Rose Herrera

San Jose Deadlocks Over Medical Marijuana LegislationThe San Jose City Council deadlocked on Tuesday in its years-long effort to regulate medical medical Marijuana collectives and dispensaries.
San Jose Voters To Select From Crowded Field Of Mayoral Candidates To Replace Termed-Out Mayor ReedTuesday’s primary election will decide the top voter-getters for a new San Jose mayor as Mayor Chuck Reed ends his eight-year tenure.
San Jose Leaders Look To Build ‘Pods,’ ‘Microhouses’ To Shelter The HomelessA 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.
San Jose City Council Votes For Healthier Vending MachinesThe 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.
Herrera Wins SJ City Council Re-Election Bid Despite Pension Reform SupportSan 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.
War Of Words Heats Up Between San Jose City Councilwoman, Police Officers UnionAnyone 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.
San Jose Mayor Accused Of Illegally Funneling Campaign CashLeaders of the police and fire unions have filed a complaint with the California Fair Political Practices Commission.
San Jose Pot Clubs Targeted For Not Paying TaxesThey want more options when it comes to how to handle businesses that aren't paying their fair share.
San Jose Council Member Calls For More Police Officers On PatrolGiven 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.
Neighbors Can Connect Through Social Network At San Jose’s National Night Out BBQNational 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.
San Jose Lawmakers Say 'Not So Fast' To 15 MPH Near SchoolsSome San Jose lawmakers aren't on board with the proposal to reduce speed limits near schools because they say a cost is involved.