Layoffs and budget cuts have hurt the department in their efforts to get the deadly weapons off the streets and out of the hand of criminals.
The grates over storm drains have been disappearing in Vallejo at a rapid pace, leaving several dangerous gaping holes next to street curbs.
Another causality of San Jose’s ongoing yearly budget shortfalls is road maintenance, and a newly released report shows how bad things have gotten.
Oakland Public Works Agency employees this week began their annual “pothole blitz” to repair some of the city’s most pockmarked streets.
Downtown San Jose is getting high marks for cleanliness, meaning that a street beautification campaign is paying off.
Following a report by a national transportation research group that found San Jose has the worst roads in the U.S., the city council held a study session Tuesday on how to come up with funds for badly-needed street repairs.