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Thursday, Oct 25, 2012

San Jose Neighborhoods Commission to Continue; Other Commissions Consolidated

Neighborhoods Commission members Elsie Aranda and Ted Johnson. The council voted to allows the commission to continue meeting as a pilot project until the end of the fiscal year, June 30, 2013. But the council stopped short of approving a permanent Neighborhoods Commission.

Monday, Oct 15, 2012

Quality of Life Issues Dominate City Council’s New Priority List for San Jose

Helping the homeless, cracking down on marijuana collectives and keeping tattoo parlors away from youth are among priorities set by the San Jose City Council.

Friday, Sep 28, 2012

San Jose Residents Take To The Streets to Protest Prostitution Surge

Holding signs that reflected their frustration over a surge of prostitution in San Jose's Washington neighborhood area, about 100 residents marched along South First Street, chanting, "No more prostitution in our community."

Thursday, Sep 27, 2012

Mobile App Outpacing Other Methods of Reporting Graffiti Tags in San Jose

In its first six months, the San Jose Clean app for Smart Phones has become the No. 1 method of reporting graffiti tags to the contractor hired to remove them.

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012

San Jose to Launch Program for Cleaner and Safer Neighborhoods

A new San Jose program to help neighborhood groups organize and fund projects that make their areas cleaner, safer and more attractive will officially launch later this month. But the planning process has already started with South San Jose's Coyote Creek Neighborhood Association.

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