Residents Weigh In on Police Chief Selection

Special Meetings Scheduled for NACs

San Jose’s next police chief should be familiar with a diverse population, be able to work with immigrant communities, communicate well with residents as well as police officers, run a transparent department, be accessible to the community and have a good track record of fighting crime.

Those are just a [...]

City Council OKs Strong Neighborhoods Plan

The San Jose City Council gave unanimous approval to an updated Strong Neighborhoods Business Plan that will focus on neighborhoods with the greatest needs and provide residents in other neighborhoods with the resources and training to take action on their own.

The plan update, which was forced by cutbacks in funding and staffing for the [...]

SNI Proposal Emerges From Economic Realities

The ambitious and successful initiative launched 10 years ago to improve long-neglected San Jose neighborhoods is on the verge of emerging as a leaner organization prepared to focus on the neediest neighborhoods and resident leaders the tools to take action on their own.

On Tuesday, August 10, the San Jose City Council will vote on an [...]