Election 2018: Today Is Last Day for Early Voting in Midterms

Full-service satellite locations are open Monday, but closed on Election Day while 50 drop-off sites are available.

Election 2018: Diverse Field of Candidates Vie for San Jose Unified’s Area 2 Trustee Seat

Voters on Election Day will have a field of contrasting experiences to choose from among the four contenders for SJUSD’s Area 2.

As Susan Ellenberg Pursues Higher Office, Candidates Line Up to Replace Her on SJUSD Board

As Susan Ellenberg advances to the runoff in the county supervisor race, a few candidates have already lined up to fill her SJUSD seat.

South Bay Schools Continue to Prepare for the Worst in Wake of Devastating Parkland Shooting

High-profile school shootings have prompted local parents and educators to take another look at their school safety plans.

Mercury News Hit by Another Round of Layoffs, Buyouts

It was another hard week for local journalists, as several Bay Area News Group employees accepted buyouts in exchange for leaving their jobs.

San Jose Unified School District, Mayor Promise to Not Cooperate with Federal Immigration Raids

Bowing to pressure from parents, San Jose Unified School District agreed to ensure the anonymity of undocumented students.

Parents Press San Jose Unified School District on How It Will Protect Undocumented Students

President Trump’s executive orders on immigration have undocumented parents and students in San Jose’s largest school district on edge.

LGBTQ History Comes out of the Shadows, into K-12 Classrooms

Five years after Gov. Jerry Brown signed the FAIR Education Act, California’s public schools are now rolling LGBTQ history into the coursework.

June Election: Breaking Down All 5 San Jose City Council Races

San Jose voters have some big decisions to make this summer. Here is a breakdown of all five City Council seats up for grabs.