San Jose City Council

Miss America Nina Davuluri addresses media during the 2014 Miss America Competition Winner Press Conference at Boardwalk Hall Arena on September 16, 2013 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Miss America Celebrated Locally As Sign Of Nation’s Growing Diversity

“It’s very exciting to see an Indian American win Miss America because it is such a long standing institution in American culture,” said Ash Karla, the first Indian-American elected to the San Jose City Council.

09/16/2013

(AP)

San Jose Approves Ban On Plastic Foam Food Containers

National chains will have to comply by next year, while locally-owned restaurants will have to do so by 2015.

08/28/2013

San Jose City Hall

List Of San Jose Mayoral Candidates Grows

The list of candidates officially running for mayor of the city of San Jose in 2014 has started to become crowded.

08/10/2013

San Jose Police at the scene of a fatal stabbing. (CBS)

San Jose City Leaders React To Promising Student’s Violent Death

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.

08/08/2013

(CBS)

Veteran’s Groups, South Bay Leaders Meet To Address Military Sexual Trauma

Veterans’ groups met with Santa Clara County officials on Tuesday for a call to action against military sexual trauma.

07/03/2013

San Jose firefighters (Craig Rose/San Jose Fire Dept.)

San Jose Councilman’s Proposed Firefighter Hiring Freeze Angers Fire Chief

A proposal by a San Jose city councilman to freeze firefighter hiring until the firefighter union accepts a reduced pension benefit has sent shock waves though the fire department and drawn the ire of its outgoing chief.

06/25/2013

Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

San Jose City Council Votes To Raise Medical Marijuana Tax

The increased tax rate is expected to generate about $1.5 million in additional revenue a year for the city.

05/22/2013

Customers line up at a food truck. (Fred Dufour/AFP/GettyImages)

San Jose City Council Eases Restrictions On Food Trucks

The new ordinance makes it easier for vendors to sell fresh fruit and vegetables.

05/15/2013

San Jose City Hall

San Jose City Council Declines 5 Percent Pay Raise

The San Jose City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to reject a proposed five percent pay raise for councilmembers.

05/14/2013

(Nimble Storage)

Nimble Storage Expanding In North San Jose, Adding Up To 800 Jobs

A Silicon Valley firm is expanding into a 165,000 square-foot facility in an area with increasing job and housing growth.

04/24/2013

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