San Jose City Council Adopts Stronger Protections for Tenants

San Jose renters ended a five-day hunger strike Tuesday with a landmark political victory and historic expansion of tenant rights.

Water District, San Jose Mayor Form Uneasy Alliance at Meeting on February Flood Disaster

The water district took a combative tone from the start of Wednesday’s meeting to discuss how San Jose found itself underwater.

County’s Homeless Death Count More than Doubles from 2015

The number of homeless people who died in Santa Clara County this year more than doubled from 2015, according to newly released data.

Nearly 300 Share Stories on High Cost of Living in Silicon Valley

A report about the cost of living in Silicon Valley goes before the Board of Supervisors next week. Also on the agenda: a “living wage” ordinance, pro bono legal help for migrant children and a digital security program proposed by Supervisor Joe Simitian.

City Officials Accused of Creating Homeless ‘Internment Camp’

San Jose wants to clean up its largest homeless encampment and build a fence around it to prevent illegal dumping. But residents of The Jungle say they have nowhere else to go.