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Affordable Housing Impact Fee (AHIF)

1 Story
Posted on: February 23, 2015

San José's Affordable Housing Impact Fee - Public Meetings

The Housing Department is hosting two public meetings to obtain input from stakeholders on the feasibility of the Affordable Housing Impact Fee (AHIF) on a variety of development types.

The meetings are scheduled for... Read on...

Additional Information and Meeting Dates & Times

City Auditor

8 Stories
Posted on: March 6, 2015

Semi-Annual Recommendation Follow-up Report

On All Outstanding Audit Recommendations for the Six Months Ended December 31, 2014

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Posted on: February 23, 2015

Audit of Street Pavement Maintenance

Road Condition Is Deteriorating Due to Insufficient Funding. City Auditor Sharon Erickson has issued a new audit report on street pavement maintenance. San José’s street show significant distresses; pavement condition is... Read on...

Audit Report and Online Maps
Posted on: February 12, 2015

Performance Measure Review

Documenting Methodologies Can Ensure More Consistent and Accurate Reporting

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Posted on: December 5, 2014

Audit of Accounts Receivable

The City Can Enhance Revenue Collections By Improving Its Billing & Collection Practices

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Posted on: December 3, 2014

City of San José Service Efforts and Accomplishment Report 2013-14

Annual report from the City Auditor on city government performance, including data on the cost, quantity, quality, timeliness, and public opinion of City services.

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Posted on: November 20, 2014

Audit of Facilities Maintenance

Process Improvements Are Possible, But A Large Deferred Maintenance
Backlog Remains

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Posted on: October 9, 2014

Audit Report

2013-14 Annual Performance Audit of Team San Jose's Management of the City's Convention and
Cultural Facilities

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Posted on: September 12, 2012

Recently Issued Work

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City Clerk

3 Stories
Posted on: February 27, 2015

Spring 2015 Board and Commission Recruitment through Friday, April 10, 2015

YOU can make a difference in your community on a number of issues being considered by the following Commissions:

AIRPORT COMMISSION (6 Seats)
Districts 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 Seats with Terms Ending June 30, 2019District 9... For more information...

Additional Info...
Posted on: February 25, 2015

Ethics Commission Recruitment through Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The City Clerk’s Office is recruiting for one position on the San José Ethics Commission to fill a four-year term ending March 1, 2019. Applicants must be registered voters in the City of San José and, if appointed, must... Read on...

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Posted on: February 25, 2015

City of San Jose Municipal Code Transition

Since the beginning of the year, American Legal maintained an archived version of the Municipal Code until the transition to Municode Corporation was complete. In February, the full code went live on Municode and was taken... Read on...

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City Highlights

24 Stories
Posted on: March 5, 2015

2015 State of the City Celebration

State of the City

Mayor Sam Liccardo and the San José City Council cordially invite you to the 2015 State of the City Celebration. The free event will take place 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 14 at Independence High School’s Gym, 1776... Read on...

To register...
Posted on: March 3, 2015

San José restricted watering hours change this Sunday

Despite a few impressive rain storms this winter, California’s multi-year drought is still far from over and the need to save water remains critically important. New hours for outdoor watering restrictions will take effect... Read on...

Read the news release...
Posted on: March 2, 2015

In the field with SJPD's Community Service Officers

“We’re fostering relationships with residents” is how Community Service Officer Kellie Carroll describes her civilian position in the San José Police Department. CSO Carroll is among the 28 community service officers who... Read on...

Read the latest Bright Spots...
Posted on: February 27, 2015

Spring 2015 Board and Commission Recruitment through Friday, April 10, 2015

YOU can make a difference in your community on a number of issues being considered by the following Commissions:

AIRPORT COMMISSION (6 Seats)
Districts 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 Seats with Terms Ending June 30, 2019District 9... For more information...

Additional Info...
Posted on: February 25, 2015

City of San José Municipal Code Website Transition

Since the beginning of the year, American Legal maintained an archived version of the Municipal Code until the transition to Municode Corporation was complete. In February, the full code went live on Municode and was taken... Read on...

Read the Memo to City Council.
Posted on: February 23, 2015

San José Pop-Up Project continues through March 26

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Now running through March 26, 2015, the San José Pop-Up project has brought nine new retailers to the downtown San José in temporary shops. From apparel companies to a bike shop to shipping-container storefronts, the Pop-Up... Read on...

