Pam Foley Headed for Victory in San Jose’s District 9 Race

In the race for San Jose’s only open council seat, D9, real estate broker Pam Foley pulled ahead of Kalen Gallagher by 945 votes.

San Jose Denounces ‘Public Charge’ Rule for Immigrants

City officials plan to formally oppose a federal policy that could hurt thousands of San Jose’s foreign-born residents.

San Jose Council Candidate Pam Foley Condemns SVO’s Attacks on D9 Opponent Kalen Gallagher

A San Jose council candidate has denounced a political action committee’s attacks on her opponent as “horrible” and “ridiculous.”

SJ City Council Poised to Launch ‘Safe Parking’ for the Homeless

After years of planning and false starts, San Jose is finally poised to launch a “safe parking” initiative for people living out of their cars.

San Jose May Move Mayoral Races to Presidential Election Years to Boost Voter Turnout

Sam Liccardo would hold his seat for another two years if the city moves its mayoral races to coincide with presidential elections.

SJ Councilors Carrasco, Arenas Want to Speed Up Timeline for Slashing Car Impound Fees

Two of San Jose’s elected officials want the city to reduce its vehicle impound fees as soon as possible.

San Jose Councilman Don Rocha Misses Vote on Signature Policy

Councilman Don Rocha stunned allies and adversaries alike when he skipped a vote Tuesday on a proposal to study commercial impact fees.

Op-Ed: San Jose’s Library Fine Amnesty Policy Highlights the Importance of Civic Engagement

Serving on a public commission provides a means of implementing important policy changes, such as eliminating library fines.

San Jose Council Whiles Away July Recess Traveling, Reading—and Still Doing Some Work

A couple San Jose City Council members took advantage of the July recess to jet out of town—and some out of the country altogether.

San Jose City Council Weighs Mayor’s 2018-19 Spending Plan

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo’s revised 2018-19 spending plan includes investments in police, blight cleanup and affordable housing.