San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Jose Mayor Accused Of Illegally Funneling Campaign Cash

Leaders of the police and fire unions have filed a complaint with the California Fair Political Practices Commission.


San Jose City Hall

San Jose City Union Agrees To Curb Sick-Pay Cash Outs

The Building Inspectors’ Union agreed on Tuesday to change its sick leave benefit for new city hires who will no longer be allowed to store up unused sick days and cash them out at retirement—an arrangement that costs the city millions of dollars.


Twitter logo is displayed at the entrance of Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. (AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Tugs At The Boundaries Of Silicon Valley

Both public and private sector leaders agree San Francisco has become a major driver of the high-tech community, with the growth of social media pushing the boundaries of what is considered Silicon Valley.


San Jose Police Chief Chris Moore (SJPD)

Despite Call For No Confidence, SJ Mayor Stands By Police Chief

San Jose’s mayor came to the defense of his police chief after a member of the Police Officers’ Association’s Board called for a no confidence vote for the chief next week.


San Jose City Hall

San Jose’s Pension Costs Interfering With Essential City Services

Rising pension costs are decimating essential city services, according to a grand jury report issued Wednesday.


Mineta San Jose International Airport

San Jose Airport To Upgrade Facilities For Private, Corporate Planes

The general aviation side of Mineta San Jose International Airport will soon be seeing some big changes as bids to upgrade the west side of the airport are being sought.


Downtown San Jose

San Jose’s $10 Million Surplus Partly From City Employee Job and Pay Cuts

San Jose’s Mayor Reed is pleased his most recent budget report shows a surplus, but admits cuts to services are partly the reason for being in the black.


San Jose Lawmakers Say ‘Not So Fast’ To 15 MPH Near Schools

Some San Jose lawmakers aren’t on board with the proposal to reduce speed limits near schools because they say a cost is involved.


San Jose City Hall

San Jose Facing Harsh Reality In Budget Preview

This week, San Jose City Council members got their first preview of just how bad the budget picture looks for the next fiscal year which starts in July.


A teacher reads a story to kindergarten students. (John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images)

San Jose CEO Agrees With Newsom, ‘Invest in K-12 Information Technology’

A San Jose tech CEO agrees with Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom’s state economic revitilization plan and wants improvements in K-12 access to information technology.