Pair of Bills Aimed at Clearing California’s Rape Kit Backlog Come to a Vote This Week

Two bills aimed at clearing the backlog of untested rape kits in California come to a vote this week on their respective chamber floors.

More Silicon Valley Employers Threatening Workers with Deportation, Records Show

Immigration-related workplace retaliation claims have seen a dramatic increase in Santa Clara County and the rest of the state.

Hundreds of Rape Kits Remain Untested in Santa Clara County

Justice has been delayed for an untold number of sexual assault victims in Santa Clara County, as hundreds of rape kits remain untested.

San Jose Enacts Immediate Ban on No-Cause Evictions

The decision came after four hours of heated testimony marked by jeers from landlords who called city officials thieves and communists.

San Jose Debates When to Enact Ban on No-Cause Evictions

Two weeks after voting to outlaw no-cause evictions for all tenants, San Jose’s City Council will decide when to enact the new rule.

San Jose Renters Applaud Newly Passed ‘Just Cause’ Protections, Call for Faster Implementation

Until San Jose’s “just cause” ordinance takes effect, the measure designed to protect renters puts them at greater risk of retaliation.

Assemblyman Low Riles Labor Up by Opposing Fair Schedule Bill

Evan Low has been able to cultivate an image as a phenom of the liberal left. But over the last couple years, the 32-year-old assemblyman has taken a more moderate stance on certain issues, to the chagrin of some of his earliest supporters.