How the Cortese family ascended on San Jose’s East side
Vince Cortese Sr., Dave Cortese’s grandfather, was a proud and ambitious young man. When he landed in the Santa Clara Valley in 1917 after leaving his native Trabia, Sicily, he got a job in a cannery making boxes for its products. He was paid by the box. After learning to handle a key piece of …
Ex-San Jose Police Chiefs Critical of Reed Administration
San Jose is facing a major crossroad and public safety is in jeopardy, at least that’s what four former SJPD chiefs said Thursday. They’re speaking out against the current administration and fear crime rates will go up.
Statement from Cortese Regarding Bay 101 Casino Possibly Leaving San Jose
Recently, Milpitas released a staff report recommending a ballot measure in November to allow
an existing card room in Santa Clara County to move to their community.