Santa Clara County OK’s $123M for 1,000 New Affordable Homes

The Board of Supervisors authorized $123 million in Measure A funds for hundreds of below-market-rate housing units in six local cities.

Milpitas Mayor Eyes 2020 Run for Santa Clara County Supervisor

On the eve of his swearing-in to a second two-year term as Milpitas mayor, Rich Tran is now expanding the scope of his political ambition.

Former SCC Supervisor Susie Wilson, a Trailblazer in Silicon Valley Politics, Dies at 90

Susanne Boothe Wilson, who dedicated her life to public service, died in her San Jose home after a months-long battle with cancer.

Newest Addition to Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Represents Critical Swing Vote

Susan Ellenberg’s election to the Santa Clara County District 4 seat stands to shift the board to the center in the years ahead.

Santa Clara County Officials Spar Over Who Should Influence Billions of Dollars in Tax Appeals

What would’ve been a routine nomination erupted into a political brawl between county Assessor Larry Stone and Supervisor Dave Cortese.

Susan Ellenberg Leads in Santa Clara County Supervisor Race

Garbage haulers, cemetery operators and public safety unions spent heavily to hit Susan Ellenberg with attack mailers, to little effect.

Transgender Activists, Allies in Silicon Valley Protest Trump Policy: ‘We Will Not be Erased’

South Bay trans advocates joined a nationwide campaign protesting a Trump administration proposal to narrow the definition of gender.

San Jose’s D7 Council Incumbent Tam Nguyen Faces Familiar Challenger in Maya Esparza

The rematch between Tam Nguyen and Maya Esparza could pave the path for how the city tackles its most pressing issues in coming years.

Election 2018: San Jose Councilman Battles SJUSD Trustee for County’s D4 Seat

The race for county supervisor pits a trustee of the South Bay’s largest school district against a councilman of Silicon Valley’s largest city.