More details from San Jose Downtown Association.
Posted on: February 13, 2015

work2future gets $1 million in funding for summer youth employment program

Hundreds of local kids, seeking summer jobs, will benefit from work2future receiving $1,020,226 in funding from the County of Santa Clara. During the County’s Board of Supervisors meeting this week, the Board approved the... Read on...

About work2future...
Posted on: January 27, 2015

Special Election for Council Vacancy in District 4 on April 7, 2015

A special election will be held on April 7 to fill the long-term vacancy in the District 4 seat on the San José City Council. If necessary, a runoff election will be held on June 23.

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Posted on: October 31, 2014

San José water use rules change with Daylight Saving Time

Effective Sunday, November 2, 2014, residents can water outdoors in the morning up to 10:00 a.m. Hand watering is allowed after 3:00 p.m. Watering with sprinklers remains restricted after 8:00 p.m.

With cooler... Read on...

Read more...
Posted on: September 25, 2014

Every Drop Counts: share the five outdoor water use rules

Every Drop Counts

The State Water Board and San José City Council declared an emergency water shortage. Everyone is asked to reduce their water use by 20 percent. Since outdoor water use accounts for about half of the typical water bill, it... Read on...

Outdoor Water Use Rules & Recommendations
Posted on: August 27, 2014

San José City Council declares emergency drought

Effective immediately, residents and businesses are to avoid using potable (drinking) water to irrigate landscaping between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. This includes watering outdoors with a sprinkler system, hose or bucket. The use... Read on...

View water use rules...
Posted on: May 30, 2014

Mayor Reed Releases June Budget Message

Mayor Chuck Reed has released his June Budget Message, outlining his final recommendations for a FY 2014-15 budget that continues to gradually improve services for the third straight year, as revenues grow and crime rates... Read on...

Posted on: May 9, 2014

City Council expected to consider medical marijuana regulations during May 20, 2014 meeting

May 14, 2014 Update:
The San José City Council took public testimony Tuesday night, May 13, 2014 on proposed zoning and operational regulations for medical marijuana collectives and growing operations in San José but... Read on...

Medical Marijuana Reports and Draft Ordinances
Posted on: May 9, 2014

City Council to Consider Medical Marijuana Regulations

On Tuesday May 13, the City Council will be voting on a Zoning and Regulatory Ordinance for medical marijuana facilities in San Jose.

Read a letter from... Read on...

Posted on: May 9, 2014

City Hall's peregrine falcon chicks now have names

The votes are in and the four peregrine falcon chicks born atop San Jose City Hall have been given names:

Male Falcons:
Blaze (yellow band, U/36) – nominated by Katelyn and Nina, Grade 4, Holly Oak... Read on...

San Jose City Hall Falcons
Posted on: May 2, 2014

Vote today on baby falcon names in the 2014 Falcon Naming Contest

This year we have two boys and two girls. Our judges have selected ten names as our finalists for our four eyasses.

BOYS: Blaze, Bolt, Cazador, Cruz, Zeus.
GIRLS: Beatrix, Elsa, Halo, Kukal, Olivia.

View the... Read on...

See the finalists and vote for your faves!
Posted on: May 1, 2014

San José’s Annual Falcon Banding Day is May 2

Falcon Banding Day promises to be as exciting as ever as biologist Glenn Stewart will rappel over the top of the 18-story San José City Hall into the nestbox of the city’s beloved Peregrine falcons. Viewers online will be... Read on...

San José City Hall Falcons
Posted on: April 17, 2014

Attend the 2014-15 Community Budget Meetings

During the month of May, the City of San José will host 10 Community Budget Meetings. These meetings offer residents the opportunity to learn about the City's current fiscal outlook and share their top budget priorities... Read on...

Community Budget Meeting Schedule
Posted on: April 15, 2014

San José City Council approves lease agreement for Silicon Valley U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

On April 15, 2014, the San José City Council unanimously approved terms and conditions for the federal government to lease 35,194 square feet of space in the City Hall Wing.

“This partnership is a win-win for the U.S.... Read on...

