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San Jose businessman says he didn’t defame embattled CEO

A feud is heating up between two businessmen with big reputations in San Jose’s Little Saigon, including David...

Heat wave highlights Silicon Valley homeless response problems

Los Gatos’ temperature hit 107 degrees as Mason, wearing a black coat and backpack, walked from his camp...

Silicon Valley mayors want fair share of $20B housing bond

A group of Silicon Valley mayors want to know how funds will be divided if voters pass a...

San Jose Sharks remain hush over negotiations with city

The San Jose Sharks are still being tight-lipped about their closed door discussion with city officials over the...

San Jose ramps up funding to enforce ‘no return zones’

San Jose is set to pay for more employees and police patrols to enforce “no return zones” for homeless...

Santa Clara asks voters to pass multimillion-dollar bond

Santa Clara voters will decide in November whether to give the city roughly $400 million for various infrastructure...

The Podlight

The future of the beloved Pruneyard Cinemas

The future of the popular Pruneyard Cinemas in Campbell, an anchor for the nearby shopping center, is at risk amid a dispute over its lease. West Valley reporter Annalise Freimarck talked to business leaders, moviegoers and local businesses to understand what's next.

Latest Opinion

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Dewan: Streamlining the teacher credentialing process

Teaching is a rewarding career. A major shift in California may make it easier for those aspiring to have a career in education to obtain a California teaching credential. Thanks to Senate Bill 153, signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on June 29 to address the teacher shortage and reduce roadblocks to the education profession, candidates in most credential programs no longer need to provide additional evidence of competence in basic skills if they hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution of higher education. Prior to SB 153, options for meeting the basic skills requirement included the...