Budget Game Forces Tough Decisions

Watch Budget Priority Setting Session

Gathered around a dozen tables at City Hall, more than 100 San Jose neighborhood and youth leaders spent a Saturday morning working together to fund programs and services they consider “must haves” in the 2011-2012 budget.

With $200,000 each and a lists of hypothetical items to cut [...]

SJPD Urges Neighborhood to Help Fight Crime

Vice Mayor Madison Nguyen

A recent surge in gang violence drew more than 100 East San Jose residents to the Santee Neighborhood Action Center Monday night, many hoping to hear how they can keep their children safe.

The emergency community meeting called by San Jose Vice Mayor Madison Nguyen was in response to two [...]

Summit Focuses on Crime Prevention

In the wake of a deadly gang-related shooting near Story Road and East Capitol Expressway, San Jose’s 2011 Crime and Gang Prevention Summit brought the community together on Saturday, January 22, with a message of unity.

“We have a plan and with the plan we’ll stop the retaliation and take back our streets,” Mayor Chuck [...]