Sam Liccardo Takes Slim Lead In San Jose Mayor's RaceIn the early hours of Wednesday morning, with all precincts reporting, Liccardo took home 51 percent of the vote. But the race could be decided by absentee ballots turned in at the polls that will not be counted until later Wednesday and this week.
San Jose Mayor's Race Between Dave Cortese, Sam Liccardo Too Close To CallVoters in the Bay Area’s largest city are deciding between City Councilmember Sam Liccardo and Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese in the race to replace outgoing Mayor Chuck Reed. With 126 of 495 precincts reporting, Liccardo is leading Cortese, 50.85 percent to 49.15 percent.
Tax Measures Being Considered For The November Ballot In San JoseCity leaders are considering a sales tax increase, or possibly increasing the tax for marijuana shops, as a way to increase revenues.
Shrinking San Jose Police Department Has Few Recruits For New AcademySan Jose's police department has only filled 29 of 60 slots in next month’s police academy. Mayor Chuck Reed is calling the recruitment efforts unsuccessful.
Phil Matier: Time And Money Running Out On Many Ballot Initiative CampaignsIt's crunch time for would-be California ballot initiatives with backers of some particularly controversial ones acknowledging they may not have the support or money to qualify their initiatives for the November ballot.
San Jose Mayor Abandons Pension Reform Measure For 2014 BallotSan Jose Mayor Chuck Reed is abandoning an attempt to place an initiative on the November ballot that would have enabled governments in California to cut future pension benefits for current workers.
Ground Broken On $82M Google Terminal At San Jose International AirportSan Jose city and business officials gathered Friday at Mineta San Jose International Airport for a ceremonial groundbreaking of a planned $82 million air terminal to be used mostly to house corporate planes owned by the founders of Google Inc.
Ballot Wording Could Be Key To SJ Mayor's Pension Reform MeasureState officials say proponents of a pension reform measure backed by San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed can start collecting signatures to put it on the ballot.
Judge Hands Down Ruling On San Jose Pension Reform MeasureUnions representing San Jose city employees and Mayor Chuck Reed claimed victory following a judge’s ruling on a pension reform measure approved by voters last year.
Phil Matier: Detroit Bankruptcy Case Has Major Implications For CaliforniaCities in California are watching how the bankruptcy case plays out in Michigan, and whether it might affect their own proceedings in California.
Federal Mediator Reviewing San Jose’s Latest Contract Offer To Police UnionAfter being at odds for almost a year, the City of San Jose will make a new contract offer to the city’s police officers’ union next week with a federal mediator involved.
San Jose Plans For Future By Putting Jobs Ahead Of HousingIn an effort to avoid another housing bubble, the City of San Jose will begin to create a plan on Tuesday that will set aside more land for employment rather than housing.
Union Leaders Prepared To Oppose San Jose Mayor’s Pension Reform MeasureMayor Chuck Reed, along with four other mayors from around the state, have submitted the ballot initiative to the state Attorney General.
San Jose Police Officers Reject City’s Contract Offer, 3 Percent RaiseIn a near unanimous decision, San Jose police officers have rejected the city’s latest one-year contract offer, which included a three-percent raise.
San Jose Lawsuit Against MLB Could See Delays With Government ShutdownThe shutdown of the federal government could slow San Jose's ongoing efforts to bring the Oakland A's downtown. The city's lawsuit against Major League Baseball may be delayed due to court closures.