SVO Loses Members Over Response to Political Mailer

The Silicon Valley Organization drew flak for the way it responded to a campaign mailer about a candidate endorsed by its PAC.

San Jose Approves the Sale of Recreational Cannabis for 2018

San Jose’s 16 licensed pot shops can sell non-medicinal cannabis to anyone over the age of 21 starting Jan. 1.

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.

City Council Weighs Contentious Housing Project for Homeless

The city has two options for the Evans Lane site: one would house people by next summer, the other would add affordable homes in the long-term.

Drama Averted in D6: Chapman Agrees to Take Part in San Jose Council Candidate Forums

Helen Chapman took issue with the incumbent’s role in organizing a series of political forums, but she has since agreed to participate.

Leadership Group Releases Poll of San Jose Council Candidates

A new survey asks San Jose City Council candidates to weigh in on four issues: transportation, housing, education and the environment.

SJ Councilman Pierluigi Oliverio Files Papers to Challenge Rep. Mike Honda for Seat in Congress

San Jose Councilman Pierluigi Oliverio took just about everyone off guard when he filed papers last week to run for Congress against Rep. Mike Honda.