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San Jose police are looking for a man who they said tried to sexually assault a woman in a grocery store restroom last month, and then forced his way into the home of a 13-year-old girl this week. (San Jose Police)

San Jose Residents Sound Off To Mayor Over Rising Crime, Lack Of Officers

Residents in San Jose are fed up with crime, and they let Mayor Sam Liccardo hear that frustration at a meeting Tuesday night.

05/12/2015

Sam Liccardo, candidate for San Jose Mayor. (CBS)

San Jose Mayor Liccardo Calls For Police Accountability After Data Shows Department’s Potential Racial Bias

San Jose’s Mayor Sam Liccardo is calling for increased police accountability in the wake of data that shows the department routinely stops or detains blacks and Latinos at disproportionate rates.

05/12/2015

A wastewater treatment plant. (Dublin San Ramon Services District)

San Jose Mayor Pushes For Wastewater As Partial Solution To California’s Drought

San Jose’s mayor says it’s time to take a look at the water we flush down the toilet as a partial solution to California’s drought.

04/27/2015

Oakland Athletics at O.Co Coliseum (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

San Jose Files Petition With U.S. Supreme Court In Antitrust Case Against MLB

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo acknowledges that just getting the Supreme Court to hear the case is a longshot, but he remains hopeful.

04/15/2015

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo. (CBS)

San Jose Mayor Asks Congress To Renew $105 Billion Transportation Bill To Help Fund BART Extension

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors president Dave Cortese took part in a rally at San Jose State University Thursday to urge Congress to renew a $105 billion national transportation bill that expires next month.

04/09/2015

An artist’s rendering of the proposed San Jose ballpark for the Athletics. (360 Architecture)

San Jose Appealing MLB Antitrust Lawsuit Over A’s Move To U.S. Supreme Court

The San Jose City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to appeal its antitrust lawsuit against Major League Baseball to the U.S. Supreme Court.

02/03/2015

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches the first pitch of the game against Nyjer Morgan #6 of the Cleveland Indians on Opening Day at O.co Coliseum on March 31, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

San Jose Loses Challenge To MLB Antitrust Exemption Which Blocks Move By Oakland A’s

The city of San Jose has lost its antitrust lawsuit against Major League Baseball on Thursday.

01/15/2015

Keys Security Lock Home House Key

Former Estate Of Donner Party Survivor Turned Into $30M SJ Development For Low Income, Homeless

A $30 million housing complex broke ground in San Jose Friday, where 20 percent of the units will be set aside for homeless and low income, putting them right alongside some of Silicon Valley’s highest paid workers.

01/09/2015

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo. (CBS)

New San Jose Mayor Liccardo Inaugurated, Says It May Take Years To Mend Ties With Police, Fire

Sam Liccardo was inaugurated as San Jose’s 65th mayor Tuesday night, noting that it would take “many months if not years” to mend differences with police and fire unions that backed his opponent in the Nov. 4 election.

01/07/2015

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San Jose Police, Fire Unions Say City Manager’s ‘Forced Resignation’ Has ‘Squashed’ Hope For Better Relations

San Jose City Manager Ed Shikada, acknowledging the City Council wanted new management, Wednesday announced his resignation as of Jan. 1, the day Mayor-elect Sam Liccardo takes office, according the city officials.

12/18/2014

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