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Interim San Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel. (San Jose Police Department)

Interim San Jose Police Chief Looks Likely To Take Role Permanently

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 Appoints 27-Year-Veteran As Acting Fire Chief

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.


A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

Interim San Jose Police Chief Tries To Stem Officer Exodus

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.


Interim San Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel. (San Jose Police Department)

Interim San Jose Police Chief Says Staffing Levels A Top Priority

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.


Interim San Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel. (San Jose Police Department)

San Jose Names Interim Police Chief, Search To Take ‘Months’

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.


SJPD Chief Chris Moore (SJPD)

Search For Next San Jose Police Chief Taking Longer Than Expected

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.


San Jose City Hall

San Jose’s Credit Rating Drops

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.



San Jose May Weaken Pension Reform Measure For Ballot

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.


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

Occupy San Jose Protesters Target Homes Of Mayor Reed, City Manager

Occupy San Jose protesters took their message to the homes of city leaders days after being prevented from re-establishing a City Hall encampment.


An 'Occupy San Jose' protester stands at the edge of a two-story wall at San Jose City Hall, October 24, 2011. (CBS)

‘Occupy San Jose’ Protester On Ledge Seeks Meeting With Leaders

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.