After years on the defensive, the Milpitas mayor is flexing his political muscles, threatening to make good on a threat to oust a political foe.
A week after Election Day, voter turnout is on track to reach 60 percent while roughly 100,000 ballots remain uncounted.
Rich Tran came under fire this week after the city of Milpitas released a report detailing claims of inappropriate conduct by the young mayor.
Milpitas fast-tracked the firing of City Attorney Mike Ogaz, laying the groundwork to completely outsource legal counsel.
In a 3-2 vote last week, Milpitas City Council ousted longtime City Attorney Mike Ogaz and his entire staff in a move to outsource his replacement.