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Silicon Valley evictions increase after pandemic protections expire

Santa Clara County evictions have shot up over the past year, prompting local groups and governments to find...

San Jose uses AI to streamline government

San Jose is a beehive of artificial intelligence innovation, with the city continuing its integration of the technology into every day...

Silicon Valley campaign contributions expose financial loophole

Money pouring into a tight Silicon Valley congressional race is drawing attention to a loophole in campaign finance...

Silicon Valley nonprofits mismanaged federal dollars

Dozens of uncashed checks. Expenditures that were not allowed. Tardiness in submitting quarterly performance reports. These are some of...

Cupertino approves plan to end traffic deaths

There’s a car crash in Cupertino about every three days, city data shows. Officials and advocates are trying...

Silicon Valley Democrats rally around Kamala Harris after Biden drops out

President Joe Biden’s stunning decision to drop out of the presidential race Sunday has put the Bay Area’s...

The Podlight

The dysfunctional Santa Clara City Council

The dysfunction of the Santa Clara City Council is the subject of a critical grand jury report, forcing politicians to acknowledge how years of infighting and bickering have hurt residents in the Mission City. Santa Clara reporter B. Sakura Cannestra discusses the report and what's next with host Nick Preciado.

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Robinson: Joe Biden exits, Kamala Harris ascends

Democratic Party elites successfully executed a bloodless coup in getting President Joe Biden to step down as a candidate in November. We can hope the current euphoria expressed by those anointing Vice President Kamala Harris lasts long enough to get her elected. I am not here to bury our party, but to praise Joe Biden. As a longtime Biden supporter — I was with him in 1987, 2008 and a delegate to the national convention in 2020 — we have been fortunate to have a steady, guiding hand for the last four years. The chaos caused by former President Donald...