A judge’s order to split Santa Clara into six election districts could undermine Mayor Lisa Gillmor’s majority bloc on the City Council.
A judge is hearing proposals for how to carve Santa Clara into as many as seven election districts to ensure fair representation for minorities.
Dominic Caserta has resigned from elected office and pulled out of the county supervisor race amid mounting allegations of sexual misconduct.
Santa Clara Weekly failed to disclose to readers that its editorial staff runs a nonprofit that gets money from electeds and special interests.
Santa Clara gave Julio Fuentes a long-expected nudge off the dock last week, accelerating the city manager’s exit by more than two months.
The civil grand jury has been quietly investigating the stadium authority for Levi’s Stadium, home to the San Francisco 49ers and Super Bowl 50, while billionaire developers play chess for Santa Clara’s future.
A recent trip to review records at Santa Clara’s City Hall led to Fly crashing a governance committee meeting.
Just days before Pat Kolstad won re-election to the Santa Clara City Council last fall, he used campaign funds to enter a raffle put on by the nonprofit Mission City Community Fund. Just about everything since then has gone wrong.
The city of Santa Clara’s success is largely due to its political leadership. Elected leaders in Cupertino, on the other hand, have been an embarrassment, and none of those incumbents should be allowed to return to office.