Read news release.
Posted on: April 11, 2014

Help name the San José City Hall falcon chicks

Falcon Naming Contest

Four healthy Peregrine falcon chicks are nesting at San Jose City Hall and we need your help giving them names.

Children, ages 5 to 18, who live or attend school in San José can submit names (together with essays, poems,... Read on...

City Hall Falcons Website
Posted on: April 9, 2014

City Council Clarifies Disability Retirement Provisions

On April 8, the City Council approved clarifications to its new disability retirement rules to help address concerns raised by some of the city’s police officers and firefighters.

The voter-approved Measure B modified the... Read on...

Read more about the City Council’s latest actions
Posted on: March 10, 2014

San José participates in Google Map Gallery

With just a few clicks, the Google Map Gallery can be used to answer the common question: “What is the zoning of my property?” Other mapping information includes General Plan designation, permits issued and code complaints.... Read on...

Visit OnLine Permits...
Posted on: March 7, 2014

Lake Cunningham and Almaden Lake Regional Parks chosen as “Heart Your Park” recipients

San José’s Lake Cunningham Regional Park and Almaden Lake Regional Park will soon see park improvements coming their way, thanks to the “Heart Your Park” program. The two parks have been selected as part of Macy’s “Secret... Read on...

Read the news release...
Posted on: February 25, 2014

San José under consideration for Google Fiber expansion

Google recently announced San José is among the 34 cities in nine metro areas that are under consideration for its fiber-optic network expansion.

Read more in Connecting Community blog...

District 8

1 Story
Posted on: February 2, 2015

San José Arena Authority Board of Directors Vacancies

The San José Arena Authority is seeking volunteer candidates to submit their resumes for four upcoming vacancies on the Arena Authority Board of Directors. The San José Arena Authority Board of Directors convenes monthly to... Read on...


Economic Development

1 Story
Posted on: February 27, 2015

California Program for Entrepreneurship- Accepting Applications

The California Program for Entrepreneurship (CAPE) is an initiative of the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University. CAPE provides free education and mentoring to emerging entrepreneurs to help them develop and... Read on...

Additional Info...

Environment

3 Stories
Posted on: January 9, 2015

CIP Monthly Status Report – November 2014

Example Cogeneration Facility

In the month of November, the program team made significant progress. We continued to move studies and projects through stage gates of the Project Delivery Model (PDM) process (see figure, inside of front cover). In... Read on...

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Posted on: January 9, 2015

CIP Monthly Status Report – October 2014

Picture of Clarifier interior and mechanism

In the month of October, the program team made progress on a number of fronts. We continued to move studies and projects through stage gates of the Project Delivery Model (PDM) process (see figure, inside of front cover).... Read on...

View All CIP Monthly Status Reports
Posted on: September 25, 2014

Every Drop Counts - share the 5 outdoor water use rules!

in English

The State Water Board and San José City Council declared an emergency water shortage. Everyone is asked to reduce their water use by 20 percent. Since outdoor water use accounts for about half of the typical water bill, it... Read on...

Share the list of 5 water use rules - in English!

Environment - San José-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility

2 Stories
Posted on: January 9, 2015

CIP Monthly Status Report – November 2014

Example Cogeneration Facility

In the month of November, the program team made significant progress. We continued to move studies and projects through stage gates of the Project Delivery Model (PDM) process (see figure, inside of front cover). In... Read on...

View All CIP Monthly Status Reports
Posted on: January 9, 2015

CIP Monthly Status Report – October 2014

Picture of Clarifier interior and mechanism

In the month of October, the program team made progress on a number of fronts. We continued to move studies and projects through stage gates of the Project Delivery Model (PDM) process (see figure, inside of front cover).... Read on...

View All CIP Monthly Status Reports

Home

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

Stay connected!

Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Receive email or text message updates regarding the information you have requested. Check out Notify... Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2011

Keep in Touch

Stay in touch with us by following us on Twitter, becoming our friend on Facebook, or subscribing to one of our RSS Feeds.

Posted on: October 28, 2011

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and... Read on...


Hot Topics

4 Stories
Posted on: February 12, 2015

Register your security camera and help fight crime

The San José Police Department wants your help in fighting crime by taking part in the Camera Registry Program (CRP). The CRP allows residents and business owners to register the locations of their video surveillance systems... Read on...

