Landlord Accused of Erasing ‘Mural de la Raza’ Faced Similar Allegations Years Before

A landlord being sued for erasing an iconic San Jose mural settled a lawsuit years prior for removing another artist’s work.

Out + Smart in Silicon Valley: The New Faces of Gay Politics as the Breakthrough Generation Retires

Will quiet bias keep LGBTQ candidates out of office, or has shifting consciousness made the South Bay a safe place to run a gay campaign?

District-Wide Walkout Planned to Protest Alum Rock School Board

Parents frustrated by the Alum Rock Union Elementary School District’s dysfunctional leadership are planning a walkout later this week.

Knight Foundation Awards More than $1 Million in Grants to 11 Organizations in San Jose

The Knight Foundation announced Wednesday that it awarded more than $1 million in grants to 11 organizations in San Jose.

Flores Shelton Lands Alum Rock Board Post

A tip came in Monday afternoon that Andrea Flores Shelton, formerly a deputy chief of staff for Supervisor George Shirakawa, would get the nod as Alum Rock school district’s new trustee. In the end, that’s exactly what happened. Now the question is whether or not opponents of the process will gather signatures for a special election to challenge her appointment.