To create a more responsive government, we need to ensure that the public—and not powerful moneyed interests—are financing our elections.
Adherents of a spiritual movement called the Falun Gong accuse Cisco of aiding and abetting their systematic oppression in China.
Seventeen state initiatives have made their way onto the fall ballot, including some of the most complex laws ever put to a popular vote.
San Jose is expected to nix a voluntary spending cap and change several other local election laws to match state requirements.
San Jose may strengthen civilian oversight of its police force by allowing the Independent Police Auditor to review internal investigations.
Civil rights groups castigated San Jose city leaders for approving a drone purchase without public debate over privacy concerns. They’re now asking the city to reform procedures for acquiring surveillance technology to make the process more transparent.
After losing an appeal over ballot measure language, Mayor Chuck Reed decided to drop his state pension reform campaign and delay it to 2016.