Milpitas Mayor Eyes 2020 Run for Santa Clara County Supervisor

On the eve of his swearing-in to a second two-year term as Milpitas mayor, Rich Tran is now expanding the scope of his political ambition.

LAFCO Denies Annexation for South County Catholic School

Morgan Hill officials say the city has no new plans in place following the latest annexation denial, which suspends the project indefinitely.

Santa Clara County Officials Spar Over Who Should Influence Billions of Dollars in Tax Appeals

What would’ve been a routine nomination erupted into a political brawl between county Assessor Larry Stone and Supervisor Dave Cortese.

Election 2018: San Jose Councilman Battles SJUSD Trustee for County’s D4 Seat

The race for county supervisor pits a trustee of the South Bay’s largest school district against a councilman of Silicon Valley’s largest city.

Santa Clara County Considers Permanent Prohibition on Pot

While San Jose rakes in $10 million-plus a year in tax revenue from cannabis, Santa Clara County is leaning toward prohibition.

Top Two Sheriff’s Candidates Make Their Case to Voters

Sheriff candidates Laurie Smith and John Hirokawa sat down for no-holds-barred interviews to make their case for the June 5 primary.

Cash Continues Pouring into Santa Clara County Races

All but one of the candidates vying for county Supervisor Ken Yeager’s seat have surpassed the quarter-million dollar fundraising mark.

Santa Clara County Considers Using Artificial Intelligence to Improve Disaster Response

Santa Clara County, which plays a key role in regional disaster response, is mulling the idea of using AI to brace for future emergencies.

Ken Yeager’s Departure from County Board of Supervisors Could Shift Balance of Power

Ken Yeager’s impending departure from the county Board of Supervisors has created a fascinating dynamic that could shift the balance of power.

Supervisor Dave Cortese to Deliver State of the County Address for 3rd Straight Year

Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese will share his vision for the coming year at the State of the County address Tuesday.