Budget Game Puts Neighborhood Leaders, Youth in the Priority-Setting Hot Seat

Photos by Dorian Silva

Gathered around a table at San Jose City Hall, eights acting budgetmakers generated $100 million in sales and parcel taxes and spent $124.1 million to restore services cut in past years. They voted to reopen community centers and libraries, pave streets, bolster public safety and boost anti-gang efforts. And they did […]