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.

Milpitas Mayor Eyes 2020 Run for Santa Clara County Supervisor

On the eve of his swearing-in to a second two-year term as Milpitas mayor, Rich Tran is now expanding the scope of his political ambition.

San Jose Denounces ‘Public Charge’ Rule for Immigrants

City officials plan to formally oppose a federal policy that could hurt thousands of San Jose’s foreign-born residents.

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.

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.

San Jose Council Candidate Pam Foley Condemns SVO’s Attacks on D9 Opponent Kalen Gallagher

A San Jose council candidate has denounced a political action committee’s attacks on her opponent as “horrible” and “ridiculous.”

San Jose Councilman Don Rocha Misses Vote on Signature Policy

Councilman Don Rocha stunned allies and adversaries alike when he skipped a vote Tuesday on a proposal to study commercial impact fees.

SVO Uninvites San Jose Vice Mayor From Seattle Trip to Make Room for Mayor Sam Liccardo

Sam Liccardo almost had to stay home from a business delegation to Seattle—until the SVO, invoking Beyoncé, gave him an out.

San Jose Council Whiles Away July Recess Traveling, Reading—and Still Doing Some Work

A couple San Jose City Council members took advantage of the July recess to jet out of town—and some out of the country altogether.

San Jose Water Company’s Merger With Connecticut Utility Sparks Bicoastal Bidding War

A planned tie-up between San Jose Water Company and another private utility on the East Coast has morphed into a four-way merger battle.