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Councilmember Carrasco in the News

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2019 

SJ City Hall’s tower lit with purple light for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

 After a hard battle, East San Jose wins a seat on the planning commission

San Jose councilwoman proposes ban on vaping products

Crackdown On E-Cigarette Sales Sought By San Jose City Councilmember

SJ Council Extends High-Rise Housing Incentives in Split Vote

San Jose set to become largest U.S. city to enact natural gas ban

San Jose’s Los Tigres del Norte gets a big honor from its hometown

San Jose to tackle anti-displacement amid concerns of developers on panel

San Jose Council Funds Motel Vouchers for Homeless Families, Domestic Violence Survivors

San Jose to Consider Forgivable Loans For Backyard Cottages

South Bay Lawmakers Seek Hate

Crimes Task Force In Wake Of Gilroy Shooting

San Jose Lawmakers Ask to Declare a Climate Emergency
San Jose council passes budget after bitter debate about equity

San Jose: Lawmaker calls for public discussion about displacement

After decades, VTA light rail extension to Eastridge moves forward

San Jose: Major Alum Rock development spurred by unusual zoning law

Rise in rape cases prompts San Jose’s female council members to mobilize a response

San Jose mayor focuses on equity and blight in budget message

San Jose: Major Alum Rock development spurred by unusual zoning law

San Jose spent nearly $120K on ethics complaints – some of them ‘frivolous’

San Jose: Community advocates lay out demands for Google

San Jose Housing Shortage: Liccardo Seeks $5M For Loans, Waiving ADU Fees

San Jose Residents Concerned With Planned Closure Of Downtown Safeway

San Jose lawmakers want to fund nearly 100 new ideas. Here’s a look at some of them.

Santa Clara County approves $5M for sexual assault services

All eyes on San Jose Planning Commission following new vacancy
Public Banking

San Jose’s LGTBQ community rallies against airport Chick-fil-A

San Jose proposal would keep Sam Liccardo as mayor two extra years

San Jose votes along racial divide not to change election cycle

San Jose lawmakers propose giving low-income areas more public funding

San Jose to Review City’s Trash-Hauling, Recycling Contracts

San Jose City Council to decide its newest priorities

Here's why rainbow flags are going up at a Chick-fil-A in San Jose

San Jose Officials Set to Finalize Policy Agenda for Year Ahead

San Jose mayor and hundreds of volunteers take part in biennial homeless census in Santa Clara County

Festive sendoff for Silicon Valley nonprofit advocate

Sam Liccardo rejected his raise. What about his San Jose council colleagues?

Pot Shots: California Cannabis Bureau Seeks Applicants for $10 Million in Social Equity Grants

Hospital board votes to buy five South Bay clinics

Thousands Gather To Mourn Man Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In San Jose

Cannabis Equity

San Jose: Council votes to study whether Ellis Act protections limit development

Should San Jose waive wage theft policy for Chase bank?

SJ Mulls Ways to Offset Cost of Upping Downtown Height Limits

Cannabis equity and safe parking top San Jose council agenda

San Jose Lawmakers Take On Wage Theft, Forced Labor, Trafficking

San Jose Opens New 'Bridge' Library On East Side

San Jose Council Approves Loans For Federal Airport Workers

2018 

SJ Councilors Carrasco, Arenas Want to Speed Up Timeline for Slashing Car Impound Fees

Transgender Activists, Allies in Silicon Valley Protest Trump Policy: ‘We Will Not be Erased’

Decades-Old Chicano Mural Erased in San Jose’s East Side

San Jose State University has highest number of homeless students across CSU system 

San Jose imposes new scooter regulations

Staffers Say Nurse’s Xenophobic Rants Reflect Deeper Problems at San Jose Regional Med Center

Rally Supports San Jose's Alum Rock Schools Chief Ahead of Board Review

San Jose City Council will think small on housing, transportation solutions at tomorrow's meeting

Guest opinion: Google is the big move San Jose’s been planning for all along

What SPUR wants from San Jose-Google deal

San Jose to undocumented immigrants: ‘We are prepared. You are not alone’

Drag Queen Glams Up Story Time at San Jose Library, But Not Without Some Controversy

Editorial: Putting a focus on women’s issues in the era of Trump

2017 

San Jose: Mayor Liccardo taps Carrasco as vice mayor

Latino Heritage Month

Photo Gallery: Vice Mayor Gets Last Laugh at Monday Night Live!

San Jose City Council Debates Financing Plan for Urban Villages

San Jose council members put off giving themselves raises, but will look at changing the process

San Jose City Council Adopts Stronger Protections for Tenants