Top San Jose news: Hundreds call on lawmakers to defund PD; 1 dead, 1 arrested in 4-car crash; more

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By Hoodline - Published on June 17, 2020.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in San Jose.

Hundreds ask San Jose lawmakers to defund police ahead of budget vote

On the eve of San Jose lawmakers' vote on the city's annual budget, hundreds logged into a virtual public hearing Monday, most with a singular message: defund the police.

Read the full story on San Jose Spotlight.

San Jose developers get reassurance from Mayor Liccardo amid concerns over fees

Amid concerns from the development community about potential retroactive construction fees, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo has issued a memo designed to alleviate “confusion and concern” about city rules regarding the levies.

Read the full story on Mercury News.

1 dead, 1 arrested in 4-car crash in San Jose

The driver of a BMW has been arrested for felony DUI and vehicular manslaughter.

Read the full story on Mercury News.

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