San Jose city workers must get booster shots for the coronavirus as a condition of their employment.
San Jose City Council on Tuesday approved COVID-19 booster shot requirements to access large indoor events at city-owned buildings. The new rule impacts both city workers and the public.
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo says the criminal justice system has failed in a homicide case despite a state Supreme Court case that ruled defendants can't be held solely on the basis of whether or not they can afford to pay bail even if they're charged with a homicide – and in this case, the defendants are arguing self defense.
It’s the start of the holiday shopping season and the City of San Jose is trying to give small businesses a boost during the pandemic. The city has launched a campaign called Shop Local SJ.
City officials say Thursday’s action was only the removal of debris and other trash before heavy rains move through the Bay Area Friday and Sunday.
San Jose city leaders, Tuesday afternoon, debated a plan to remove unhoused residents living in an encampment near Mineta-San Jose International Airport.
The city of San Jose is taking some dramatic steps to reduce water use during California's historic drought. On Wednesday, Mayor Sam Liccardo, joined by state leaders, said he will be introducing a measure to restrict residents from watering outdoors to twice a week.
The San Jose Police Department will be getting new neighbors. On Tuesday, city leaders voted unanimously to move forward on a project to house the homeless in an overflow parking lot for police officers.
Thursday was the deadline for city employees to be vaccinated, but Mayor Sam Liccardo said workers will be given a one-week grace period to get their first shot before being placed on a one-week unpaid suspension.
A Santa Clara County supervisor announced she is running to be San Jose’s next mayor. She joins a crowded field of candidates that includes three San Jose councilmembers.
The apology came on September 29, 2021
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."