Five Remarkably Candid Tips From Departing Gov. Brown

Don’t hold regular press conferences. Reward loyalty. If you’re a Californian with presidential aspirations, move to New York.

Op-Ed: Your Holiday Gift Could Have Serious Security Risks

How can holiday shoppers be sure that the new connected device they’re eyeing was designed with protections against digital attacks?

A Gentler, Still Controversial Housing Bill is Back—This Time with a Powerful New Ally

Sen. Scott Wiener sees SB 50 as a way to fix the state’s crushing housing shortage that’s driving up home prices in Silicon Valley.

San Benito’s Native Son, Anti-Fracking Activist Robert Rivas, Heads to Sacramento

Bold. That’s how Robert Rivas, newly elected 30th District assemblyman describes himself, his leadership style and his campaign. 

Op-Ed: Pot Record Clearance is Critical for Our Communities

SJSU will host an educational forum on cannabis record clearance on Nov. 28 in the Student Union Theater.

Tony Thurmond Becomes California’s New Superintendent of Public Schools—Now What?

Bay Area Democratic Assemblyman Tony Thurmond declared victory Saturday as the state’s new superintendent of public instruction.

Jerry Brown Signed $1 Billion in Wildfire Prevention—and None of It Applies to This Year’s Fires

Many provisions of Senate Bill 901 have not yet taken effect, and even when they do, will impact the state gradually.

How Charles Harder Went From Local Democratic Politics to Defending the Trump Family

Attorney and UC Santa Cruz graduate Charles Harder defends Donald Trump and helped Hulk Hogan shut down Gawker.

Vote by Mail? Better Make Sure Your Ballot Wasn’t Rejected

Anyone who dropped off or mailed a ballot Nov. 6 should check its status, because a missing or a mismatched signature could void their vote.