Dueling protests took place Saturday outside the San Jose Convention Center, where science fiction fans gathered for WorldCon 76.
An audit exposing mismanagement at San Jose’s Police Activities League has officials debating whether to bring it under the city’s control.
A petition that has gathered 500-plus signatures is asking city leaders to name a street after President Barack Obama.
After receiving a $150,000 grant from the Knight Cities Challenge, San Jose has hired a new city designer in Timothy Rood.
Local activists call on San Jose police to be more transparent about when and why they deploy snipers to monitor peaceful protests.
A curious cultural taboo has been openly flouted over the last two decades in San Jose, and it seems one local institution could soon double down.
San Jose will consider skirting its living wage policy to appease a massive corporation and some developers. The City Council on Tuesday will discuss an appeal from Starbucks and other vendors to be exempt from the rule—they’re interested in leasing space at City Hall and the San Jose McEnery Convention Center.
Nothing as contentious as last week’s vote to put a pension reform ballot measure to voters is featured on this week’s San Jose City Council agenda, but there are a few items of note in the final meeting of the year. Team San Jose gets kudos from the mayor and two councilmembers, funding for incubators could get the axe and an artist is tabbed in the hopes that he can create something “magical.”
The vote on the convention center has been covered extensively, but a resident I spoke to asked me to please share my view on San Jose Inside. As we know, the Council vote was unanimous in supporting the renovation and expansion. Although I cannot speak for my colleagues, I would say there were four major constituencies who advocated for the renovation and expansion of the convention center.