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Mayor Chuck Reed

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

San Jose Budget To Avoid Layoffs, Restore Police Services

The city of San Jose will avoid layoffs for the second straight year and restore some emergency services after Mayor Chuck Reed’s budget message was unanimously approved Tuesday by the City Council.

03/27/2013

Police on the scene of a fatal shooting of a teenager on the 900 block of Owsley Avenue in San Jose on June 12, 2012. (CBS)

San Jose Police Academy Graduates 43 Recruits

Police staffing is about to get a much needed boost in San Jose, as the Police Department’s academy held its first graduation ceremony since 2009.

03/15/2013

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KCBS Cover Story: San Jose Readies For Economic Impact Of New Minimum Wage

40,000 people who work in San Jose will be getting a raise on Monday, thanks to the November 2012 election win for Measure D, which raises the minimum wage in San Jose from $8 to $10 an hour.

03/08/2013

An aerial view of the construction of the new San Francisco 49ers stadium in Santa Clara, February 5, 2013. (CBS)

Mayors Make Case For Bay Area Super Bowl

Mayors from three Bay Area cities gathered Wednesday to support a bid to bring an upcoming Super Bowl to the new 49ers stadium in Santa Clara.

03/06/2013

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San Jose Moves Closer To Banning Styrofoam Containers

Foam food containers are closer to becoming a thing of the past in San Jose after the city council voted Tuesday to pursue phasing out polystyrene foam use in the city’s restaurants.

02/27/2013

Aerial view of the city, San Jose (David McNew/Getty Images)

San Jose Begins Restoring Street Lamps Turned Off To Save Money

Starting Saturday, the streets of San Jose will be looking much brighter when the city starts reconnecting 900 street lights turned off four years ago to save money.

02/22/2013

Mineta San Jose Int'l Airport

San Jose To Clear Tent City Near Mineta San Jose International Airport

San Jose plans to remove a huge homeless encampment has mushroomed in a grassy field near downtown San Jose right under the airport flight path, city officials said Wednesday.

02/21/2013

downtown San Jose skyline

San Jose City Officials Defend Continuing Support For Repertory Theatre

City officials are defending their ongoing support of Downtown San Jose’s cash-strapped Repertory Theatre, after a recent audit questions whether the Rep can continue to operate on its current revenue stream.

02/19/2013

Field Of Weeds At Former SJ Landfill Could Become Recreational Center

SAN JOSE (KCBS) – A landfill site in San Jose that’s been vacant for more than 30 years could become the field of dreams for amateur baseball and softball players now that a developer has […]

01/03/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose’s Assistant Police Chief To Become Piedmont’s Top Cop

San Jose police officers have been leaving in droves since the passage of the pension reform measure earlier this year. Now the force will suffer the loss of another member of its command staff.

12/19/2012

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