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.
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.
Leaders of the police and fire unions have filed a complaint with the California Fair Political Practices Commission.
They want more options when it comes to how to handle businesses that aren’t paying their fair share.
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.
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.
Some San Jose lawmakers aren’t on board with the proposal to reduce speed limits near schools because they say a cost is involved.