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Rose Herrera

A vial of medical marijuana

San Jose Deadlocks Over Medical Marijuana Legislation

The San Jose City Council deadlocked on Tuesday in its years-long effort to regulate medical medical Marijuana collectives and dispensaries.

06/04/2014

San Jose City Hall

San Jose Voters To Select From Crowded Field Of Mayoral Candidates To Replace Termed-Out Mayor Reed

Tuesday’s primary election will decide the top voter-getters for a new San Jose mayor as Mayor Chuck Reed ends his eight-year tenure.

05/30/2014

A shed similar to this one could be used to help house the homeless in San Jose. (CBS)

San Jose Leaders Look To Build ‘Pods,’ ‘Microhouses’ To Shelter The Homeless

A new idea is taking shape in San Jose to help the down and out get out of tents and doorways and into more sturdy shelters. The idea involves building new neighborhoods for the homeless with shed-sized buildings.

04/29/2014

Students at McLean High School in McLean, Virginia, purchase snacks at a vending machine on school property 15 December 2005. AFP Photo/Paul J. RICHARDS (Photo credit should read PAUL J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

San Jose City Council Votes For Healthier Vending Machines

The San Jose City Council voted on Tuesday to set an even higher bar for its vending machines by requiring them to be stocked with healthier snacks.

10/02/2013

Herrera Wins SJ City Council Re-Election Bid Despite Pension Reform Support

San Jose City Councilwoman Rose Herrera won re-election on Tuesday in a tough race where opponents made an issue of her support for pension reform.

11/07/2012

San Jose City Councilmember Rose Herrera

War Of Words Heats Up Between San Jose City Councilwoman, Police Officers Union

Anyone who follows San Jose politics knows that the San Jose Police Officers Association and councilwoman Rose Herrera have long been at odds – particularly, over law enforcement budget cuts and pension reform. Their war of words only seems to be heating up as the November election nears.

10/15/2012

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

San Jose Mayor Accused Of Illegally Funneling Campaign Cash

Leaders of the police and fire unions have filed a complaint with the California Fair Political Practices Commission.

10/11/2012

A vial of medical marijuana

San Jose Pot Clubs Targeted For Not Paying Taxes

They want more options when it comes to how to handle businesses that aren’t paying their fair share.

09/11/2012

San Jose Police Car (CBS)

San Jose Council Member Calls For More Police Officers On Patrol

Given the San Jose Police Department’s staffing shortage and a recent rash of homicides in the city, a city councilmember is looking to put more than a dozen desk-bound officers back on the streets.

08/22/2012

A man using two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

Neighbors Can Connect Through Social Network At San Jose’s National Night Out BBQ

National Night Out BBQ in San Jose is an opportunity for for neighbors to connect, but this time around they’ll also have an opportunity to check out a new social network specifically designed to connect neighbors.

08/07/2012

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