Spouse of South Bay Schools Trustee Darcie Green Tells Cops She Tried to Run Him Over

SCCOE trustee Darcie Green’s romance with a convicted abuser ended on a regrettable, unsurprisingly violent note.

Eric Bauman Resigns as Cal Democratic Party Chair Amid Sexual Misconduct Inquiry

California’s top Democratic Party official stepped down amid mounting political pressure over claims of sexual assault and harassment.

Tam Nguyen’s Lead Over Maya Esparza Narrows to Just 13 Votes in San Jose’s District 7 Race

Maya Esparza had nearly caught up to D7 incumbent Tam Nguyen by Wednesday, trailing him this afternoon by a margin of just 13 votes.

South Bay Dems On Edge After Bomb Threats Targeting Clintons, Obamas, DNC Headquarters

Local Dems are staying vigilant in response to a spate of bomb threats targeting Democratic Party officials throughout the country.

Election 2018: San Jose Councilman Battles SJUSD Trustee for County’s D4 Seat

The race for county supervisor pits a trustee of the South Bay’s largest school district against a councilman of Silicon Valley’s largest city.

Election 2018: Diverse Field of Candidates Vie for San Jose Unified’s Area 2 Trustee Seat

Voters on Election Day will have a field of contrasting experiences to choose from among the four contenders for SJUSD’s Area 2.

Dominic Caserta in Free Fall as Key Endorsers Back Out Amid Sexual Harassment Claims

Dominic Caserta has been losing key endorsements in his bid for Santa Clara County supervisor after new allegations surfaced this week.

Santa Clara County Dems Censure Local Candidate Over Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

A candidate for Santa Clara County supervisor was censured by the local Democratic Central Committee over a sexual harassment claim.

Santa Clara Co. Sheriff Demands Full Retraction, Skips Mercury News’ Endorsement Interview

Sheriff Smith making herself inaccessible to reporters comes amid criticism that she’s also disengaged from constituents.

Did Two Politically Connected Developers Get a Pass on VTA Project’s Key Requirement?

Ties between developers and the VTA board suggest that political favors tainted bidding for a mixed-use project by the Tamien station.