San Jose Fire Department
San Jose firefighters responded to three fires overnight, two of which have been deemed suspicious, fire officials said.
Rising pension costs are decimating essential city services, according to a grand jury report issued Wednesday.
Decisive victories for ballot proposals cutting retirement benefits for government workers in two of the largest cities in the U.S. emboldened advocates seeking to curb pensions in state capitols and city halls across the nation.
Less than 24 hours after San Jose voters approved an overhaul of city employee pensions, unions representing police officers and firefighters filed suit.
Firefighters called to a 4-alarm fire in the Berryessa neighborhood Wednesday may have been burned by the luck of the draw, since one of the closest engines wasn’t manned that day because of staffing cuts.
Palo Alto Congresswoman Anna Eshoo was in San Jose to celebrate the funding of a new national wireless broadband communications network that makes it easier for police and firefighters to talk during emergencies.
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed supports a study that he commissioned that suggests both the fire and police departments could slash hundreds of jobs.
A tattoo parlor in San Jose was heavily damaged in a fire Monday morning, firefighters said. The fire was reported at 4:54 a.m. at 1050 Blossom Hill Road.
Following two fires in the past two weeks in San Jose involving Christmas trees, the fire department is issuing a checklist of safety precautions for a smooth holiday season.
Firefighters are battling a blaze at what is believed to be a marijuana grow house in San Jose on Tuesday afternoon, a fire captain said.