Dozens of people opposed to mandated vaccines descended upon San Jose City Hall Friday. Their rally protested a new city ordinance that takes effect Oct. 1.
Protestors against the mandate came out in force prior to the meeting and during the meeting. City leaders in San Jose ultimately decided to approve it.
On Tuesday, San José's City Council will hear Mayor Sam Liccardo's proposal to require proof of vaccination prior to entry of any event of 50 or more people at city facilities.
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo proposed a COVID vaccination mandate for any event of 50 or more people held in a city-owned building.
San Jose’s mayor is proposing attendees at large events at city facilities like the SAP Center show proof of full vaccination. A negative COVID test could not be used as a substitute.
Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith on Tuesday responded to the San Jose mayor's call for her to resign by saying she welcomes any and all inquiries into her office, adding in a roundabout way that she has no intention to step down.
"Sheriff Smith must go," San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo said at a news conference. "Regardless of whether it is corruption or incompetence best, Sheriff Smith's failures compel her resignation."
San Jose Spotlight first broke the story.
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo said the initiative included two first-of-its kind proposals: "mandatory gun insurance, and mandatory gun ownership fees."
San Jose officials have passed a new gun law that requires retailers to video-record all firearm purchases, becoming the largest city in California with such a rule.
The VTA provided an update on the tragedy at the San Jose rail yard. Additionally, photos of all nine victims were displayed for the first time.
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo is pushing back against Santa Clara Valley Water District's Pacheco Reservoir Expansion project, but water district representatives say his concerns are misleading.
Mayors from California's biggest cities have banded together asking state leaders for $20 billion to combat homelessness.
Unhoused residents who live in tents, vehicles, and shanties – sharing this space with debris, trash, and waste, fear they’ll be forced to leave.
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, who is a former federal prosecutor, says President Donald Trump should be tried for sedition and publicly inciting the use of unlawful means to undermine the will of the electorate.
A three-year effort to rename portions of San Jose streets after Barack Obama were unanimously approved by the city council on Tuesday, KTVU has learned.
Mayor Liccardo blamed the deadly stabbing at a San Jose church on the county's immigration policy and other "system failures."
A South Bay woman held on $500,000 bail for a misdemeanor offense of vandalizing Mayor Sam Liccardo’s house will be released Tuesday evening.
The vandalism took place Friday night.
A group apparently protesting for social justice targeted San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo Friday night.