Top San Jose news: 3 arrested in home invasion; research highlights wealth gap; more

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By Hoodline - Published on June 22, 2020.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in San Jose.

Three arrested in San Jose home invasion robbery

Officers responded about 12:40 p.m. to a home in the 4200 block of Senter Road in San Jose, where a caller reported that several people broke into the residence and assaulted members of a family.

Read the full story on KTVU Fox 2.

The land of inequality: New research highlights Silicon Valley's wealth gap 

White supremacy and inequality are seeped into nearly every aspect of Silicon Valley life, according to new research from San Jose State University. A new report, called the Silicon Valley Pain Index, is shedding a glaring spotlight on wealth and income inequality in one of the world's richest regions — and it's much worse than most could have imagined.

Read the full story on San Jose Spotlight.

Activists call out San Jose leaders for racial equity office instead of defunding police 

Civil rights activists gathered at City Hall Saturday to remember fathers lost to police violence — and call out San Jose lawmakers for ignoring pleas to defund the police. 

Read the full story on San Jose Spotlight.

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