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.

Tam Nguyen’s Lead Over Maya Esparza Narrows to Just 13 Votes in San Jose’s District 7 Race

Maya Esparza had nearly caught up to D7 incumbent Tam Nguyen by Wednesday, trailing him this afternoon by a margin of just 13 votes.

Susan Ellenberg Leads in Santa Clara County Supervisor Race

Garbage haulers, cemetery operators and public safety unions spent heavily to hit Susan Ellenberg with attack mailers, to little effect.

Milpitas Mayor Rich Tran Condemns Malicious Ad Linking Him to Communist Vietnam

A mailer painting Rich Tran as a communist backfired by drawing fierce condemnation on whoever sent the offending literature.

San Jose Considers $2.9 Million Tax Break for Post Street Towers

A residential high-rise being proposed in downtown San Jose is vying for a few million bucks in city subsidies.

Campbell School Board Candidate Invites Outrage for Controversial Views on Guns, Welfare, Islam

Robert Varich has drawn criticism from fellow candidates for his controversial views on, among other things, arming teachers with guns.

San Jose Talks Climate Change, Surveillance, Litter and Pensions at Tuesday’s Council Meeting

Since launching its climate action plan, San Jose has created its own clean energy system and won a $2.5 million Bloomberg grant.

San Jose’s D7 Council Incumbent Tam Nguyen Faces Familiar Challenger in Maya Esparza

The rematch between Tam Nguyen and Maya Esparza could pave the path for how the city tackles its most pressing issues in coming years.

Election 2018: San Jose Councilman Battles SJUSD Trustee for County’s D4 Seat

The race for county supervisor pits a trustee of the South Bay’s largest school district against a councilman of Silicon Valley’s largest city.