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.

San Jose Denounces ‘Public Charge’ Rule for Immigrants

City officials plan to formally oppose a federal policy that could hurt thousands of San Jose’s foreign-born residents.

San Jose Council Candidate Pam Foley Condemns SVO’s Attacks on D9 Opponent Kalen Gallagher

A San Jose council candidate has denounced a political action committee’s attacks on her opponent as “horrible” and “ridiculous.”

SJ City Council Poised to Launch ‘Safe Parking’ for the Homeless

After years of planning and false starts, San Jose is finally poised to launch a “safe parking” initiative for people living out of their cars.

SJ Councilors Carrasco, Arenas Want to Speed Up Timeline for Slashing Car Impound Fees

Two of San Jose’s elected officials want the city to reduce its vehicle impound fees as soon as possible.

San Jose Councilman Don Rocha Misses Vote on Signature Policy

Councilman Don Rocha stunned allies and adversaries alike when he skipped a vote Tuesday on a proposal to study commercial impact fees.

San Jose’s ‘Hope Village’ Camp Forced to Relocate; Search Continues for Alternate Site

Though its future remains uncertain, Hope Village accomplished what no local elected leader has had the political will or vision pull off.

SVO Uninvites San Jose Vice Mayor From Seattle Trip to Make Room for Mayor Sam Liccardo

Sam Liccardo almost had to stay home from a business delegation to Seattle—until the SVO, invoking Beyoncé, gave him an out.

San Jose Council Whiles Away July Recess Traveling, Reading—and Still Doing Some Work

A couple San Jose City Council members took advantage of the July recess to jet out of town—and some out of the country altogether.

Two San Jose Council Members Leave Republican Party Over Trump’s Immigration Policy

President Donald Trump’s draconian family separation policy has prompted some South Bay leaders to cut ties with the Republican Party.