Mayor Sam Liccardo beat his own record for the opening campaign fundraising period of his 2018 re-election bid.
Real estate billionaire Carl Berg and deep-pocketed developer Chop Keenan are squaring off with San Jose on a senior housing development.
San Jose adopted new rules this week that require lobbyists to file reports more often, but with fewer accountability measures in place.
In a bit to improve transparency, San Jose will consider increasing the frequency of its lobbying reports.
A recent column in the Mercury News listed the best and worst local decisions in the last 50 years. Here’s a few more to add to the pile.
Until San Jose’s “just cause” ordinance takes effect, the measure designed to protect renters puts them at greater risk of retaliation.
Faced with a science-averse president-elect, local communities have no choice but to fend for themselves in the fight against climate change.
Political donors have spent more than $1.6 million on three San Jose ballot measures and another $822,000 on three City Council contests.
Council candidate Steve Brown crashed a press conference convened to denounce his views on discrimination against the LGBTQ community.
Jokes in the 23rd installment of San Jose’s annual political sketch-fest, Monday Night Live!, aimed squarely below the belt.