San Jose City Councilman Sam Liccardo

Used styrofoam cups are seen on the streets. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Measure To Repeal San Jose Styrofoam Ban Is Thrown Out Due To Phony Signatures

San Jose election officials have thrown out a measure that attempted to repeal the city’s ban on polystyrene food containers because thousands of signatures gathered were made up.



Loss Of Redevelopment Agencies A Blow To Affordable Housing In San Jose

San Jose City Council held a special study session Tuesday to look at new funding options to build affordable housing now that the state has eliminated redevelopment agencies.