South Bay Dems On Edge After Bomb Threats Targeting Clintons, Obamas, DNC Headquarters

Local Dems are staying vigilant in response to a spate of bomb threats targeting Democratic Party officials throughout the country.

How Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s Washington Virtues Became California Vulnerabilities

The very qualities that lead some in California in to eye Feinstein as vulnerable are viewed by many in Washington as assets.

Santa Clara County Has Record Turnout for 2016 Presidential Election: Registrar of Voters

Last year’s presidential election set a record for the most ballots cast in Santa Clara County history, according to a new report.

Stanford Law Fellow Pens Book on Nation’s Triumphant Paradox: American Exceptionalism

Mugambi Jouet’s new book examines how the growing dark side of “American exceptionalism” has driven the polarization of U.S. politics.

Jim Brown Gets Applause for Jewish Stereotype at SJSU Event

In suggesting that African Americans shouldn’t be “pigeon-holed” to stereotypes, football legend Jim Brown trotted out another stereotype.

San Jose State Creates Institute on Sports, Social Change

Sports legends convened at an SJSU event to announce a new institute that will focus on the intersection of sports, race and social change.

‘We Can’t Be Quiet on This One’: Silicon Valley Women on Why They’re Marching against Trump

The day after Donald Trump is sworn in, Silicon Valley women will join an expected 200,000 protesters at the Women’s March on Washington D.C.

Assemblyman Evan Low Leads Push to Abolish Electoral College

A coalition of California legislators, led by Campbell Assemblyman Evan Low, introduced a resolution that aims to abolish the Electoral College.

Water District Staff Gets Testy, Defends RMC Deal that Will Cost $103 Million, Offer Little Benefit

The SCV Water District recently signed off on a $5 million deal for RMC Water and Environment, and arguments defending it have raised eyebrows.