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Our first South Basking Ridge Neighborhood Association (South BRNA) Board meeting, was a success! Over 15 neighbors attended the meeting. The success of the South BRNA is a reflection of the commitment of the neighbors. Without you, there is no SBRNA. Members responsible for the development of the SBRNA include: Jennie and Eric Han, Anita Lee, and Manny Singh. The care, concern and tireless volunteer hours for this nominated Board means that they are dedicated to providing an honest, well-researched venue for the discussion of the topics that are of the greatest concern for the community. The SBRNA allows for neighbors to have their concerns supported and voices heard. The foundation of the SBRNA are the four C’s: consistency, care, compassion and community, and we look forward to utilizing this in all that we do. 

Neighborhood Watch Meeting Minutes 2/11/2021

Marina Chakmakjian, Jorge Casillas, Lt. Kendra Nunes, Sergio Jimenez (Cell: 408 348-5852)x18 neighbors in attendance- majority were new to Neighborhood Watch and 10+ year residentsx32 rsvp’d Objectives: Meet your neighbors! Develop partnerships- police and residents Obtain crime prevention info Implementation 5-6 officers in District 2 during swing shift.  One specific to Basking Ridge. Info re:Continue reading “Neighborhood Watch Meeting Minutes 2/11/2021”

SBRNA Kickoff Meeting FAQ

Summary of Answers from Mr. James Stagi, D2 Housing and Policy Plan Administrator & Ms. Ragan Henninger, Deputy Director of Homeless Response Team: Will the Bridge Housing Communities increase crime and gangs, and devalue our neighborhood property? How will residents be selected? Will residents be required to pay rent, if so, how much? Are residentsContinue reading “SBRNA Kickoff Meeting FAQ”

Fire Preparedness

Dear Neighbors and friends,     While information can change based on weather and fire reports, one thing that remains constant for us is the desire to care for neighbors and friends as if it was for ourselves.   We’ve chosen to assemble a variety of news sources from the city of San Jose, as well asContinue reading “Fire Preparedness”

2020 Census Jobs

“In advance of the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting hundreds of thousands of people for temporary jobs across the United States and Puerto Rico.” 1 You can find out more at the below links: Job Qualifications Census Job FAQs Pay and Locations Application link After You Apply 1

Block Captains Needed!

Calling all potential block captains, we need you to join us, so that SBRNA can continue to be the safest neighborhood around! Contact Manny to ensure your block can stay crime free!

“Emergency Interim Housing Response to COVID-19 and City Shelter Crises Declaration” Townhall Meeting Notes

Attendees Mayor Sam Liccardo James Stagi, San Jose City Homeless Response Team Manager Matt Cano, San Jose City Director of Public Works Jim Ortbal, San Jose City, Deputy City Manager Ragan Henninger, San Jose City, Director of Policy and Budget Sarah Verity,, Director of Board Relations and legislative Affairs Over 300 online attendees inContinue reading ““Emergency Interim Housing Response to COVID-19 and City Shelter Crises Declaration” Townhall Meeting Notes”

Silicon Valley Strong

Dear SBRNA Neighbor, in the midst of today’s news, we thought we’d bring some local news to share. Take a look at the video of Mayor Sam Liccardo’s announcement of Silicon Valley Strong, and take a look at San Jose’s website. If you would like to be involved in helping others during this extraordinary time,Continue reading “Silicon Valley Strong”


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