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Used plastic bottles for recycling.
Mike Colgan
February 26, 2020 - 11:58 am
Most plastic can’t be recycled, because of food, garbage or other waste still on the container. However, some San Jose city councilmembers are now lobbying to build a plant that can handle those dirty plastics.
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car tow
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Mike Colgan
August 02, 2019 - 10:35 am
A bill that's making its way through the Assembly would make it more difficult to tow abandoned vehicles.
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San Jose city hall rotunda.
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Mike Colgan
July 31, 2019 - 4:25 pm
An initiative drive is being launched in the South Bay to move San Jose mayoral elections to presidential election years in an attempt to drive up voter turnout.
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Downtown San Jose
Matt Bigler
May 24, 2019 - 10:12 am
A plan to increase security at San Jose City Hall is getting heavy pushback from local activists. Some city leaders have proposed installing metal detectors outside of the council chambers after a protest in December revealed what they call an oversight in the building’s security.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
April 23, 2019 - 3:03 pm
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo informed city workers that he's rejecting a pay raise of nearly $60,000 that was approved for him by an independent commission. In a memo sent Tuesday , Liccardo said he doesn't think he or future mayor should receive more than 3 percent salary increases, similar to the...
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Matt Bigler
April 23, 2019 - 12:05 pm
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo is getting a nearly 30 percent raise while members of the City Council will see their salaries increase by 22 percent.
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