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Silicon Valley Congressional District 16 re-examines uncounted ballots

Several uncounted ballots are undergoing additional review as part of the Silicon Valley congressional race recount. Jonathan Padilla,...

Federal complaint filed against San Jose congressional candidate Sam Liccardo

Silicon Valley congressional candidate Sam Liccardo is facing a complaint with the federal election commission alleging his campaign...

San Jose pastor facing child sex abuse charges can post reduced bail

A judge on Friday allowed a prominent Silicon Valley leader and former pastor to post bail at a reduced...

Downtown San Jose property owner neglects blighted building

It’s been three years since a fire raged through the Lawrence Hotel building in downtown San Jose, but...

Los Gatos eases pole requirement for developments

Los Gatos’ famous poles with orange netting and flags are a thing of the past on some development...

Santa Clara County wants state to stop trauma center closure

Santa Clara County leaders are calling on state officials to stop a for-profit hospital from closing one of...

The Podlight

Inside Cupertino’s move to misallocate housing funds

Cupertino spent more than $100,000 from a fund for low-income housing on attorneys to defend itself against housing-related lawsuits, San José Spotlight first reported. Editor Nick Preciado sits down with reporter Annalise Freimarck who broke the story to learn more.

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The exterior of Regional Medical Center in East San Jose

Editorial: State should step in to save San Jose trauma center

Four months. That’s all the time Santa Clara County officials have to try and prevent a health care crisis in its public hospital system when Regional Medical Center shuts down its trauma center. By August, the only remaining trauma centers in the county will be at Stanford University Medical Center and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (VMC). VMC will see a 70% bump in trauma patients in a public hospital system that doesn’t have the staffing or bandwidth to handle the caseload. The Board of Supervisors must take action to prevent this calamity. The culprit — who Supervisor Cindy Chavez...