East San Jose Coalition Fighting Proposed Water Rate Increases of 44% Over 3 Years

A public protest against a proposed 44 percent water rate hike is catching steam in East San Jose and getting the attention of a powerful state senator.

Photo by Juan EstradaSenator Jim Beall listens to community input.

“I’m going to listen,” Senator Jim Beall told a group of residents at a District 5 United [...]

San Jose Rangers Celebrate 40 Years of Protecting, Preserving Parks and Trails

When heavy rains flooded Lake Cunningham Park, creating a series of mini lakes and flooded parking lots, San Jose park rangers Angie Martinez and Penny Lee didn’t hesitate to leave the comfort of their warm four-wheel drive vehicle.

Park rangers Angie Martinez, left, and Penny Lee save mole who has been flooded out of [...]