Kelley Park was cleared of trash and debris as it has been site of a homeless encampment for years.
After months of complaints from neighbors, San Jose officials served eviction notices on more than a dozen squatters who have taken over Kelley Park.
Preservationists in San Jose say the city isn’t doing enough to protect historic structures. The criticism follows a fire last week that heavily damaged a house that belonged to one of the city’s pioneer families.
Photographs and historic documents from San Jose history went up in smoke when the last building from the original Kelley Ranch caught fire Thursday.