A judge is hearing proposals for how to carve Santa Clara into as many as seven election districts to ensure fair representation for minorities.
Santa Clara voters are under siege. Each week a new accusation of campaign impropriety crops up.
Santa Clara enacted a new lobbyist rule this year, and the first suspected violation has apparently created additional conflicts of interest.
A fresh round of campaign finance data triggered two unrelated claims about “dark money” influence in Silicon Valley politics.
Former Santa Clara Mayor Patricia Mahan, who’s again running for City Council, has been accused of failing to register as a lobbyist.
Despite taking flak for over-raising campaign money during his second run for Santa Clara City Council in 2006, Dominic Caserta is at it again.
Here it comes. The biggest, baddest sports spectacular in the United States of America. Super Bowl L—that is L as in roman numeral 50; and “L” as in “L”ove it—will be an unofficial national holiday. This is an extravaganza and event so special that it dwarfs all other sporting events. And to think it all started with one man’s vision, a letter and a personal visit.
Patricia Mahan, Santa Clara’s vice mayor after serving as mayor from 2002 through 2010, says she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. While it is unclear if Mahan’s condition will require leave from her position, she reportedly is expected to fully recover with proper treatment.