Netflix Bows to Saudi Censors, Pulls Episode of ‘The Patriot Act’

The Los Gatos-based streaming giant yanked an early installment in the comedy series over its criticism of the kingdom’s monarchy.

Op-Ed: Google Bought Land in Downtown San Jose—Now What?

San Jose has arrived at a fork in the road: we can either tax tech to build homes and transit, or we can recommit to a broken status quo.

Election 2018: San Jose Councilman Battles SJUSD Trustee for County’s D4 Seat

The race for county supervisor pits a trustee of the South Bay’s largest school district against a councilman of Silicon Valley’s largest city.

Silicon Valley’s Half-Cent Transit Sales Tax Clears Legal Hurdle

An appellate court has ruled that Santa Clara County’s half-cent sales tax known passed in 2016 as Measure B is legal.

Khashoggi’s Alleged Killing Reignites Criticism of San Jose Councilman’s Trip to Riyadh

Yemeni-American activists called on Councilman Johnny Khamis to reconsider his support for Saudi investment in San Jose.

Two San Jose Council Members Leave Republican Party Over Trump’s Immigration Policy

President Donald Trump’s draconian family separation policy has prompted some South Bay leaders to cut ties with the Republican Party.

Tesla Fights State Rules Linking Car Rebates to Labor Practices

Tesla opposes a state rule that would raise the standard for offering customers to qualify for a generous discount on electric cars.

San Jose Mayor Calls for Stricter Limits on City-Funded Travel

With nearly half the council on a taxpayer-funded junket, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo says it’s time to rethink the city’s travel policies.

Facebook Scandal Renews Call for Stronger Privacy Protections

The Facebook data breach has policymakers debating about how to police what’s become the most powerful industry on the planet.