Newest Markets Hope to Keep Fresh Veggies Flowing into Neighborhoods

San Jose streamlines rules for neighborhood farmers’ markets

Julian St. John Market

An experiment in bringing neighbors together over food – and bringing fresh food to neighborhoods – kicked off in two San Jose communities earlier this summer.

Now, the Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association and community leaders hope to make San Jose’s newest markets […]

East San Jose Celebrates Its Everyday Community Heroes at D5 United Event

A super student with a health challenge, a three-time cancer survivor preparing for a university, a legendary community education advocate, a hard-working business owner and the champion for equal access to education.

Nikki and L’Ka Gonzales.

What do they have in common?

They are the first District 5 Heroes who were honored at a recent […]

Budget Gets Unanimous Approval But Debate Over Spending Will Continue

Janice Rombeck | NeighborWebSJ

Bascom Community Center

For the first time in 10 years, the San Jose City Council approved a budget that was balanced without employee layoffs or huge cuts in city services. In fact, thebudget provides a small surplus that serves as a cushion to allows the city to open four libraries […]