Mayor Chuck Reed
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.
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.
Mayor Chuck Reed, along with four other mayors from around the state, have submitted the ballot initiative to the state Attorney General.
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.
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.
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.
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.
San Jose’s police union is shooting down the latest contract offer from the city, presented Thursday.
San Jose city leaders are reacting to the death of Kimberly Chico, a promising nursing student, who was hit by a stray bullet over the weekend.
The improving economy in Silicon Valley is creating a demand for more housing in downtown San Jose.