Rally Unites Residents and City Workers to Protest Layoffs and Cuts to Services

Hundreds of neighborhood leaders and city employees joined forces in the rain on Tuesday at a rally outside San Jose City Hall to protest proposed cuts to neighborhood services and Mayor Chuck Reed’s plan to declare a fiscal emergency that could lead to a ballot measure on pension limits.

Protester at City Hall

Rally participants, […]

Mayor Calls for Fiscal Emergency Declaration, Limits to Employee Pensions

Community groups and city employees will rally in front of City Hall on Tuesday, May 17, to protest proposed cuts to neighborhoods services that include closing branch libraries four days a week, slashing funding for youth programs and eliminating the jobs of 195 police officers and 64 firefighters.

The “Neighborhoods First” rally, which is […]

Comments from San Jose’s Community Budget Meetings Will Be Available Online

If you missed San Jose’s 11 Community Budget Meetings, you can catch up on what residents had to say in a memo that will be posted on the city’s Web site before the mayor’s June 3 budget message is released.

The comments and questions, which have been recorded by Alexandra Orologas of the City Manager’s […]