Stricter regulations for medical marijuana dispensaries will be considered today by the San Jose city council.
These regulations would bar the dispensaries from operating within 1,000 feet of schools, day cares, parks, libraries, and other dispensaries.
The council may also consider asking city staff to draft a ban on the dispensaries in San Jose, but Mayor Chuck Reed tells KLIV he doesn't believe the council will go that far.
In other council business, a survey that looked at voters' opinions on several possible tax measures will be reviewed.
This survey found that only a possible library tax increase had any kind of support among voters.
The council will also consider approving a contract between San Jose and the Police Officers' Association to effectively restore a ten percent pay cut to officers over four years. Full Story
A proposal requiring new single-family homes in Palo Alto to come with electric vehicle chargers has been unanimously approved by the city council.
Homebuilders are required to install the circuit and panel required for a single Level two electric vehicle charger, but it would be up to the homeowner to select and install the wiring. Full Story
It was quite a sight along highway 101 at Moffat Field last night.
Drivers report the skeleton of the historic Hangar One was lit up in bright lights.
The outer shell of the hangar has been removed due to toxic contamination, leaving behind just the shell of the building.
Preservations hope to find funding to replace the giant building's exterior. Full Story
Because inflation is at historic lows property tax increases in Santa Clara County will be approximately one-quarter of their normal level in 2014.
County Assessor Larry Stone tells KLIV increases are normally 2 percent a year, but they cannot be greater than the California Consumer Price Index, which is currently .5 percent.
He goes on to say that less revenue means less money for tax-supported programs. Full Story