San Jose Council Whiles Away July Recess Traveling, Reading—and Still Doing Some Work

A couple San Jose City Council members took advantage of the July recess to jet out of town—and some out of the country altogether.

Monday Night Live! Celebrates 25 Years of Sketch Comedy with SJ Mayor Sam Liccardo as Host

San Jose Stage Company’s Monday Night Live! is back again, celebrating its 25th year of political satire with Mayor Sam Liccardo as host.

San Jose City Council Weighs Mayor’s 2018-19 Spending Plan

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo’s revised 2018-19 spending plan includes investments in police, blight cleanup and affordable housing.

Pam Foley to Face Kalen Gallagher This Fall in San Jose’s District 9

Come November, D9 voters will have their pick between a young independent in Kalen Gallagher or business-friendly schools trustee in Pam Foley. 

June Primary 2018: Elections to Watch in Santa Clara County

California’s long-awaited primary comes Tuesday, which means it’s down to the wire for a number of hotly contested South Bay races.

Builders Want San Jose to Delay Affordable Housing Fee by a Year

Developers want the city to postpone an affordable housing fee, which charges builders $25 per square foot of new construction.

Study: Growing Construction Costs May Hinder New Housing Development in San Jose

A new study suggests that rising construction costs may hinder housing development in San Jose, which already faces an affordability crisis.

Op-Ed: Local Agencies Ask Public to Help Design Berryessa-BART Urban Village, N. 13th St. Corridor

AARP, the city of San Jose and VTA host a design charrette for the Berryessa-BART urban village and North 13th Street business corridor.

San Jose City Council Considers Whether to Give Mayor More Say Over Taxpayer-Funded Travel

San Jose’s City Council on Tuesday will consider a proposal by Mayor Sam Liccardo to restrict taxpayer-funded travel.