San Jose's blight clearing program has been so successful, people are dumping and creating more blight than before, according to officials.
Mayor Mahan promised to run the city more like a business and presented results from initial findings at this week’s city council meeting.
San Jose Mayor Matt Mahan, Councilman David Cohen, and others, Tuesday at City Hall, touted the city’s past while penning a "welcome" memo for AI companies that are searching for a home.
City officials said a crisis declaration would streamline current policies and procedures to shorten the time it takes to build interim housing or safe parking and sleeping sites, from years to months.
San Jose city leaders plan to target social media companies in an effort to shrink the participation and promotion of sideshows.
The San Jose City Council on Tuesday approved the conceptual terms of an agreement to head off a strike by thousands of city workers.
San Jose Mayor Matt Mahan says Tuesday’s city council vote is about the city’s ability to create a utility company, and it’s the first of many steps in the process.
Up to 4,500 San Jose employees will be on strike for three days next week – the largest in city history.
Citing security and safety concerns, San Jose's mayor and others want to change city law to ban unhoused encampments near all public and private schools and daycares.
Caltrain officials on Saturday will be showing off one of their new all-electric trains that will be replacing the agency's current diesel fleet.
San Jose Mayor Matt Mahan says the Giants are the only pro sports team in the country that can prevent another team from coming to its region. But its region includes the South Bay and he wants to change that.
Some businesses in downtown San Jose have been slow to recover economically since the pandemic and organizers hope the block parties will help turn things around.
San Jose Mayor Matt Mahan touted a year-old program to help get unhoused residents jobs, housing.
San Jose Mayor Matt Mahan, rides with SJPD Chief Antony Mata, touting the need for more police officers, in particular bicycle police, to help patrol public spaces such as the 32-mile Coyote Creek Trail.
Santa Clara County data shows that so far this year, 28 people have died on the streets of San Jose. That’s about one person every other day.
Transition Committees help SJ mayor set budget priorities
This is the 2nd year Sacred Heart Community Service has issued a report on San Jose's policing. The committee gave the council a failing grade, but the city council says progress is being made and there’s still more work to do.
Considered a newcomer to San Jose politics, Matt Mahan is now Mayor of San Jose. After briefly serving on the City Council, Mahan won a tight race last November against Santa Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez.