Prayer Vigil at City Hall Honors San Jose Victims of Violence and Their Families

As about 300 community members gathered on Monday, August 27, at the San Jose City Hall plaza to honor victims of violence, families and friends held up photos, told stories of how their loved ones died and prayed that other families would be spared their pain and loss.

Emily Holquin with photo of [...]

Community Mourns Death of Homeless Friend; Collects Money for Shelter, Burial

View Steve Kline’s Videos of Gail’s Community Memorial Service Of the 250 people gathered on Monday, August 20, to remember the homeless woman known as Gail, one of the mourners knew her better than anyone.

Memorial for Gail shines brightly.

Over the many years of Gail’s street life, J.B. Smith became more than one [...]

Sidewalk Memorial Grows for Homeless Woman Slain on West San Carlos

Although she was a familiar figure on West San Carlos Street, little is known about a homeless woman who was brutally slain at a busy San Jose intersection on Monday, August 13.

A visitor to the makeshift memorial on West San Carlos.

Still, the makeshift memorial on a light pole near the slaying continues [...]