Shutoff Streetlights Worry SJ Neighborhoods

By Janice Rombeck NeighborWebSJ editor

X indicates light is shut off indefinitely.

See a burned out streetlight near your neighborhood? You can report it to San Jose’s transportation department, but it could be one of 900 lights turned off indefinitely.

The money-saving measure is not popular with some residents who question the location of the [...]

Future Funding for SN Could Include TIF

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The Coalition for Neighborhood Action Coalitions meeting in December focused on the future on Strong Neighborhoods, including funding. Strong Neighborhoods Director Kip Harkness gave an overview of tax increment financing, a potential funding source. A plan is in the works to amend the Redevelopment Plan for Strong Neighobrhoods to [...]

Key to Community Policing: Relationships

While agreeing that community policing can be defined as a partnership between police officers and residents, a panel of public safety experts and community members were not so certain about how to make those partnerships happen.

Hosted by the American Leadership Forum Silicon Valley, “Creating a Safer San Jose: Community Policing” at the Roosevelt [...]