COVID Reopenings: Santa Clara County Schools Set For April Return To ClassroomsAs the pace of school reopenings across the Bay Area remains uneven and maddening for many parents, the Santa Clara Unified School District launched a phased reopening plan in which all grades will return to campus for in-person learning over the next two weeks.
San Jose Mayor Liccardo Calls For Removal Of Controversial Thomas Fallon StatueSan Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo is calling for the removal of a controversial statue depicting one of the city's founding fathers and early mayors, Thomas Fallon.
'Hopeful and Inspiring;' California, Bay Area Leaders Hail Biden/Harris InaugurationHope and celebration were expressed by state and Bay Area elected leaders following the inauguration of now U.S. President Joseph Biden and Oakland native Vice President Kamala Harris Wednesday.
San Jose 'Cash For Trash' Program To Pay Homeless People To Clean Up EncampmentsSan Jose launched a "Cash for Trash" pilot program Thursday that will pay homeless residents for picking up trash and cleaning homeless encampments in the city.
SJ Voters Weigh Measure G's Expansion Of Independent Police Auditor PowersVoters in San Jose will have their say on whether or not to expand the powers of the Independent Police Auditor when it comes to deadly force and police brutality cases, this November.
San Jose Holds Virtual Groundbreaking for New Fire StationSan Jose city leaders held a virtual groundbreaking on Wednesday for the construction of the city's 34th fire station located in Willow Glen.
San Jose Police Department Releases Footage of Officers Clashing with ProtestersThe San Jose police department released a cache of body-worn camera (BWC) footage from three different incidents during recent protests showing officers clashing with protesters.
Santa Clara County Leaders React to Crowded Santana Row Restaurant, Warn of New ShutdownsSouth Bay leaders warned that businesses could be shut down if they do not comply with social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines after troubling images emerged on Friday of crowding at a San Jose restaurant.
Gov. Newsom, S.J. Mayor Praise State Businesses' Cooperation in Coronavirus BattleCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo toured a Sunnyvale fuel cell manufacturer where hundreds of older ventilators are being refurbished as part of the statewide battle to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus Among Homeless: San Jose Mayor Liccardo Calls For Removing Regulations To Build Emergency HousingAs the coronavirus pandemic threatens to rapidly spread through homeless communities, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo urged state officials Tuesday to immediately remove existing regulatory barriers in order to rapidly build emergency housing.
San Jose Mayor Liccardo Endorses Bloomberg, Will Co-Chair His 2020 Presidential CampaignSan Jose mayor Sam Liccardo announced Monday he is endorsing Mike Bloomberg and has agreed to serve as his California co-chair of his presidential campaign.
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.
Trash-Talking Bay Area Cities Battle for Top Turnout on Coastal Cleanup DayThousands of Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose residents participated in the "Battle for the Bay," a friendly competition between the cities over which one could recruit the most volunteers to clean up trash Saturday.
San Jose Breaks Ground on Major Housing Project for the HomelessThe North San Pedro studios will bring permanent housing to homeless veterans and chronically homeless people who have been living in shelters or on the streets.
San Jose Volunteers Clean Up Homeless Camp Site on Coyote CreekOn Saturday, more than 150 volunteers picked up trash along the banks of Coyote Creek in San Jose in an area once known as "The Jungle," a sprawling, trash-strewn homeless encampment where hundreds lived in squalor.