Election 2018: Close Races to Watch in Santa Clara County

A week after Election Day, voter turnout is on track to reach 60 percent while roughly 100,000 ballots remain uncounted.

Judge Upholds Restraining Order Against Alum Rock Union School Board Trustee Khanh Tran

An Alum Rock school trustee’s comments about kicking ass and lining folks up in front of a firing squad got him banned from the dais.

Alum Rock Trustee Hit With Restraining Order for Verbally Attacking Superintendent

ARUSD Superintendent Hilaria Bauer filed a stay-away order against a trustee who threatened violence against her at an Aug. 9 meeting.

Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury: Alum Rock School District’s Board Majority Should Resign

Yet another report came out that puts the troubled Alum Rock Union Elementary School District in a bad light.

Alum Rock Schools Chief Spared the Axe; Trustees Partially Cut Ties With Shady Contractor

Reform advocates in Alum Rock Union Elementary School District celebrated some major victories Tuesday.

Did Alum Rock Board President Esau Herrera Play Hooky to Attend a Luis Miguel Concert?

Alum Rock Union board president Esau Herrera reportedly skipped an important meeting last week to watch the Mexican pop sensation.

Out + Smart in Silicon Valley: The New Faces of Gay Politics as the Breakthrough Generation Retires

Will quiet bias keep LGBTQ candidates out of office, or has shifting consciousness made the South Bay a safe place to run a gay campaign?

District-Wide Walkout Planned to Protest Alum Rock School Board

Parents frustrated by the Alum Rock Union Elementary School District’s dysfunctional leadership are planning a walkout later this week.

New Issues Arise in Alum Rock School District’s Bond Oversight

A citizen watchdog says he found evidence of even more dysfunction in the Alum Rock Union Elementary School District.

Alum Rock School Board Trustee Andrés Quintero Accuses Colleague Khanh Tran of Slander

Alum Rock Union School District trustee Khanh Tran’s war of words has prompted his colleague Andrés Qunitero to threaten legal action.