San Jose Unveils ‘Tiny Homes’ Prototype Ahead of Vote on Pilot Homeless Shelter Program

San Jose expects to have 80 tiny cabins built by next summer to house homeless people until they find a long-term place to stay.

Newest Addition to Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Represents Critical Swing Vote

Susan Ellenberg’s election to the Santa Clara County District 4 seat stands to shift the board to the center in the years ahead.

Milpitas Mayor Rich Tran Condemns Malicious Ad Linking Him to Communist Vietnam

A mailer painting Rich Tran as a communist backfired by drawing fierce condemnation on whoever sent the offending literature.

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.

Planned Freeway Overpass Tests San Jose’s ‘Vision Zero’ Pledge to Reduce Traffic Fatalities

San Jose’s “Vision Zero” plan to reduce traffic deaths may be incompatible with some of the city’s roadway expansions.

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.

Santa Clara County Dems Censure Local Candidate Over Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

A candidate for Santa Clara County supervisor was censured by the local Democratic Central Committee over a sexual harassment claim.

San Jose City Council Considers Whether to Give Mayor More Say Over Taxpayer-Funded Travel

San Jose’s City Council on Tuesday will consider a proposal by Mayor Sam Liccardo to restrict taxpayer-funded travel.