SJ Mayor Seeks To Amend State Constitution To Attain Pension ReformSan Jose Mayor Chuck Reed, who drew national attention as a result of his successful pension reform campaign is in the spotlight again. This time his proposal is to amend the California constitution to further those goals with a ballot measure in the November election.
San Jose Approves Money To Add Police Officers, Restore ServicesThe San Jose City Council Tuesday approved a funding strategy that backers claim would add 141 new police officer positions and restore other city services but would require tens of millions in revenue the city does not yet have.
SJPD Union Official Blasts Contract Offer, Says 'Department Is Dying'San Jose's police union is shooting down the latest contract offer from the city, presented Thursday.
San Jose City Leaders React To Promising Student’s Violent DeathSan Jose city leaders are reacting to the death of Kimberly Chico, a promising nursing student, who was hit by a stray bullet over the weekend.
New Residential High-Rise Project Reflects Changing Demand In South BayThe improving economy in Silicon Valley is creating a demand for more housing in downtown San Jose.
San Jose Mayor Reed At 'Utter Limit' Of Patience With MLB On A's MoveSan Jose’s mayor says the city decided to file suit against Major League Baseball to clear the field once and for all over a territorial rights issue. However, a court case isn’t likely to be decided for years.
SJ Approves Pay Raises For Police; Councilman Says It’s Not EnoughThe San Jose City Council approved budget on Tuesday aimed at rebuilding services with a focus on public safety—a big concern in the city where the crime rate is rising and the police staff is declining.
Tokyo Dreamliner Flights Return To Mineta San Jose AirportAll Nippon Airways Dreamliner flights to Tokyo return to San Jose's airport this Saturday after the FAA grounded the fleet of 787s in January for their faulty batteries.
San Jose Mayor Reed Calls For Education Reforms After Study Shows Minority Groups Left BehindSan Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and school officials in San Jose called for reforms to the public school systems in Silicon Valley on Wednesday following release of a study showing Hispanic and African-American kids remain far behind in math and college preparation.
San Jose Police Called To Four Homicides In 12-Hour PeriodSan Jose police have asked for the public's help in solving the city's most recent murder, a man found dead in a Jack in the Box parking lot.
San Jose City Council Declines 5 Percent Pay RaiseThe San Jose City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to reject a proposed five percent pay raise for councilmembers.
San Jose Police Union Files New Challenge To Pension ReformA new lawsuit challenging San Jose’s voter-approved Measure B pension reform proposition has been filed in Santa Clara County Superior Court by the city’s Police Officers’ Association.
SJPD Memo Warns Staffing Shortage Won’t Be Fixed Anytime SoonThe San Jose police staffing shortage isn’t going to be resolved anytime soon according to a new memo from the acting police chief to city leaders.
Nimble Storage Expanding In North San Jose, Adding Up To 800 JobsA Silicon Valley firm is expanding into a 165,000 square-foot facility in an area with increasing job and housing growth.
Atty. General Allows San Jose Police Union To Challenge Pension Reform In CourtA controversial pension reform measure passed by San Jose voters last June has been cleared to go to the courts, after a decision made by California Attorney General Kamala Harris.