San Jose Streamlines Rules for Small Farmers’ Markets in Neighborhoods

In an effort to fill San Jose’s “food deserts” with fresh tomatoes, squash, lettuce and corn, San Jose has streamlined the process for small farmers’ markets to operate on private property.

The San Jose City Council voted unanimously at its Tuesday, August 14, meeting, to allow certified farmers’ markets with 15 or fewer vendors to […]

Neighborhoods Commission to Learn Its Fate at September Council Meeting

The recently terminated Neighborhoods Commission is likely to learn next month if a revival is possible and for how long.

On Tuesday, August 14, the San Jose City Council voted unanimously to take action at its evening meeting on Tuesday, September 25. The delay would give more residents and commissioners a chance to speak on […]

City Officials Show Off New Online Tool in Time for National Night Out Events

Leslie Griffy and Anna Bagirov

National Night Out — San Jose’s annual crime prevention event marked by potlucks, block parties and barbecues — began early in the day in the City Hall Rotunda with the unveiling of a new online tool that officials plan to use to communicate with neighborhoods across the city.