Santa Clara County's sheriff says multiple San Jose officials have told her they would welcome help from the sheriff's office in patrolling the city.
Sheriff Laurie Smith told the board of supervisors she has heard from several city council members about the proposal, and that her office has already begun making preliminary plans.
The board of supervisors has voted unanimously to move forward and begin discussing proposal specifics with officials from the city. Full Story
San Jose's Finest will be featured on the longtime reality series COPS.
Starting last night, police Sergeant Heather Randol says two film crews will be riding along with the San Jose Police Department.
It's the start of a 10-week stretch of filming for the show in San Jose. Full Story
Restrictions on public demonstrations and protests at Fremont city events has been approved by the city council.
The ordinance prohibits any conduct deemed "disruptive" that would antagonize attendees of the event or bar people from viewing, hearing, or participating in that event.
Fremont says it will create a Free Speech Zone at city events to allow demonstrations and protests without interfering with the events. Full Story
A new study finds Bay Area rents climbing by double digits---with San Jose leading the way.
The "Real Facts" survey showed Bay Area rents rising just under 10 percent during the first quarter of 2014 over the same period last year.
At $2,066 month, San Jose had the highest average asking rent of the the three Bay Area cities surveyed.
Rents in the capitol of Silicon Valley rose 10.3 percent. Full Story