Mayor Liccardo Announces 2016 Plans at State of the City Speech

The word of the day this past Saturday Overfelt High, where Mayor Sam Liccardo delivered his second State of The City speech, was “opportunity.”

San Jose Hopes to Block Release of Incoming Police Chief’s Emails

San Jose has blocked the release of hundreds of emails sent and received by Eddie Garcia, who will become interim police chief in January. San Jose Inside has appealed this decision and will make arguments to release these messages at this week’s Rules and Open Government Committee meeting.

Steve Westly Tells Private Group He’s Running for Governor in 2018

During a private meeting in Atherton, venture capitalist and former state controller Steve Westly told a few dozen tech execs, politicos and influence peddlers that he will run for governor of California in 2018.