Jose protesters took their message to the homes of city leaders days after being prevented from re-establishing a City Hall encampment.
Shaun O’Kelly, the “Occupy San Jose” protester who has been atop a large wall outside City Hall for nearly a week to protest the removal of protesters from the plaza below, is requesting to meet with city officials.