Former SCC Supervisor Susie Wilson, a Trailblazer in Silicon Valley Politics, Dies at 90

Susanne Boothe Wilson, who dedicated her life to public service, died in her San Jose home after a months-long battle with cancer.

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.

Primary Election 2018: Seven Compete for District 4 Santa Clara County Supervisor Seat

Here’s a look at who’s running for Supervisor Ken Yeager’s Santa Clara County District 4 seat and why.

LGBTQ Candidates Win Early Endorsements from BAYMEC

The Bay Area Municipal Elections Committee has announced early endorsements for three candidates running in the June primaries.

Mayoral Candidates Express Interest in Leading on Education

In front of more than 150 people Saturday at the Mexican Heritage Plaza, San Jose mayoral candidates gave their thoughts on why the next mayor has an integral role to play in leading public education efforts.

Mayor’s Race Moves to Education at Upcoming Forum

This Saturday at 10am the county Board of Education will co-sponsor a mayoral forum on public education. When you examine the list of critical issues San Jose’s next mayor will have to confront—public safety, transportation, affordable housing, libraries, etc.—nearly all relate to our children’s education.

CommUniverCity Helps Downtown Thrive

For decades, institutions of higher learning have been at the forefront of social change. San Jose State University’s CommUniverCity San Jose program is an excellent partnership between residents, the campus community and government partners like the city of San Jose and Santa Clara County.

Reed, Former San Jose Mayors Talk Shop

Norm Mineta, Janet Gray Hayes, Susan Hammer, Ron Gonzales and Reed all took part in Monday night’s installment of the Don Edwards Lecture Series at San Jose State University, and each of the current mayor’s predecessors voiced relief that never in their tenures were they forced to deal with the current mayor’s challenges. A full […]