Register your security camera today!
Posted on: January 29, 2015

Public comment period underway for Airport’s Proposed Disadvantaged Business Enterprise goal

The City of San José is seeking public comments on the Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport's Proposed Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program and goal of 10.28% for Federal Fiscal Years 2014-2016.

... Read on...

View Draft DBE Plan.
Posted on: February 3, 2015

Latest Employee Compensation Information

In line with our commitment to open and transparent government, the City of San José is providing the latest compensation information available for all employees on the City website. The salary and benefit information is... Read on...

View 2014 salary and benefit data.
Posted on: February 27, 2014

January 2015 Update on Google Fiber Expansion

January 2015 Update:

Google Fiber announced today, January 27, that it has selected four metropolitan areas in the southeast region of the nation for its next phase of expansion of its high speed fiber network. The... Read on...

For more information and FAQs from Google...

Mayor's Office

5 Stories
Posted on: May 30, 2014

Mayor Reed Releases June Budget Message

Mayor Chuck Reed has released his June Budget Message, outlining his final recommendations for a FY 2014-15 budget that continues to gradually improve services for the third straight year, as revenues grow and crime rates... Read on...

Posted on: May 9, 2014

City Council Approves Medical Marijuana Regulations

June 10, 2014 Update
On the evening of 6/11/14, City Council approved Medical Marijuana Regulations on a 7-3 vote with Councilmembers Kalra, Campos, and Rocha voting "No" and Councilmember Chu... Read on...

Posted on: April 17, 2014

Attend the 2014-15 Community Budget Meetings

During the month of May, the City of San Jose will be hosting 10 Community Budget Meetings. These meetings offer residents the opportunity to learn about the City's current fiscal outlook and share their top budget... Read on...

Community Budget Meeting Schedule
Posted on: April 15, 2014

San Jose City Council Approves Lease Agreement for Silicon Valley U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

On April 15, the San Jose City Council unanimously approved terms and conditions for the federal
government to lease 35,194 square feet of space in the City Hall Wing.

“This partnership is a win-win for the U.S. Patent... Read on...

Read the press release
Posted on: April 9, 2014

City Council Clarifies Disability Retirement Provisions

On April 8, the City Council approved clarifications to its new disability retirement rules to help address concerns raised by some of the city’s police officers and firefighters.

The voter-approved Measure B modified the... Read on...

Read more about the City Council’s latest actions

Medical Marijuana

3 Stories
Posted on: August 27, 2014

Enterprise Zone Clarification

In response to questions from interested members of the public asking for clarification regarding Enterprise Zones, under subsection 20.80.775.I of Title 20 (the Zoning Code), 2055 South 7th Street (APN 477-25-023) is the... Read on...

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Posted on: June 10, 2014

City Council approved a Medical Marijuana Regulatory Program

On June 10, 2014, the City Council approved a Medical Marijuana Regulatory Program defining and regulating the legal operation of medical marijuana establishments in the City of San José. That program is set forth in two... Read on...


Minimum Wage Ordinance

1 Story
Posted on: October 1, 2014

San José minimum wage increases on January 1, 2015

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Minimum wage employees who work in San José will receive a 15 cent per hour raise in the new year. Under the initiative approved by San José voters in 2012, the minimum wage will increase from $10.15 to... Read on...

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Office of the Independent Police Auditor

2 Stories
Posted on: October 10, 2014

NBC featuring Judge Cordell on news Bay Area Proud (Inspiring Stories of People Making a Difference)

Judge Cordell's calendar features cartoons that are visual puns, depicting common legal/police terms.

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Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services

21 Stories
Posted on: November 10, 2014

Martin Park Expansion

The Ground Breaking Ceremony regarding the construction of a soccer field and a small group picnic area adjacent to Martin Park is on November 15, 2014 at 1:30 PM. The public is welcome to attend. Construction will start... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: October 17, 2014

Alum Rock Park Patrons

Alum Rock Park Patrons

The Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services has received numerous concerns regarding vehicles parking along the residential streets at the Penitencia Creek Entrance of Alum Rock... Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2014

parking at San Jose Regional Parks

Parking fees are collected daily and during park hours at Almaden Lake Park, Alum Rock Park, Kelley Park, and Lake Cunningham Regional Park. Parking fees are collected by parking booth attendants or payable at the Parking... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: August 15, 2014

PRNS Fall Leisure Class Registration Now Open

Make the most of Fall with the Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services (PRNS) and register for a leisure class at your favorite community center. PRNS offers over 800 hundred classes and programs, like... Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2014

Faith-Based Volunteers Assist in City Parks

Volunteering is becoming a regular event with many faith-based congregations. The opportunity to help out, right in the neighborhood, is a great asset for the Parks Department. On Saturday, August 2, members of The Church of... Read on...

