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.
Former Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa, who entered a guilty plea back in May to misuse of taxpayer and campaign funds, was due back in court Friday afternoon.
A woman riding a bicycle was killed Wednesday afternoon after colliding with a vehicle on Skyline Boulevard in the mountains of San Mateo County.
Fun and games are over for some pre-kindergartners in Silicon Valley with the new Educare program unveiled Tuesday that would put them in school for a full eight-hour day, year round.
The San Jose Police Department said Monday that a program implemented this summer to reduce gang-related crime has led to an overall 20 percent reduction in crime from last year.
The plan from San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and Councilman Sam Liccardo calls for adding hundreds of officers over the next four years.
National chains will have to comply by next year, while locally-owned restaurants will have to do so by 2015.
San Jose’s police union is shooting down the latest contract offer from the city, presented Thursday.
The hope is to get rid of major growing operations, that pose a threat to the safety of the public.
The victim of a deadly rollover crash of a party van near Portola Valley on Sunday night was Adam Blomquist, 38, of San Francisco, according the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office.