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.

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.

Filing Deadline Closes with No Formidable Challengers in San Jose’s 2018 Mayoral Race

The deadline to jump in the San Jose mayor’s race closed Friday with no realistic challengers for Sam Liccardo.

San Jose City Council Gives Tiny Homes Proposal Another Chance

After public backlash quashed plans earlier this year to build tiny cabins for the homeless in San Jose, city officials are giving it another shot.

Photo Gallery: Vice Mayor Gets Last Laugh at Monday Night Live!

Vice Mayor Magdalena Carrasco takes aim at her predecessors while rocking a Wonder Woman corset at the annual sketch show.

Vice Mayor Carrasco Emcees 24th Annual Monday Night Live

Monday Night Live! returns to San Jose Stage Company in its 24th installment next week.

San Jose Council Member Magdalena Carrasco Dismisses Criticism from Nora Campos

Nora Campos’ unorthodox political career may lead her to challenge Councilwoman Magdalena Carrasco, who is clearly not a fan.

Year in Preview: 2017

San Jose Inside published its annual Year in Review list last week. Now we give you our prognostications of what’s to come in 2017.

2016 Year in Review: A Look at the Lamest 12 Months Ever

Maybe we can start this over again? Or return it like a holiday present we didn’t need? Yes, 2016 was the gift that kept on giving.

Rising Seas, Federal Inaction and Donald Trump Turn Climate Change into a Local Issue

Faced with a science-averse president-elect, local communities have no choice but to fend for themselves in the fight against climate change.