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Lone Republican Candidate Withdraws From San Jose Mayor’s Race

San Jose City Councilmember Pete Constant decided on Tuesday to withdraw from consideration in the 2014 mayor’s race.


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Candidates Crowd the Field in San Jose Mayoral Race

Fundraising and campaigning in the race to replace San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed kicked off with a crowded field of candidates, mostly city council members who support the termed-out mayor’s pension reform policies.


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List Of San Jose Mayoral Candidates Grows

The list of candidates officially running for mayor of the city of San Jose in 2014 has started to become crowded.


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San Jose Considers Tighter Control Of Police Moonlighting

The San Jose Police Department does not adequately monitor uniformed security work performed by off-duty police officers, according to a recent audit.


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San Jose Hosts Weeklong Online Security Summit

How cyber-safe is your family or small business? That’s one of the questions that Internet security experts addressed at a Cyber Security Summit at San Jose City Hall.


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San Jose Council Opts To Keep Reservists’ Pay Intact

San Jose lawmakers have voted to keep indefinitely offsetting the pay cuts that city employees would otherwise take whey they are called up as military reservists.

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City Error Means Reservists Owe San Jose Money

The San Jose City Council is planning to audit a program that’s led to frustration and anger among city employees who serve as active-duty military reservists.


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Gang Activity Linked To San Jose’s Soaring Homicide Rate

The staffing problems within SJPD only stand to get worse, with more than 100 officers expected to be laid off in late June because of San Jose’s budget problems.


A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose To Lay Off Officers As Murder Rate Climbs

San Jose’s city manager announced that the police officers’ union has agreed to a ten percent pay reduction during the next fiscal year.


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San Jose Police Jobs Could Be Saved By Money Set Aside For The Arts

Arts funding in San Jose could be taking a hit after a city council member proposed diverting some of the money to reduce the number of police officer layoffs. Councilman Pete Constant, a former San Jose Police officer, has released nine budget proposals to provide the funding to prevent 97 police officer layoffs.