Two San Jose Council Members Leave Republican Party Over Trump’s Immigration Policy

President Donald Trump’s draconian family separation policy has prompted some South Bay leaders to cut ties with the Republican Party.

Monday Night Live! Celebrates 25 Years of Sketch Comedy with SJ Mayor Sam Liccardo as Host

San Jose Stage Company’s Monday Night Live! is back again, celebrating its 25th year of political satire with Mayor Sam Liccardo as host.

San Jose City Council Weighs Mayor’s 2018-19 Spending Plan

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo’s revised 2018-19 spending plan includes investments in police, blight cleanup and affordable housing.

Pam Foley to Face Kalen Gallagher This Fall in San Jose’s District 9

Come November, D9 voters will have their pick between a young independent in Kalen Gallagher or business-friendly schools trustee in Pam Foley. 

June Primary 2018: Meet the Candidates Running for San Jose’s Only Open Council Seat

A crowded field of six candidates has emerged in the June primary race for San Jose’s District 9 council seat.

Builders Want San Jose to Delay Affordable Housing Fee by a Year

Developers want the city to postpone an affordable housing fee, which charges builders $25 per square foot of new construction.

Critics of San Jose Vice Mayor Hire Private Eye to Investigate Carpetbagging Claim

Magdalena Carrasco’s critics contend that she lives outside her own district, and one went so far as to hire a private eye to try to prove it.

Op-Ed: Will San Jose’s City Council Give Landlords More Power or Stand Up for Tenants?

San Jose city officials will have to decide later this month whether to bolster protections for renters or weaken them to give landlords more power.

San Jose City Council Considers Whether to Give Mayor More Say Over Taxpayer-Funded Travel

San Jose’s City Council on Tuesday will consider a proposal by Mayor Sam Liccardo to restrict taxpayer-funded travel.