Mayor Liccardo Unveils Plan For Police Reform In Wake Of Violence At BLM Protests In San JoseThe mayor of San Jose unveiled plans for police reform in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests, which saw several protesters and observers injured by officers.
Demonstrators Demanding Police Reforms Stage Sit-In Outside SJ Mayor Liccardo's HomeDemonstrators marched and then staged a sit-in protest outside San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo's home Friday, calling for him to come out and listen to their messages on police brutality, racism and defunding the police department.
San Jose Mayor Proposes Changes In Police Use-Of-Force Policy For Large ProtestsThousands of Black Lives Matter protesters rallied outside San Jose City Hall Friday and later marched peacefully to police headquarters to demand accountability from officers in their handling of demonstrators, a plea echoed by Mayor Sam Liccardo.
Cities Across Bay Area Establish Curfews, But Oakland Holds Off For NowAs San Jose, San Francisco, Walnut Creek, Santa Clara and other Bay Area cities have turned to establishing curfews to help squash violent protests of George Floyd's death in Minnesota, the City of Oakland is taking a different tack - at least for now.
San Jose Police, Mayor's Office At Odds Over Enforcement Of Proposed Face Mask OrdinanceThe City of San Jose will be voting on a face-covering ordinance to slow the spread of COVID-19 that would go beyond the requirements of Santa Clara County. It would make people wear masks practically anytime they are in public or even outdoors, or risk the possibility of getting a ticket.
Plan For Dining Outside 'Al Fresco' Could Save Struggling San Jose Restaurants During COVID-19 PandemicTo give struggling restaurants a much-needed lifeline during the COVID-19 pandemic, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo has proposed usings streets, sidewalks and parking for expanding outdoor dining 'al fresco.'
Southbay Homeless Shelters, Food Banks Adapt To Surge In Demand Since COVID-19 OutbreakHomeless shelters take measures to reduce capacity, maintain social distancing and sanitize facilities. Meanwhile, at food banks throughout the South Bay is surging.
Coronavirus Update: South Bay Community Bands Together To Help Those In NeedSouth Bay officials including San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and a group of Silicon Valley business leaders announced a new coronavirus pandemic response program Wednesday that is intended to distribute food, organize volunteers and provide monetary support to vulnerable residents.
First Coronavirus-Related Death Of Homeless Person Sets Off Race To Find Shelter In Santa Clara Co.Homeless advocates in San Jose were highly critical of the response of public health officials and local governments to California's first reported death of a homeless person from novel coronavirus.
San Jose Mayor Calls For Eviction Moratorium During Coronavirus OutbreakAs the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise, Mayor Sam Liccardo of San Jose is seeking to prevent evictions of people who have lost wages due to the outbreak.
San Jose Mayor Touts Passage Of Tax To Fund Affordable Housing, Homeless ServicesTuesday's election results showed a majority of San Jose's voters supporting Measure E, a property sale transaction tax.
San Jose Mayor Stands Behind Endorsement Of Bloomberg For PresidentSan Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo is defending his endorsement of former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg, after his surprise announcement on Monday.
San Jose Mayor Says Power Shutdown Cost His City $500,000The massive PG&E public safety power outage has cost the city of San Jose about a half million dollars and that amount is expected to climb, mayor Sam Liccardo said on Thursday.
Tiny-Home Developments in San Jose Offer Alternative to HomelessnessSan Jose mayor Sam Liccardo joined members of the city council and the community to assemble 8-foot by 10-foot homeless shelters that will be part of the city's first-ever tiny home community.
San Jose Gun Owners May Be Required To Buy Liability Insurance Under Mayor's ProposalAll San Jose gun owners could be required to purchase liability insurance for their weapons under a new city ordinance proposed by Mayor Sam Liccardo on Monday.