I used to live in that neighborhood and I have friends who still do. As in any neighborhood you can have crime. I suggest that in addition to the information you received to talk with the local police, talk with neighbors. They are going to give you their impression.
Some of the benefits you will want to look at as well are; the school scores are good, there is a seasonal Sunday Farmers Market at Kooser and Meridian, close to commute routes and parks.
Have an Amazing day!
Laura Feghali gave you an excellent recommendation, and that is to contact the local Police Department. In this case that is the San Jose Police Department.
As Barbara Parrish pointed out, every neighborhood has seen some crime. Even Saratoga, Cupertino, and Los Gatos do have some crime, even though we generally consider them to be very safe neighborhoods.
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