Councilman Peralez Strips Down for Monday Night Live

Monday Night Live! ramped up the raunchiness with a skit that left freshman Councilman Raul Peralez drenched and shirtless.

San Jose Considers Blocking Tobacco Company Giveaways

San Jose may join dozens of other California cities in outlawing distribution of free or low-cost tobacco products.

Councilman Calls for Review of Police Communication Network

Councilman Raul Peralez wants the city to conduct a thorough review of the police department’s glitchy mobile communications network.

District 4 Special Election Forum Open to All Candidates

All candidates vying for San Jose’s District 4 council seat will have a chance to speak at a forum next Monday. Organizers originally planned to limit the panel to the top five fundraisers but opened it up to all active candidates after some pushback.

District 4 Special Election Inspires Rush for Supporters

The special election to succeed former San Jose Councilman Kansen Chu—and by extension his temporarily appointed fill-in Margie Matthews—takes greater shape next week, when candidates must file their first campaign disclosure forms for 2015. But what have they been doing in the meantime?

San Jose City Council Could Create Local Immigration Office

San Jose will consider creating its own immigration office to support residents who may qualify for deportation relief under President Obama’s newly expanded immigration policy.

Mayor, New Council Members to be Sworn in at Inauguration

An inauguration ceremony will be held Tuesday night for San Jose’s newly elected mayor, Sam Liccardo, and four incoming City Council members.