Trouble in the Agrihood: Subsidized Development Falls Behind Schedule, Over Budget

A signature development in Santa Clara that includes an urban farm and affordable housing is behind schedule and over budget.

Santa Clara Weekly, City Hall Reporter Carolyn Schuk Fail to Disclose Conflicts of Interest

Santa Clara Weekly failed to disclose to readers that its editorial staff runs a nonprofit that gets money from electeds and special interests.

2016 Year in Review: A Look at the Lamest 12 Months Ever

Maybe we can start this over again? Or return it like a holiday present we didn’t need? Yes, 2016 was the gift that kept on giving.

Questions Arise on ‘Dark Money’ Influence in South Bay Politics

A fresh round of campaign finance data triggered two unrelated claims about “dark money” influence in Silicon Valley politics.

Santa Clara Appoints Kathy Watanabe to Council; City Manager Set to Resign

In a unanimous vote, Santa Clara’s City Council appointed Kathy Watanabe to the seat vacated when Lisa Gillmor was named mayor.

Op-Ed: ‘Big City’ Santa Clara Needs Full-time Leadership

Santa Clara needs to come to terms with its new identity as a big city and update the way it does business.

Civil Grand Jury Investigates Stadium Authority for Levi’s Stadium, Site of Super Bowl 50

The civil grand jury has been quietly investigating the stadium authority for Levi’s Stadium, home to the San Francisco 49ers and Super Bowl 50, while billionaire developers play chess for Santa Clara’s future.