California Democratic Party Chairman Eric Bauman Responds to Claims of Sexual Misconduct

The state Democratic Party took a full day to publicly address claims that its top official sexually assaulted and harassed multiple men.

San Jose Vice Mayor Magdalena Carrasco Fined for Campaign Finance Reporting Errors

San Jose’s Fair Campaign and Political Practices Commission says the vice mayor should pay $6,000 for violating several campaign laws.

Omar Torres Withdraws Challenge to 22-Year Incumbent in Santa Clara Valley Water District Race

Omar Torres has dropped his challenge to Tony Estremera for the District 6 Santa Clara Valley Water District seat.

Out + Smart in Silicon Valley: The New Faces of Gay Politics as the Breakthrough Generation Retires

Will quiet bias keep LGBTQ candidates out of office, or has shifting consciousness made the South Bay a safe place to run a gay campaign?

New Petition Calls for Resignation of Accused Embezzler, Franklin-McKinley Trustee John Lindner

A new petition is calling on Franklin-McKinley school trustee and accused felon John Lindner to resign.

Assemblywoman Nora Campos Has No Shame, Awards Brother’s Company ‘Business of the Year’

Assembylwoman Nora Campos awarded Voler Strategic Advisors the “Business of the Year.” It turns out the mysterious company employs her baby brother.

Campos Says Husband Being Kicked in the Balls Was Part of Senators’ Coordinated Attack

Assemblywoman Nora Campos accused state senators Kevin de León and Jim Beall of planning an attack on her husband, Neil Struthers. There’s only one thing that we can be certain of, and it isn’t pretty.

Nguyen Won’t Run for Supervisor Seat

Madison Nguyen has ended her soul-search over a run for George Shirakawa Jr.‘s vacant county supervisor seat, deciding she’ll focus on the 2014 mayoral race in San Jose—despite some of her colleagues prodding her to get into the special election. That leaves a field that will likely soon include Cindy Chavez.