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.
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.
San Jose Bar Shut Down Following History Of Complaints Over Prostitution, Fighting, Public Urination
State regulators Tuesday indefinitely suspended the liquor license of a San Jose bar with a history of complaints over crime, gang fights, prostitution and people vomiting and urinating outside the premises.
San Jose Mayor-Elect Sam Liccardo Says He’s Ready To Face The Many Challenges Of The Country’s 10th Largest City
KCBS In Depth co-hosts Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro interview San Jose Mayor-elect Sam Liccardo about the challenges ahead for the nation’s tenth largest city, including crime, housing, transportation and more.
San Jose could see its lowest number of police officers in three decades if the department continues to lose officers at a steady rate, according to a new report.
After a hard fought campaign and race, Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese confirmed that he called his opponent Monday evening to concede in his bid for Mayor of San Jose.
Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese says he is not ready to concede in the San Jose mayor’s race, even though his opponent, City Councilman Sam Liccardo, has already declared victory.
In the early hours of Wednesday morning, with all precincts reporting, Liccardo took home 51 percent of the vote. But the race could be decided by absentee ballots turned in at the polls that will not be counted until later Wednesday and this week.
Voters in the Bay Area’s largest city are deciding between City Councilmember Sam Liccardo and Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese in the race to replace outgoing Mayor Chuck Reed. With 126 of 495 precincts reporting, Liccardo is leading Cortese, 50.85 percent to 49.15 percent.
Phil Matier says educators nationwide are keeping an eye on California’s state schools superintendent race because of the candidate the teacher’s union has decided to endorse.