New Musical Exhibit Welcomes Visitors to San Jose’s 33-Year-Old Holiday Tradition

Visitors to San Jose’s Christmas in the Park may walk away singing, “and a partridge in a pear tree,” or at least thinking it.

Exhibit designer Tom Trafton in front of new exhibit.

San Jose’s downtown tradition of holiday displays and decorated trees officially opened Friday, November 23, with the annual tree lighting and [...]

Death of Teen Marks San Jose’s 43rd Homicide Matching Record Set in 1997

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Daniel Capetillo, a 17-year-old San Jose resident, who was fatally shot in a suspected gang-related attack, was the 43rd homicide in 2012, tying a 20-year record set in 1997.

According to police reports, Capetillo was shot late on Friday in the 900 block of Pacific Avenue, [...]

City Launches Redesigned Website Offering Easier Access to Information, Services

The City of San Jose has launched a new web site that is cleaner, leaner and easier to use. But before putting the finishing touches on the new portal for San Jose residents, the city wants to hear from more users.

Take a test drive of the new site and then click here [...]