Op-Ed: Google Bought Land in Downtown San Jose—Now What?

San Jose has arrived at a fork in the road: we can either tax tech to build homes and transit, or we can recommit to a broken status quo.

Santa Clara County Officials Spar Over Who Should Influence Billions of Dollars in Tax Appeals

What would’ve been a routine nomination erupted into a political brawl between county Assessor Larry Stone and Supervisor Dave Cortese.

Santa Clara County Takes Stand Supporting Net Neutrality

With only a few days left to weigh in on the government’s plan to kill net neutrality, Santa Clara County took a stand to protect an open internet.

Google Unveils Plan to Set Up Shop in Central San Jose—Will Downtown Ever Be the Same?

The proposed Diridon Station Googleplex has San Jose officials seeing dollar signs while local businesses, residents suspect the end is nigh.

Car and Driverless: Rollout of Autonomous Vehicles Presents Exciting, Existential Questions

Driverless cars have the ability to ease traffic, save lives and reduce pollution—but, of course, they come with a catch.

Campaign Records Provide a Glimpse of Silicon Valley’s Political Landscape

Santa Clara County is one of just 17 in California that offer campaign finance records in easily analyzed online forms. Here’s what they show.