Santa Clara County Launches Pro-Immigrant Campaign Amid Fears of ICE Crackdown

Amid panic over a potential ICE crackdown, local officials are launching a campaign to highlight the contributions of foreign-born residents.

SV411 Podcast: SCC Supervisor Dave Cortese on Trump Lawsuit, Jails, 2020 Run for State Senate

In this week’s Metro SV411 Podcast, we sit down with Dave Cortese, president of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors.

Updated: Thousands Turn Out for May Day March in San Jose

Walkouts, rallies, work closures and protests are underway for May Day, the international celebration of workers’ rights.

SJPD Criticized for Deploying Snipers at Peaceful Protest

Local activists call on San Jose police to be more transparent about when and why they deploy snipers to monitor peaceful protests.

San Jose to Host Community Forums to Build Trust in Police

San Jose will launch a campaign next month that aims to improve the relationship between local law enforcement and communities of color.

8 San Jose Finalists Named in Knight Cities Challenge

Of the 158 finalists named in the Knight Foundation’s Cities Challenge, which divvies up $5 million among winning ideas, eight are from San Jose.

Little Portugal Residents Fume over Stalled Road Work

Five weeks after contractors hit a gas line, it’s unclear when work will resume on a bus route connecting East Side to downtown.

Mayoral Candidates Express Interest in Leading on Education

In front of more than 150 people Saturday at the Mexican Heritage Plaza, San Jose mayoral candidates gave their thoughts on why the next mayor has an integral role to play in leading public education efforts.

Mayor’s Race Moves to Education at Upcoming Forum

This Saturday at 10am the county Board of Education will co-sponsor a mayoral forum on public education. When you examine the list of critical issues San Jose’s next mayor will have to confront—public safety, transportation, affordable housing, libraries, etc.—nearly all relate to our children’s education.