San Jose Dramatically Increases Sweeps of Homeless Camps

San Jose cleared homeless people out of their illegal camps this year at more than 11 times the rate it had in 2013, according to a new report.

Op-Ed: Are We Serious About Ending Homelessness—or Pushing Out Homeless People?

San Jose, a city with a million residents and 4,000 people living on the streets, no longer has a 24-hour emergency homeless.

Op-Ed: Don Rocha Deserves Your Vote for County Supervisor

An activist and housing rights advocate urges voters to elect Don Rocha as Santa Clara County supervisor.

Op-Ed: For the Elderly, Evictions Can Be a Death Sentence

Silicon Valley needs to protect aging residents from evictions, which can compromise the health and wellbeing of senior citizens.

Eviction of Elderly Couple Shows How Displacement Imperils Seniors, Disabled Tenants

Advocates for the elderly say the housing crisis imperils the health of seniors, who are harder hit than most tenants when faced with eviction.

Judge Rules in Favor of Accused ‘Slumlord,’ Tenant Who Lived in Hazardous Apartment Evicted

A renter who has been fighting eviction and accused her landlord of subjecting her to dangerous and squalid living conditions lost her case.

Every San Jose Police Shooting in 2017 Has Involved Suspects with a History of Mental Illness

San Jose police on Sunday fatally shot a man reportedly wielding an ax. The incident marks the city’s sixth officer-involved shooting of 2017.

San Jose to Hold Historic Vote on Tenant Protections, Evictions

San Jose’s City Council on Tuesday will hold a contentious debate on new ways to protect tenants and hold landlords accountable.

Op-Ed: Consider Substance over Sisterhood at the Ballot Box

Women often feel we should support other women running for office. But a few local female candidates prove the importance of substance over sisterhood.

Op-Ed: ‘Rock the Campus’ Tour Swings through Silicon Valley in Support of Bernie Sanders

Actors Max Carver, Danny Glover and Kendrick Sampson spoke at South Bay college campuses Thursday to rally support for Bernie Sanders’ campaign.