Coronavirus Pandemic: San Jose City Council Passes Emergency Paid Sick Leave OrdinanceThe San Jose City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved an emergency paid sick leave ordinance, providing much needed relief for essential employees who are still working during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Pandemic: San Jose City Council Proposes Extended Paid Sick LeaveThe coronavirus pandemic could be spurring a needed benefit for San Jose workers: extended paid sick leave. An estimated 35% of San Jose workers don't have any paid sick leave, with women, blacks and Latinos particularly at risk, city officials said.
Proposed San Jose Hills Vineyard Could Serve As Fire BreakA plan to build a massive vineyard on some barren hillsides in the middle of San Jose is getting some attention at City Hall.
Crackdown On E-Cigarette Sales Sought By San Jose City CouncilmemberA San Jose city councilmember has initiated a process to try and limit or ban the sale of e-cigarettes within the city.
Increase In Sexual Assaults Prompt Call For Action From San Jose City CouncilmembersIn a show of solidarity, all five women on the San Jose City Council held a special press conference to bring attention to the alarming increase in sexual assaults in the city over the past decade.
San Jose City Council Approves Ordinance Targeting Sideshow SpectatorsThe San Jose City Council unanimously voted on Tuesday evening to pass a proposed ordinance targeting sideshow spectators.
San Jose Hopes Google Deal A Step Towards Fixing Job/Housing ImbalanceThe San Jose City Council's unanimous vote early Wednesday morning to approve a land deal with tech giant Google is a step toward solving the city's historic jobs/housing imbalance, but officials say many more such deals are needed.
Protesters Chant 'San Jose Is Not For Sale' Following Council Approval Of Google Land DealThe San Jose City Council approved a controversial sale of city-owned land to Google early Wednesday after hours of debate, boisterous opposition and the arrests of at least eight protesters.
Old SJ City Hall Annex Sparks Debate About City's Homeless CrisisHomeless advocates, including San Jose city councilman Johnny Khamis, accuse the city of not taking the homeless crisis seriously enough.
San Jose Mayor Cracks Down On Travel Policy After Japan TripMayor of San Jose Sam Liccardo has issued a memorandum about updating the City Council's travel policy for trips made to sister cities as a response to five city council members and multiple staff members traveling to Japan this week.
Google Tech Campus Gets Green Light From San Jose City CouncilSan Jose City Council agrees to enter into exclusive negotiations with Google for the sale of city property in the heart of the city.
San Jose 'Captain America' Councilman Takes Oath While Holding ShieldA San Jose city councilman turned a routine swearing-in ceremony into a memorable moment fit for the big screen.
San Jose To Weigh Controversial Solutions To Homeless ProblemThe San Jose City Council will tackle the South Bay city’s homeless problem Tuesday as officials discuss possible solutions being considered to get people off the streets.
Neighbors Worried About San Jose's Proposed Homeless FacilityA proposed homeless facility in San Jose worries neighboring residents.
Hundreds Expected To Address Rent Concerns At San Jose City Council MeetingHundreds of people plan to voice their concerns over high rent and needed protections against landlords in San Jose as the City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on adjustments to the city's apartment rent ordinance.