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.
A Daly City woman has been charged with forging the signatures of about 80 San Jose city officials and their spouses, including four City Council members, on petitions for a ballot measure on that passed in November, prosecutors said.
San Jose’s minimum wage will soon be $10 an hour instead of $8 with the passage of Measure D on Tuesday.
The November election is still weeks away, but already supporters of a $2.00 per hour minimum wage increase in San Jose are suffering from a pair of defeats – in the courtroom.
Palo Alto voters passed a ballot measure that will repeal the rights of firefighters and police officers to have arbitrators settle their salary disputes with the city and another measure designating 10 acres of parkland for a new compost facility, according to preliminary election results Tuesday night.
Richmond could have the highest sales tax in the East Bay if voters approve a measure in a special election on June 7. Critics say they are not objecting to the tax as much as the legality of how it’s being handled.