Records Show 30 Claims of Sexual Misconduct Filed Against Santa Clara County DA Staffers

Fly unearthed a heavily redacted log of sexual misconduct claims against employees of the Santa Clara County DA’s Office.

Public Agencies’ Secret Sexual Harassment Settlements Cost South Bay Taxpayers Millions

While state agencies have undergone a reckoning over sexual harassment, local governments have largely escaped scrutiny—until now.

CEQA Racket Extracts 11th Hour Payoffs Amidst Housing Crisis

A landmark law designed to protect California’s environment has enabled profiteers to hold up critical projects.

Demotion Over Hateful Texts Moves to Center Stage in Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Race

A powerful union leader violated agency policies by failing to report hate speech—and the former undersheriff leapt to his defense.

More Harassment Claims Surface Against Santa Clara County Supe Candidate Dominic Caserta

The Santa Clara Councilman has been the subject of sexual harassment claims since he began teaching high school in the early 2000s.

State Audit Reveals Startling Abuses at 4Cs, Silicon Valley’s Largest Child Care Nonprofit

A scathing new report found that 4Cs child care nonprofit mismanaged state grants and caused undue financial hardship for countless families.

Nonprofit Officials Accused of Harassing, Silencing Parents

The federal Office of Early Head Start is investigating claims of harassment at the Community Child Care Council of Santa Clara County.

Campaign to Recall Judge in Stanford Sexual Assault Case Morphs into a Culture War

The #MeToo ethos fuels the effort to oust Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky from the bench in an unprecedented recall election.

Facebook Fights Fakery by Burying Real Reporting

For years, media outlets desperately chased the clicks promised by Facebook; now the social media giant threatens to destroy them.