A dozen current and former city of Milpitas employees say that City Manager Tom Williams has created a hostile work environment that’s led to unprecedented turnover of department heads. The long-simmering tension could now lead to the removal of the city attorney.
Failed Milpitas council candidate and patent attorney Rajeev Madnawat freaked people out in October when he threatened to leave an outgoing councilman “lifeless” and embarked on a social media rampage. But it appears Milpitas Mayor Jose Esteves is willing to look past all of that.
A discussion over corporate influence in Milpitas politics took a dark turn last week when Rajeev Madnawat, a candidate for City Council, lobbed a thinly veiled death threat against termed-out Councilman Armando Gomez.
Joseph D. McNamara served as San Jose’s police chief from 1976-91. He was a smart and courageous leader who brought national and international prominence to San Jose, introducing the city to the best practices in law enforcement.