Initiative to Overturn Rent Control in Mountain View Fails to Qualify for November Ballot

A measure that aimed to rescind Mountain View’s voter-approved rent control has failed to qualify for the fall ballot.

Dominic Caserta Resigns From Santa Clara Council Amid Mounting Harassment Claims

Dominic Caserta has resigned from elected office and pulled out of the county supervisor race amid mounting allegations of sexual misconduct.

More Harassment Claims Surface Against Santa Clara County Supe Candidate Dominic Caserta

The Santa Clara Councilman has been the subject of sexual harassment claims since he began teaching high school in the early 2000s.

Santa Clara Co. Sheriff Demands Full Retraction, Skips Mercury News’ Endorsement Interview

Sheriff Smith making herself inaccessible to reporters comes amid criticism that she’s also disengaged from constituents.