Assemblymember Kalra introduces the Stable Homes Act to keep families in their homes, preserve affordable housing

Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San José) introduced AB 919, the Stable Homes Act, on February 14 to give tenants, local public agencies, and mission-driven nonprofits a first opportunity to purchase or match an offer on rental housing properties when owners choose to put them up for sale. AB 919 is sponsored by California Reinvestment Coalition, Housing California, and Public Advocates.

Stolen San Jose statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj found in the lobby of a building

The statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, stolen from Guadalupe River Park in San Jose City has been found. Raj Chahal, councilmember of District 2, San Jose, told indica: ”I have good news! The Shivaji statue has been found.” Chahal said he was informed of the discovery by Joseph Hedges, international program manager, City of San Jose Office of Economic Development. It was found at a San Jose metal shop.