Posted on: July 29, 2014

San José Offers More Options to Play Pickleball

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Pickle ball is a combination of tennis, badminton and table tennis played on a condensed version of a tennis court, with a paddle and a plastic ball.

The Evergreen Community Center (ECC) is starting a pickleball play... Read on...

Read the full release
Posted on: July 1, 2014

We want your Denim!

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Happy Hollow is collecting denim to help save giraffes. Drop off your denim at Happy Hollow the week of July 20 – 27, 2014. It’s that easy.

All denim (any color) will be recycled to raise money to support giraffe... Read on...

Further information at hhpz.org
Posted on: May 19, 2014

Notice of Funding Availability for the Senior Health and Wellness

The City of San José Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services Senior Health and Wellness Initiative is now accepting applications for its upcoming annual funding cycle, which begins October 1, 2014. The... Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2014

City Receives Award for Commodore Park

On Monday, May 5, 2014, the Santa Clara Valley Urban Runoff Pollution Prevention Program honored the City of San José with an award for Commodore Park’s Site Design and Low Impact Development for Storm Water Pollution. The... Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2014

Residents Walk in Support of Brain Injury Awareness

On Saturday, April 26, 2014, over 250 residents walked in support of the 7th Annual Walk for Brain Injury at Almaden Lake Park. Co-hosted by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services, Head Injury... Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2014

“Heart Your Park” Makes a Difference in Two San José Parks

Throughout the month of March, Lake Cunningham and Almaden Lake Regional Parks received some love from Macy’s Oakridge and Macy’s Eastridge customers via the nationwide “Heart Your Park” fundraising campaign. Partnering with... Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2014

PRNS Offers 5% Discount on All Summer Camps

Are you ready for summer…we are! The Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services (PRNS) is offering a 5% discount on all summer camps, giving all new and returning customers a chance to save a little this... Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2014

San Jose Kiwanis Clubs Volunteer at Overfelt Park

Each year the International Kiwanis Club sponsors a "One Day" event where members gather together to share their time and energy with the community. Overfelt Park was the site of this year's event on Saturday, April... Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2014

San Jose Municipal Rose Garden recognized for its innovative practices in partnerships and volunteer

In recognition of its unique approach to partnerships and volunteer engagement, San Jose
Municipal Rose Garden has been named one of 12 “Frontline Parks,” a nationwide contest sponsored each year by City Parks Alliance.... Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2014

Spring Fling Celebration at Mayfair Community Center

Mayfair Community Center had 115 children attend the Spring Fling Carnival on Saturday, April 12, 2014. With egg hunts and carnival activities for the children, staff and volunteers provided a hot dog lunch, community... Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2014

Grace Community Center Leads Outreach Efforts to AB109 and FSP Adults/Older Adults to Participate in

On March 12, 2014, Therapeutic Specialists from the Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Service (PRNS) Grace Community Center presented to the Santa Clara County Criminal Justice Services Governance Board at... Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2014

City Receives Award for Lower Guadalupe River

The City of San José received an Award of Merit for the Lower Guadalupe River Trail at the annual California Trails and Greenways Conference in Palm Springs. At the conference, the City's Trails Manager was invited to... Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2014

City Announces Plans for Traffic Control at Alum Rock Park on Easter Sunday

San José, CA --- Each year on Easter Sunday, Alum Rock Park becomes a prime destination for families, averaging 2,500 visitors in an 11-hour period. The City of San Jose is working to reduce the impact of this anticipated... Read on...

