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?

Mayor, Nearly Half the Council Broke a San Jose Election Law

The sudden realization that most of San Jose’s lawmakers are law breakers is not the best way to end summer vacation. Not that they intended to end up on the wrong side of the law, of course.

Councilman Peralez Strips Down for Monday Night Live

Monday Night Live! ramped up the raunchiness with a skit that left freshman Councilman Raul Peralez drenched and shirtless.

Commission Poised to Dismiss Complaints against Manh Nguyen

An independent evaluator has recommended dismissing complaints against Manh Nguyen, who’s running against Tim Orozco for San Jose’s District 4 council seat.