In a message relayed by Councilmember Jimenez of District 2 help celebrate a safe and fun Fireworks celebration this July 4th. There are shows at these following venues. Please attend one of these fireworks displays instead of igniting your own which are ILLEGAL within the City of San Jose. With this past winter’s heavy rainfall, there is plenty of overgrowth along the hillsides increasing the fire hazard this summer.
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA 95110
Fireworks begin at approximately 9:30PM. The free Symphony Summer Pops music begins at 5:30PM. Promoting safe fireworks in our community through free, fun, family-friendly professional fireworks.
San Jose Giants Independence Day Celebration
588 E Alma Ave, San Jose, CA 95112
San Jose, CA 95112
San Jose Giants Independence Day Celebration, Municipal Stadium
Fun Festival and Fireworks at Almaden Lake
6099 Winfield Blvd
San Jose, CA 95120
Given the City of San José’s safety-related ban on the use of personal fireworks, these public events offer families and people of all ages and backgrounds a safe place to celebrate Independence Day. This patriotic, fun-filled, family-friendly event (no alcohol is served or allowed) is a great way to celebrate the 4th of July.
If you need to report the use of illegal fireworks, submit a report on the City of San Jose website Fireworks Abatement page
I raised this issue at the April 6th meeting, but wanted the opportunity to ask a larger audience. As a member of the community, how do you prefer to receive information regarding community issues, events, etc. Your feedback will help us target how to focus resources in the dissemination of information to the community.
Recently on Nextdoor, this was posted to the communities involved in the Bernal to Bailey Participatory Budgeting process. Round 2 for the remainder of the $1M Calpine grant is about to begin. Since not everyone is on Nextdoor, the notice is reposted on this forum which is readily accessible by those not on Nextdoor.
For those of you unable to attend the April 6th meeting I did record it on video (pardon some of the production issues as I was breaking in some new hardware) and made available here in 3 parts. There is no guarantee future meetings will be recorded/available. Member attendance and participation is absolutely critical, especially if we vote on issues that impact the community as a whole.
Part 1 – Opening LPNA business/issues, Captain Fong of SJPD Southern Division
Part 2 – Comments from Sergio Jimenez’s District 2 office, Presentation by Santa Clara County Board of Supervisor Mike Wasserman
Part 3 – Presentation by Mike Wasserman cont’d
What has the County done for you lately?
Are you uncertain about the services the County of Santa Clara provides, or what portion of your taxes goes to the County versus the City? Here’s your chance to learn about what the County government does. The featured speaker at our LPNA general meeting on Thursday evening, April 6th, is Supervisor Mike Wasserman, Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors member for our District 1 (southern county).
Met with representatives of the Greenbelt Alliance today to learn about their organization. They work to protect many natural and agricultural lands throughout the Bay area. You can learn more from their website and more specifically, their stance on Coyote Valley. Many of our neighbors and surrounding neighborhoods will be directly impacted by developments within this area. As members of the community, now is the time to educate yourself about the issues surrounding development of this area. Greenbelt made available a report on lands in the area most at risk for development
If you are not already on the mailing list for California High-Speed Rail Authority, please attend one of these meetings and learn how this project impacts you and your neighborhood. Open house meetings for the project section from San Jose to San Francisco takes place between April 5th – 13th, 2017 at various locations across the peninsula.
If you are not already on the California High-Speed Rail Authority mailing list, please attend one of the following meetings to learn more about how this project could impact you and your neighborhood. These upcoming meetings from April 18 – May 1, 2017 are presented at various locations and dates (See infographic below).
Have issues or concerns about High Speed Rail impacting the neighborhood?
Come to the South Side Community Center this Saturday March 18, 2017 from 1-3pm.
The City of San Jose is hosting this meeting to hear your concerns.