Did Two Politically Connected Developers Get a Pass on VTA Project’s Key Requirement?

Ties between developers and the VTA board suggest that political favors tainted bidding for a mixed-use project by the Tamien station.

Can SoFA District’s Arts Scene Survive Influx of Luxury Condos?

Residents of San Jose’s SoFA District will pay top dollar to live in new high-rises, but artists and entrepreneurs worry they’ll be priced out.

Conflict of Interest? Khamis Doesn’t Vote on Own Memo

A bizarre occurrence flew under the radar at last week’s City Council meeting, as Councilmember Johnny Khamis abstained from a vote on his own memo. Why he did so just might make your head spin.

Will Durst Kills at San Jose Stage Company Benefit Performance

It was Will Durst’s kind of crowd, as most of the audience could read—or knew someone who could. It was a special addition of the annual event where local politicians poke fun at themselves and each other: Monday Night Live. Held at the San Jose Athletic Center late last month, and on a Friday night instead of the standard Monday, the San Jose Stage Company also celebrated 30 years of local theater. It was a night to remember.