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.

Google Poised to Strike $111 Million Land Deal with San Jose

It will take years before the tech company realizes its vision for the city’s core. But a key vote this week lays the groundwork.

San Jose Unveils Land-Purchase Agreement for Google’s Planned Transit Village in Downtown

San Jose reached a milestone in its land negotiations with Google, releasing a purchase agreement that comes up for a vote next month.

Lawsuit Targets Secrecy Agreements Linked to Google’s Planned San Jose Campus

A new lawsuit filed against San Jose claims city officials signed illegal NDAs at Google’s behest to secure a $67 million land deal.

Milpitas Ordered to Pay Legal Fees in Public Records Suit

The First Amendment Coalition has been awarded $100,000 in attorneys’ fees in its successful public records lawsuit against Milpitas.

Newly Released Records Detail Misconduct by Former Milpitas City Manager Tom Williams

The former manager billed taxpayers for his own legal fees and then tried to cover his tracks, according to a newly released report.

Milpitas Official Who Resigned Amid Controversy Lands Interim Job as Millbrae City Manager

Tom Williams, who resigned amid controversy as city manager of Milpitas, found a new job as chief administrator in his hometown of Millbrae.

Judge Weighs Public’s Right to Know vs. Ex-Milpitas Official’s Privacy in ‘Reverse CPRA’ Case

A Santa Clara County judge heard oral arguments from both sides on Monday and is expected to issue a ruling in the case within 90 days.

Santa Clara County Courts Put Own Interests over the Public’s with No-Photo Policy for Records

Obtaining court documents in Santa Clara County requires the public to pay 50 cents per page copied—the reason isn’t just money or privacy.