San Jose Mayor, Water District Chair Trade Barbs in Letters about Special Meeting on Flood

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and John Varela, the local water district chair, are sparring in dueling letters about the San Jose flood disaster.

Floodgate: How the Water District and City’s Comedy of Errors Became a Local Tragedy

An inside look at how thousands of homes in San Jose were evacuated due to heavy flooding and a comedy of errors that became a tragedy.

Water District Staff Gets Testy, Defends RMC Deal that Will Cost $103 Million, Offer Little Benefit

The SCV Water District recently signed off on a $5 million deal for RMC Water and Environment, and arguments defending it have raised eyebrows.

Despite Water District Board’s Calls for Audit, RMC to Receive $5.2 Million Contract Extension

A multi-million dollar decision affecting Silicon Valley’s flood protection will almost assuredly go overlooked Tuesday night.

Former Water District CEO Beau Goldie Using Staff to Organize His Golf Course Retirement Party

Former water district CEO Beau Goldie still has staff running his errands in advance of his swank retirement party at a local golf club.

Water District: CEO Can Do What He Wants, No Paper Trail Needed

The Golden Spigot has got some brass. That’s the only way to explain the explanations coming from the Santa Clara Valley Water District.