San Jose’s D7 Council Incumbent Tam Nguyen Faces Familiar Challenger in Maya Esparza

The rematch between Tam Nguyen and Maya Esparza could pave the path for how the city tackles its most pressing issues in coming years.

San Jose Councilman Don Rocha Misses Vote on Signature Policy

Councilman Don Rocha stunned allies and adversaries alike when he skipped a vote Tuesday on a proposal to study commercial impact fees.

Op-Ed: Why We Disrupted the Diridon Station Advisory Meeting

A group of residents concerned about displacement and gentrification have formed a coalition to disrupt the Google-San Jose negotiations.

Op-Ed: Will San Jose’s City Council Give Landlords More Power or Stand Up for Tenants?

San Jose city officials will have to decide later this month whether to bolster protections for renters or weaken them to give landlords more power.

Local Charities Need Volunteers, Donations for Thanksgiving Drive

To ensure that everyone can enjoy the holiday, local charities will spend the rest of the week distributing turkeys to needy families.

Nationwide ICE Raids Lead to 21 Arrests in Santa Clara County

Federal immigration agents arrested 21 people from Santa Clara County as part of a nationwide crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities.

San Jose Renters Applaud Newly Passed ‘Just Cause’ Protections, Call for Faster Implementation

Until San Jose’s “just cause” ordinance takes effect, the measure designed to protect renters puts them at greater risk of retaliation.

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.

San Jose Considers Chipping Away at Affordable Housing Fee

Just six months since an affordable housing fee went into effect in San Jose, city officials are already talking about watering it down.

Staggering Number of Cal State Students Go Hungry, Homeless

One in five California State University (CSU) students—57,000 of them—worry about hunger, according to a striking new report.