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December 3, 2022

Redevelopment Agency

New cultural center in East San Jose is closer to reality

May 14, 1997 By Yolanda Reynolds Photos by Mary J. Andrade The Mexican Cultural Heritage Gardens and Plaza is inching closer to reality. Last week, the Heritage board, politicians and Redevelopment officials convened an informational meeting on Wednesday evening to provide San Joseans with an update of the progress of this project. Board President, Fernando …

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The City “New Realities Task Force” could recommend increased taxes, service reductions or scaling down Redevelopment projects

September 20, 1995 by Yolanda Reynolds On March 28, 1995. San Jose Mayor Susan Hammer convened a group of 28 valley residents to “develop strategies to restore fiscal stability to City government.” The study group is known as the New Realities Task Force. Mayor Hammer explained that the, “City’s tax base does not generate the …

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