San Jose to Evict Christopher Columbus Statue from City Hall

After months of ongoing discussion, San Jose’s City Council has voted to remove the Christopher Columbus statue from City Hall.

San Jose Considers Removing Columbus Statue from City Hall

San Jose may finally decide to remove a Christopher Columbus statue from City Hall, where it has been the target of repeated vandalism.

City Council Rejects Proposal to Link Rent Control Cap to Inflation

San Jose city leaders again rejected a proposal to link rent hikes to inflation, which advocates hoped would offer relief to cash-strapped tenants.

San Jose City Council to Vote on Linking Rent Hikes to Inflation

With housing costs growing far faster than wages, San Jose officials are considering whether to link rent control to the rate of inflation.

Taking Aim at Blight, San Jose City Council Considers Creation of Empty Storefront Registry

San Jose officials may create a vacant storefront registry to spur landlords to clean up or lease out blighted buildings in downtown.

Pricey Mistakes, Public Demands and Transparency Issues Color San Jose’s Google Negotiations

Google’s planned move to San Jose has inspired intense debate about how the city should negotiate over future growth.