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01/31/2023

The city’s shifting demographics, a continuing affordable housing shortage, endemic homelessness, a looming budget deficit and the reality of five council elections – plus another mayoral ballot – in just two years created uncertainties.

01/30/2023

The amended Senate Bill 8 was introduced following the mass shootings across the state in January. 

01/30/2023

Without additional revenue from fares, new taxes or some other source, BART is on track to run out of pandemic-era emergency relief funding by mid-2025.

01/27/2023

Reports filed with the state in the last six months showed 3,384 permanent layoffs among tech employers in Santa Clara County, and 8,765 permanent tech layoffs statewide since August.

01/27/2023

Councilmember Kamei was elected to San José City Council last  year with over 60% of the popular vote, representing District 1 in West San José.

01/26/2023

Arjun Batra led on all three ballots during the council selection process, which required a two-thirds majority to win.

01/25/2023

The Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit, which California, New York and six other states joined, was the fifth by U.S. officials against the company for anticompetitive practices since 2020.

01/24/2023

The vote came after six hours of interviews, comments and deliberations on the merits of five finalists who had been picked by the council last week. The process had been abruptly interrupted at 7pm by “an urgent adjournment to a …

01/23/2023

When a divided San Jose City Council decided in December to appoint rather than hold an election to fill two vacant seats in 2023, they pledged the process would be 'transparent.'.

01/23/2023

UC leaders continue to resist a systemwide admission guarantee similar to the Associate Degree for Transfer program that offers community college students a guaranteed spot at the 23-campus California State University system.

01/20/2023

Armed with the results of a new poll that shows overwhelming popular support for a special election to fill vacant District 8 and District 10 seats, council members next week may reconsider a plan rejected by a largely lame-duck city …

01/19/2023

The new evacuation centers will match unhoused residents with access to facilities and new supplies to accelerate their move from the streets into interim housing.

01/19/2023

Biden has previously approved Newsom’s disaster declaration request, including public and individual support for Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Luis Obispo counties.

01/19/2023

The alleged sexual assault happened when the victim attended Silver Creek High School, where she was a student of Jung. The suspect is currently a teacher at Yerba Buena High School in East San Jose.

01/19/2023

Three reporting stations in the greater Bay Area saw records: Oakland (18.33 inches); San Francisco International Airport (15.28 inches); and Stockton (10.79 inches).

01/17/2023

Premier Rugby Sevens announced Tuesday that it will expand into the region with its newest franchise, the Golden State Retrievers, to be based in San Jose. The Retrievers will host an initial tryout for potential players on Sunday at San …

01/17/2023

In 1994, a 21-year-old manager of the President Tuxedo store in the Westfield Oakridge Mall was attacked by a man when she opened for business. She

01/14/2023

Liccardo, a former city councilman, led the Bay Area city through a pandemic, a mass shooting, a homelessness crisis, a horrific flood and more.

01/12/2023

President Biden signed a law banning nearly 4 million federal employees from having TikTok on their government phones, over national security concerns. This week, New Jersey and Ohio joined at least 20 other states in restricting access to TikTok, amid …

01/12/2023

Mahan’s new committees including council members, staff and community representatives will center around key issues raised by his mayoral campaign.