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San Jose could require rideshare companies to report assaults

San Jose wants to require rideshare companies to report sexual assaults to law enforcement, but advocates say not so fast. Mayor Sam Liccardo, joined by officials of San Jose Police Department and Santa Clara County District Attorney, announced a proposal Thursday they said would help curb assaults and better support victims and survivors. The policy...

San Jose on track to beat record traffic deaths

San Jose marked its 60th vehicle fatality last month when a man crashed his car into a property on Santa Teresa Boulevard — a record high for the city. And the year isn’t over. City officials are scrambling to curb the number of traffic fatalities and plan next year to prioritize traffic safety near schools and launch...

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...

San Jose warming centers open as temperatures drop

With cold temperatures and pouring rain expected to blow through the South Bay this week, local officials are urging unhoused residents to seek shelter at temporary warming centers. San Jose opened up two locations this month, restarting its annual program to help homeless people weather the cold winter. Santa Clara County is also turning a dozen...