Measure B

A Conversation with San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed: Part I

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed will term out of office in less than four months.

San Jose Inside editor Josh Koehn sat down for a interview last week with San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed. In the first part of their conversation, the two discuss the city’s controversial pension reforms, the depleted police ranks, the current mayor’s race, San Jose’s lawsuit with Major League Baseball and Reed’s insistence that he’s not a closet Republican.

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A Few Election Day Observations

Sam Liccardo

Tuesday’s primary election told us a number of things: Ro Khanna has more than an uphill fight against Mike Honda, spoilers altered the San Jose mayor’s race and libertarians in Silicon Valley have disappeared.

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Final Ruling in Measure B Case

A judge made a final ruling last week on San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed's Measure B.

Last week, Santa Clara County Judge Patricia Lucas issued a final Measure B verdict. A reader wondered in an email why we didn’t write about it. Fair point, which brings us to this update. The final decision in the landmark pension reform case that forced employees to contribute 16 percent more of their pay to retirement costs is similar to the tentative ruling trotted out in December, except for a couple details.

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