This comes as the police department is struggling to retain officers, amid cuts in pay and pension benefits.
In an effort to avoid another housing bubble, the City of San Jose will begin to create a plan on Tuesday that will set aside more land for employment rather than housing.
The San Jose City Council Tuesday approved a funding strategy that backers claim would add 141 new police officer positions and restore other city services but would require tens of millions in revenue the city does not yet have.
The plan from San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and Councilman Sam Liccardo calls for adding hundreds of officers over the next four years.
The list of candidates officially running for mayor of the city of San Jose in 2014 has started to become crowded.
San Jose city leaders are reacting to the death of Kimberly Chico, a promising nursing student, who was hit by a stray bullet over the weekend.
The controversial Gold Club is set to open next week.
The latest addition to San Jose’s downtown entertainment scene may also be the most controversial. The so-called “gentleman’s club,” is opening soon in a very prominent location.
A non-profit organization has been formed in San Jose to promote investment from China. The group’s goal is to stimulate the economy and increase jobs.
The improving economy in Silicon Valley is creating a demand for more housing in downtown San Jose.