Election 2018: Two Schools Trustees Jockey for San Jose’s District 9 City Council Seat

The race to replace termed out San Jose Councilman Don Rocha in District 9 has narrowed down to two very different choices for voters.

Op-Ed: Why We Disrupted the Diridon Station Advisory Meeting

A group of residents concerned about displacement and gentrification have formed a coalition to disrupt the Google-San Jose negotiations.

June Primary 2018: Meet the Candidates Running for San Jose’s Only Open Council Seat

A crowded field of six candidates has emerged in the June primary race for San Jose’s District 9 council seat.

Op-Ed: A David and Goliath Battle is Shaping Up in Sunnyvale Over Mobile Home Rent Stabilization

A David and Goliath battle is looming between some members of the Sunnyvale City Council over the fate of the city’s mobile home parks.

Q&A: Gavin Newsom Makes His Case for California Governor

Lieutenant Gov. Gavin Newsom swung through the South Bay to talk about education, tech, income inequality, Trump and more.

San Jose City Council to Vote on Linking Rent Hikes to Inflation

With housing costs growing far faster than wages, San Jose officials are considering whether to link rent control to the rate of inflation.

San Jose Debates When to Enact Ban on No-Cause Evictions

Two weeks after voting to outlaw no-cause evictions for all tenants, San Jose’s City Council will decide when to enact the new rule.

San Jose Renters Applaud Newly Passed ‘Just Cause’ Protections, Call for Faster Implementation

Until San Jose’s “just cause” ordinance takes effect, the measure designed to protect renters puts them at greater risk of retaliation.

San Jose City Council Considers Temporary Freeze on Rent Hikes

City leaders will consider whether to impose a temporary freeze on rent hikes or enact its new 5 percent annual rent cap sooner than planned.

Rent Control Efforts in San Jose Look at ‘Just Cause’ Evictions

Tenant rights groups want to reform San Jose rent control laws, which allow landlords to boot a tenant for any reason.