San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo celebrated two wins in one night—his re-election and a successful campaign against “greedy billionaires.”
A petition that has gathered 500-plus signatures is asking city leaders to name a street after President Barack Obama.
Pat Dando, the former vice mayor of San Jose and CEO of the South Bay chamber, leaves a legacy of championing local businesses and Almaden.
Unequivocally, Tom Alessandri was one of those special educators America should hold in the highest esteem.
A recent column in the Mercury News listed the best and worst local decisions in the last 50 years. Here’s a few more to add to the pile.
Rep. Mike Honda (D-San Jose) is under fire after his legislative staff became a runaway train, transforming itself into a campaign squadron to fend off a 2014 election challenge by Ro Khanna.
Documents released Thursday suggest Rep. Mike Honda’s office viewed official business as a commodity to be sold in exchange for campaign support. We combed through the documents to pull out the biggest findings.
A curious cultural taboo has been openly flouted over the last two decades in San Jose, and it seems one local institution could soon double down.
San Jose Mayor-elect Sam Liccardo announced that an eight-person transition team will help him “identify key initiatives to focus on” during his first term. It appears Carl Guardino, his close friend and CEO of Silicon Valley Leadership Group, will have the loudest voice in the room.
The votes have been counted—most of them anyway—and it’s time to reflect on all that went into the 2014 Midterm elections. But before we do that, here’s a collection of photos from the night that was make or break for local politicos.