San Jose Mayor Coasts to Re-Election; Evergreen Housing Developers Slide Toward Defeat

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo celebrated two wins in one night—his re-election and a successful campaign against “greedy billionaires.”

Op-Ed: Vote No on B, Yes on C To Protect the Environment

Remember: Measure B is for Billionaires, Measure C is for Community. Vote No on B and Yes on C when you vote in the June primary.

San Jose Debates Whether to Submit Rebuttal Arguments to Evergreen Housing Measure

San Jose’s City Council will vote this week on whether to include rebuttal arguments on the ballot for the Evergreen homes initiative.

San Jose City Council to Hear Update on Controversial Senior Housing Initiative

The San Jose City Council on Tuesday will discuss controversial June ballot initiative to build senior homes in the east hills.

The Year in Preview: Important Local Issues to Watch in 2018

There’s no telling the future, but here we give you some cursory predictions about a handful of local issues.

San Jose Mayor Plays Favorites between Billionaire Developers

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo has blasted a proposal for a senior home development in the Evergreen foothills, calling it a gated community for the affluent. This came after the mayor failed to convince billionaire Carl Berg to sell the property to a Chinese investor.

San Jose Prepares for War with Wealthy Developers on Evergreen Senior Housing Ballot Measure

Real estate billionaire Carl Berg and deep-pocketed developer Chop Keenan are squaring off with San Jose on a senior housing development.