Deanna Santana, the South Bay’s most prolific public mercenary, is taking her talents to Santa Clara.
The U.S. Supreme Court killed San Jose’s hope of luring the Oakland A’s, rejecting the city’s antitrust claim against Major League Baseball.
Magdalena Carrasco’s sponsored trip last fall to New York City constitutes a violation of state law and will force her to sit on the sidelines for some of this year’s most important City Council votes.
A week after a federal appellate court rejected San Jose’s lawsuit challenging Major League Baseball’s exemption from antitrust laws, the City Council voted to appeal the case to the highest court.
MLB’s Bud Selig admitted the committee he formed to study the Athletic’s relocation to San Jose was an all-around bust.
Five years since signing a lease agreement with the hope of relocating the Oakland A’s to a new ballpark in downtown San Jose, the City Council is poised to renew the land-holding deal for another seven years. Still, prospects of the team moving 40 miles south remain uncertain.
In a deal reached Thursday with the Oakland Athletics, San Jose just bought more time to try wooing the team to a new ballpark in downtown.
An old yellow cottage in Delmas Park has become a point of contention in a heated debate about the future of downtown San Jose. That and more will be discussed at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
San Jose Inside editor Josh Koehn sat down for a interview last week with San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed. In the first part of their conversation, the two discuss the city’s controversial pension reforms, the depleted police ranks, the current mayor’s race, San Jose’s lawsuit with Major League Baseball and Reed’s insistence that he’s not a closet Republican.
Oakland’s City Council modified a lease deal to keep the A’s in the East Bay for another decade, which makes relocating—to San Jose or elsewhere—a no-go for the time being.