Posted on: March 28, 2014

Pavement Repairs on Guadalupe River Trail Support its Many Commuters

Last year’s completion of the Lower Guadalupe River Trail has made the 9-mile trail system even more popular with trail users, including 55% who report commuting regularly along one of the south bay’s most popular trails. An... Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2014

SJ Merc Wishbook Campaign Make PRNS Outdoor Adventure Camp a Reality

It’s been nearly 10 years since the Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services All Access Sports and Recreation (AASR) Program and partner Far West Wheelchair Athletic Association (FWWAA) have offered an... Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2014

Lake Cunningham and Almaden Lake Regional Parks Chosen as “Heart Your Park” Recipients

Two of San José’s most beloved parks will soon see park improvements coming their way, thanks to Macy’s “Heart Your Park” national campaign. From now until March 31st, customers at Macy’s Oakridge and Macy’s Eastridge mall... Read on...


Planning

3 Stories
Posted on: February 19, 2015

Municipal Regional Permit 2.0 Administrative Draft Released

The State Water Resources Board (Water Board) released an Administrative Draft of a proposed/revised (new) Municipal Regional Permit (MRP). A summary of the proposed changes and the Administrative Draft of MRP 2.0 is... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: February 17, 2015

1821 Almaden Road Residential Project Notice of Initial Study/MND

File No. PDC13-034, 1821 Almaden Road Residential Project.
Planned Development Rezoning from the R-1-5 Single Family Residence Zoning District to the RM(PD) Planned Development Zoning District to allow development of up... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: January 28, 2015

Three Creeks Trail Pedestrian Bridge EIR now available

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The Three Creeks Bridge EIR is now available. The comment period runs through March 13, 2015. A public meeting to accept comments on the EIR will be held on February 5, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. at the Willow Glen Community Center, 2175 Lincoln Avenue, Room 3.

EIR link...

San José Falcons

7 Stories
Posted on: February 23, 2015

Egg #2 Arrived Early Morning Sunday, February 22

Clara and Fernando El Cohete's second egg of 2015 has arrived! Sunday, Feb. 22 at 7:13 a.m.

See the video of Egg #2's arrival... Read on...

Learn more about the City Hall Falcons
Posted on: February 20, 2015

First Egg of 2015 Has Arrived

Clara and Fernando El Cohete's first egg of 2015 has arrived! Thursday, Feb. 19 at 9:59 p.m. See the video of Egg #1's arrival.

Learn more about the City Hall Falcons
Posted on: May 9, 2014

2014 Falcon Naming Contest Winners

The votes are in and the four peregrine falcon chicks born atop San Jose City Hall have been given names:

Male Falcons:
Blaze (yellow band, U/36) – nominated by Katelyn and Nina, Grade 4, Holly Oak... Read on...

San Jose City Hall Falcons
Posted on: May 2, 2014

Finalists Have Been Selected for the 2014 Falcon Naming Contest

This year we have two boys and two girls. Our judges have selected ten names as our finalists for our four eyasses.

BOYS: Blaze, Bolt, Cazador, Cruz, Zeus.
GIRLS: Beatrix, Elsa, Halo, Kukal, Olivia.

View the... Read on...

See the finalists
Posted on: May 1, 2014

San Jose’s Annual Falcon Banding Day is May 2

Falcon Banding Day promises to be as exciting as ever as biologist Glenn Stewart will rappel over the top of the 18-story San Jose City Hall into the nestbox of the city’s beloved falcons. Viewers online will be glued to the... Read on...

San Jose City Hall Falcons
Posted on: April 11, 2014

Help Name the City Hall Falcon Chicks

Falcon Naming Contest

We’ve got four healthy chicks in the nest at San Jose City Hall and we need your help naming them.

Children ages 5 to 18 who live or attend school in San Jose can submit names (together with essays, poems, artwork, videos... Read on...

Falcon Naming Contest
Posted on: April 8, 2014

2014 San Jose City Hall Falcon Update

As of this morning, April 8, 2014, three falcon chicks have hatched in the nestbox at San José City Hall. This is the eighth season that wild peregrine falcons have made their nest at the top of a ledge on the south end of... Read on...

UC-Santa Cruz Predatory Bird Research Group

Trail Updates

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Posted on: February 9, 2015

Highway 237 Bikeway (South side, Zanker - Coyote Creek Trail): Starts Tues, Feb 10 thru April

PG&E repairing pipelines along Highway 237, which requires closure of the south side bikeway (from McCarthy to Zanker). An on-street detour from the trail will direct persons to use Tasman and Zanker.

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