Opinion

From San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo: The Facts About Police Staffing

County Supervisor Cindy Chavez–-financially backed by the police union in her mayoral campaign–repeated the union's warnings of doom through robocalls, text messages and social media.  All of this would be very alarming, of course, if it were true. It's not true.

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Mayor Liccardo: San Jose Road Fatalities Need Focused Response

A week ago, we lost a 25-year-old resident Diego Castanon to another tragic roadway fatality. According to news accounts, Diego rode his Yamaha motorcycle off Story Road near Capitol Expressway and collided with an electrical box and light pole on the curb. Our families have lost loved ones in traffic-related deaths at an unprecedented rate in recent months–23 such deaths in 2022 alone.

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