Milpitas Mayor Eyes 2020 Run for Santa Clara County Supervisor

On the eve of his swearing-in to a second two-year term as Milpitas mayor, Rich Tran is now expanding the scope of his political ambition.

Year in Preview: 2017

San Jose Inside published its annual Year in Review list last week. Now we give you our prognostications of what’s to come in 2017.

San Jose Council Drops Steep Fee to Encourage Urban Agriculture

Urban ag advocates scored a victorywhen the San Jose City Council backed off a fee that would have left green dreams dying on the vine.

Downtown San Jose’s El Paseo Court Slated for Renovation

The owner of the El Paseo Court has asked city officials to designate the property a historic landmark so he can get a tax break to renovate it.

7 Races in Santa Clara County Headed to Automatic Recount

Sylvia Arenas finished 88 votes ahead of Jimmy Nguyen in San Jose’s D8 council race, one of six local contests that may require a recount.

With Thousands of Ballots Still Uncounted, Some South Bay Races Remain Too Close to Call

A week out from Election Day, some Santa Clara County races remain too close to call, which has prevented a few obligatory concession calls.

San Jose Debates How Soon to Phase in $15 Minimum Wage

San Jose plans to raise the minimum wage to $15, but city officials disagree about how quickly to phase it in and whether to allow exemptions.

Whirlwind Election Night Ends With Big Victories, Cliffhangers

A whirlwind election night set the stage for new beginnings as well as a few contested races that could linger into next week.

San Jose Mayor Voices Support for Native Tribes Protesting Dakota Access Pipeline

Mayor Sam Liccardo says the protest against the 1,200-mile Dakota Access pipeline highlights widespread concerns about climate change.

San Jose Looks at Ways to Bolster Disaster Preparedness

San Jose—home to the highest concentration of Fortune 500 companies in the United States—is woefully underprepared for emergencies.