Eric Bauman Resigns as Cal Democratic Party Chair Amid Sexual Misconduct Inquiry

California’s top Democratic Party official stepped down amid mounting political pressure over claims of sexual assault and harassment.

BREAKING: California Dem Party Chair Eric Bauman Accused of Sexual Assault, Harassment

California Democratic Party Chair Eric Bauman’s third-in-command is calling for his ouster over claims that he sexually assaulted people.

Public Agencies’ Secret Sexual Harassment Settlements Cost South Bay Taxpayers Millions

While state agencies have undergone a reckoning over sexual harassment, local governments have largely escaped scrutiny—until now.

Campbell Schools Trustee Matthew Dean Vows to Make Amends for Offensive Remarks

A South Bay schools trustee who came under fire for glibly denying the realities of discrimination said he’d rather redeem himself than resign.

Campbell Schools Trustee Matthew Dean Apologizes for Inflammatory Remarks

Matthew Dean apologized in an uncharacteristically tame email, but only after doubling down on his inflammatory hot-takes in a phone call.

Santa Clara County Dems Censure Local Candidate Over Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

A candidate for Santa Clara County supervisor was censured by the local Democratic Central Committee over a sexual harassment claim.

Silicon Valley Community Foundation Hires 2nd Law Firm to Investigate ‘Toxic’ Workplace

An investigation into sexual harassment at the Silicon Valley Community Foundation has expanded to address “a larger culture issue.”

San Jose Police Grapple with Steep Rise in Rape Reports

SJPD has seen an increase in sexual assault reports. But they aren’t sure whether rapes are rising, or whether more victims are speaking up.