Brian Howey

Brian Howey is an award-winning investigative reporter with experience covering law enforcement, homelessness and extremism. Before joining San José Spotlight, he worked for the UC Berkeley Investigative Reporting Program, where he covered statewide and national policing issues.

Howey has also covered homelessness for the San Francisco Public Press and freelanced for various local, regional and national news outlets. He earned his master’s degree from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.

San Jose tourism slow to recover

A recent audit of the nonprofit that manages San Jose’s arts and cultural centers shows the organization is rebounding from a devastating pandemic year—but is still a long way from regaining pre-pandemic revenues. The city’s annual audit of Team San Jose found the organization exceeded its goals of booking hotel rooms, hosting events and bringing...