Silicon Valley’s High Rents Keep People in Toxic Relationships

The cost of living here takes more than a financial toll—it’s personal. If a relationship falls apart, there’s often nowhere else to go.

City Hall Still Observes Columbus Day, For Some Reason

Columbus Day has been called “the strangest of American holidays,” the least-liked and least-respected, a commemoration of an egomaniac who wouldn’t ask for directions and launched a centuries-long era of cultural genocide. So, why do we still celebrate it in San Jose?

Cortese Proposes Speeding Up Veterans’ Benefits Claims

As the federal government struggles to catch up to a massive backlog of pending benefit claims from ex-military men and women, Santa Clara County will consider a pilot program to expedite applications from local homeless veterans.

Nation Pays Respect on Veterans Day

Communities across the nation on Monday recognized the men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces. A ceremony for San Jose’s 95th annual Veterans Day parade was held near the SAP Center, and hours earlier the Veterans Day National Ceremony commenced at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.