San Jose Leaders Announce Plan To Cut Homelessness With Emergency Housing, JobsLooking to address homelessness in San Jose, city leaders announced a plan Wednesday to quickly build emergency housing and beef up a jobs program for the unhoused.
COVID: Vaccine Deadline Looms For San Jose Police; Mayor Says 85% Officers VaccinatedMayor Sam Liccardo said the city's policy has already increased vaccination rates from 82 to 85% in the police department since it was first announced.
UPDATE: Santa Clara County Supervisors Unanimously Support 'No Confidence' Vote for Sheriff Laurie Smith
Santa Clara County Supes Consider No Confidence Vote On Embattled Sheriff Laurie SmithThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will consider a resolution declaring no confidence in Sheriff Laurie Smith at its next meeting Tuesday.
COVID: San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo Calls For Proof Of Vaccination For Events At City-Owned VenuesAmid rising COVID-19 cases, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo will propose an urgency ordinance requiring proof of vaccination for events with 50 or more people at city-owned facilities.
UPDATE: Embattled Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith Defies Calls for ResignationSanta Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith on Tuesday addressed calls by San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and others for her to step down, saying she will not resign.
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo Calls For Santa Clara Sheriff Laurie Smith To ResignSan Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo on Monday called for the resignation of longtime Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith, citing multiple issues involving the sheriff's office during her tenure.
Sen. Alex Padilla, San Jose Mayor Liccardo Discuss Funding For Bay Area From $1 Trillion Infrastructure DealWith the U.S. Senate approving an infrastructure bill this week, California is poised to receive billions of federal dollars, Sen. Alex Padilla said Wednesday.
COVID: San Jose Latest To Require Vaccination Or Weekly Testing For City EmployeesAmid rising COVID-19 cases due to the Delta variant, officials in San Jose announced that all city employees would need to be vaccinated or undergo weekly testing, starting later this month.
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo Takes Plea For Tougher Gun Control Laws To The White HouseWith his city still reeling from a mass shooting that claimed the lives of nine transit workers, Mayor Sam Liccardo was taking his plea for tougher gun control laws Monday to the White House for a meeting with President Joe Biden.
Gun Control: San Jose City Council Set To Approve Mandatory Insurance, Annual Fees A Month After VTA ShootingThe San Jose City Council is expected to pass several gun control measures, including requirements to buy liability insurance and pay an annual fee to offset the costs of gun violence.
San Jose Mandates Video Recording Of All Gun Purchases In Wake Of VTA ShootingIn the wake of a workplace mass shooting that claimed the lives of nine transit workers, San Jose officials have passed a new gun law that requires retailers to video record all firearm purchases.
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo Renews Calls For Mandatory Insurance, Annual Fees For Gun Owners Following VTA ShootingIn the wake of the VTA mass shooting, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo has reintroduced his proposal for mandatory gun owners' insurance and an annual gun fee, in addition to other provisions.
San Jose Mass Shooting: VTA Officials Memorialize Employees Killed In MassacreTeary-eyed officials from the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) and the city of San Jose gathered in front of its headquarters Thursday morning to memorialize the nine workers killed in a mass shooting the day before.
Oakland, San Jose Mayors Urge Residents To Take Part In Energy Savings Challenge; Smart Thermostats Given AwayThe mayors of Oakland and San Jose are among those who have partnered with a startup in an effort to challenge residents to save energy this summer.