South Bay Landlord Group Accused of Illegal Lobbying

An anonymous complaint accuses a landlord organization of trying to influence public policy in San Jose without registering as a lobbyist.

San Jose City Council Looks to Strengthen Lobbyist Regulations

In a bit to improve transparency, San Jose will consider increasing the frequency of its lobbying reports.

A Look at Who’s Funding San Jose Council Races, Local Measures

Political donors have spent more than $1.6 million on three San Jose ballot measures and another $822,000 on three City Council contests.

Ex-SJ Mayor Chuck Reed to Join Forces with Pot Clubs on 4/20

Chuck Reed spent half his tenure as mayor of San Jose battling pot clubs. Now he’s joining forces with collectives for 4/20.

Op-Ed: ‘Big City’ Santa Clara Needs Full-time Leadership

Santa Clara needs to come to terms with its new identity as a big city and update the way it does business.

San Jose Considers Impartial Review of Citywide Tax Measure

Two San Jose City Council members have called for an unbiased review of a citywide tax measure that was filed last week and is angling for the 2016 ballot.

Mayor, Nearly Half the Council Broke a San Jose Election Law

The sudden realization that most of San Jose’s lawmakers are law breakers is not the best way to end summer vacation. Not that they intended to end up on the wrong side of the law, of course.