Two bills aimed at clearing the backlog of untested rape kits in California come to a vote this week on their respective chamber floors.
Immigration-related workplace retaliation claims have seen a dramatic increase in Santa Clara County and the rest of the state.
Justice has been delayed for an untold number of sexual assault victims in Santa Clara County, as hundreds of rape kits remain untested.
The decision came after four hours of heated testimony marked by jeers from landlords who called city officials thieves and communists.
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.
Until San Jose’s “just cause” ordinance takes effect, the measure designed to protect renters puts them at greater risk of retaliation.
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.