Sergio Jimenez, San Jose’s D2 Councilman-Elect, Sworn in Early

Councilman-elect Sergio Jimenez, who represents the Edenvale-Santa Teresa neighborhoods, starts his new job a month early and without pay.

With Thousands of Ballots Still Uncounted, Some South Bay Races Remain Too Close to Call

A week out from Election Day, some Santa Clara County races remain too close to call, which has prevented a few obligatory concession calls.

Questions Arise on ‘Dark Money’ Influence in South Bay Politics

A fresh round of campaign finance data triggered two unrelated claims about “dark money” influence in Silicon Valley politics.

Esau Herrera Joins Crowded 27th Assembly District Race

A new candidate jumped into the race to succeed Assemblywoman Nora Campos (D-San Jose), who terms out this year.

Spouse of Assembly Candidate Darcie Green in Trouble Again

Newly available court records have unearthed more legal troubles for Darcie Green’s husband, and a split has occurred in the women’s leadership organization she leads.

Spouse of Assembly Candidate Darcie Green Changes Name, Can’t Erase His Violent Past

Darcie Green’s new husband said he took his bride’s surname to honor her family, but those familiar with his record of domestic violence think that may have had something to do with it.