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Carr Announces Run for Mayor Of Morgan Hill

Larry Carr, a former longtime elected official who served on the city council for 20 years, announced he is running for Mayor of Morgan Hill in the Nov. 8 election.

(June 29, 2022) → Read the full Morgan Hill Times report
Former President Clinton Speaks at San Jose Service for Norm Mineta

Norm Mineta, former U.S. secretary of transportation and San Jose’s first Asian American mayor, is being laid to rest in his hometown. Family, friends and colleagues shared memories, anecdotes and stories at a Thursday memorial at the San Jose Civic Center.

(June 16, 2022) → Read the full San Jose Spotlight report

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Providers Ready to Ramp Up Services in Wake of Ruling

As the news broke on June 24 that the Supreme Court had overturned Roe v. Wade, local healthcare activists and politicians reflected the general sentiment that reverberated across Santa Clara County: anger, sadness and shock. But in the midst of …


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Homelessness and Crime in California: Even More Complex Than You Think

The links between homelessness and crime are complex, and the idea that unhoused individuals present a danger to their community seems to be exaggerated.


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Did California Voters Send a ‘Message’ on Crime? Not So Fast!

Do California's election results in Los Angeles and San Francisco mean this blue state is flirting with turning red? That's what the national media is trying to say. But there's a lot more to the story.


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Andrew Crockett Concedes Race for Santa Clara County Assessor to Larry Stone

With 97 of the ballots processed, Stone’s tally was 67.4% to 32.5% for Crockett. Because Stone received more than 50% of the Primary Election vote, he will retain his post, avoiding a runoff vote in November.


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Primary Turnout Reaches 36%, Santa Clara County and State Races Set for November

The contests for mayor of San Jose, Santa Clara County sheriff, all four of the contested San Jose City Council races and the one contested county supervisor race will have runoff elections in November with the top two finishers.


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Zoe Lofgren Is Center Stage at Jan. 6 Committee’s Second Day of Televised Hearings

Lofgren, a member of the Jan. 6 committee, also is a member of the House Judiciary Committe and was a manager of the impeachment proceedings against former President Donald Trump.


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Why Didn’t More Californians Vote?

California mailed out more than 22 million ballots to registered voters ahead of Tuesday's primary election. But as of Friday, just 4.5 million had been counted.


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Arenas Leading in District 1 Supervisor Race

Sylvia Arenas led all candidates in the five-person race for the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors District 1 seat, early results show. As of 9pm June 7, Arenas, a San Jose city councilmember, secured nearly 30% of the votes, …


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Primary Election Turnout at 35%, Locally and across California

Elections officials estimated that approximately 349,000 votes were cast in the primary countywide, and predicted voter participation at about 35%, which is similar to turnout percentages in previous gubernatorial primary years.


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Confusion, Contradictions Swirl in Lead-Up to California Primary

First up: Erratic emails. Californians searching for information on how to cast their ballots (which you can find in CalMatters' Voter Guide) may have been baffled by a series of Monday emails from the secretary of state's [...]


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