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Minimum Wage Set To Increase In San Francisco

San Jose Marks 1 Year Of Minimum Wage Increase, Other Cities Look To Follow Suit

San Jose State University marked the city’s one-year anniversary of the passage of their minimum wage increase, by holding a rally with guest speakers on Tuesday. Now other cities are looking to follow suit.

03/11/2014

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San Jose Downtown Association Considers Banning Shopping Carts For The Homeless

The San Jose Downtown Association has proposed a ‘Top 10’ to-do list for the city after some businesses said they were fed up with the level of crime and homelessness in the downtown area.

09/24/2013

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San Jose ‘Gold Club’ Bikini Bar May Be Unwelcome Downtown Addition

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.

07/23/2013

downtown San Jose skyline

San Jose Looks To Fill Up Empty Downtown Storefronts

The City Of San Jose launched a major push on Friday to improve downtown by filling up the area’s empty storefronts.

03/22/2013

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SF Bulls To Play At HP Pavilion As NHL Lockout Drags On

The NHL lockout is still not settled, but hockey fans will soon get a chance to see some action on the ice at HP Pavilion when the San Francisco Bulls are let loose in the Shark Tank to cross sticks with the Stockton Thunder on Dec. 17.

12/05/2012

Antti Niemi #31 and Joe Pavelski #8 of the San Jose Sharks are among six of their teammates receiving Olympic invites. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Some San Jose Bars, Restaurants On Thin Ice Over NHL Lockout

The ongoing lockout between the National Hockey League and its players has put the freeze on bars and restaurants near the HP Pavilion in San Jose, where the Sharks play.

11/12/2012

Rudy Galindo stands on the medal platform at the U.S. National Figure Skating Championships at the San Jose Arena (currently HP Pavilion) in San Jose, January 20, 1996.. (Otto Greule Jr. /Allsport /Getty Images)

San Jose Business Hope To Benefit From 2012 US Figure Skating Championships

San Jose has been selected to host the nation’s most prestigious figure skating event, the U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

09/27/2011

HP Pavilion in San Jose. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Downtown San Jose Businesses Gear Up For Huge Week Of Events

A string of events at HP Pavilion has downtown San Jose businesses anticipating what could be one of the busiest and most profitable weeks in recent memory.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/20/2011

One of the horses in the San Jose Mounted Unit (Friends of the San Jose Mounted Unit)

Nonprofit Halts Fundraising For San Jose Mounted Police

A nonprofit that helps fund the San Jose Police Department’s mounted unit announced Thursday that it would stop its fundraising efforts to support police horses.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/19/2011

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