Michele Dauber Pulls Out of Persky Recall Debate, Sends Colleague to Face LaDoris Cordell

Spokespeople from both sides of the debate faced off Wednesday in the first public forum on the Recall Persky campaign.

ICE ‘Mistakenly’ Allowed Into Santa Clara Co. Jails, Sheriff Says

The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office violated state and local sanctuary policies by allowing federal immigration agents to interview inmates.

Facebook Fights Fakery by Burying Real Reporting

For years, media outlets desperately chased the clicks promised by Facebook; now the social media giant threatens to destroy them.

Santa Clara County Launches Pro-Immigrant Campaign Amid Fears of ICE Crackdown

Amid panic over a potential ICE crackdown, local officials are launching a campaign to highlight the contributions of foreign-born residents.

South Bay Leaders Mourn Death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

Bay Area political leaders are mourning the loss of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, who suffered an apparent heart attack early Tuesday.

San Jose Couple Makes Big News by Snatching Up Private Street in Swanky S.F. Neighborhood

In a San Francisco enclave where mansions fetch upward of $10 million, a San Jose couple snapped up a private street for $90,000.

Records Request Targets Cellphone-Spying Technology

A computer security consultant is sparring with the city over records related to the San Jose Police Department’s use of a cellphone spying technology.

One Candidate Makes State Education Race Worth Watching

Usually, the race for California’s highest public school office lacks suspense. This year is a notable exception.