Local Charities Need Volunteers, Donations for Thanksgiving Drive

To ensure that everyone can enjoy the holiday, local charities will spend the rest of the week distributing turkeys to needy families.

San Jose, Santa Clara Valley Water District Improve Flood Protections in Time for Winter

Since an historic flood in February, San Jose and the water district have spent the past nine months bolstering defenses against future disasters.

San Jose Considers Bolstering Renter Protections, Which Will Sunset Dec. 31 without New Vote

The City Council on Tuesday will vote on whether to extend the interim rent control cap, which sunsets Dec. 31.

San Jose City Council Promotes David Sykes to City Manager

San Jose has named a successor for outgoing City Manager Norberto Dueñas: his second-in-command, David Sykes.

San Jose City Council Looks at Ways to Salvage Tiny Homes Plan

The San Jose City Council on Tuesday will consider how to salvage its proposal to build tiny home communities for the homeless.

San Jose City Council Poised to Change Up Zoning Rules to Allow for More Homeless Shelters

Faced with burgeoning homeless population, San Jose will consider changing up its zoning rules to allow for more shelters.

More Flood Victims File Claims Against Silicon Valley Agencies

A group of flood victims have filed claims against local agencies that they say failed to protect them from the February flood.

Water District Resists Installing Low-Tech Pumps that Might Have Prevented San Jose Flood

Silicon Valley’s flood protection agency might have prevented the Anderson Dam from overflowing earlier this year, but failed to act.

San Jose City Council Looks to Strengthen Lobbyist Regulations

In a bit to improve transparency, San Jose will consider increasing the frequency of its lobbying reports.