2018: A Year in Review

In which we look back on all the strange, infuriating and preposterous things that went down in 2018 and say, “Sayonara!”

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.

Milpitas Mayor Slammed for Tone-Deaf Comments, Awkward Hugs, Offbeat Rap Performance

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 City Manager Demands $1 Million, Seeks Injunction

Milpitas City Manager Tom Williams is seeking a court order Friday to block a records release that would show his $1 million demand.

San Jose City Council Considers Updating P-Card Policies

San Jose may update its procurement card policies to keep employees in check, after a recent audit found several examples of overspending.