Author: Devin Collins (Devin Collins)

San Jose moves one step closer to its own Barack Obama Boulevard

After nearly three years of petitioning, San Jose leaders have finally selected a location for Barack Obama Boulevard. In an application filed with the Planning Department, a group of residents and organizers called the Barack Obama Boulevard Committee proposed renaming Bird Avenue, Autumn Street and Montgomery Street between Highway 280 and West Saint John Street...

Santa Clara County permanent supportive housing project sees success

Santa Clara County may have just gotten one step closer to solving chronic homelessness. According to a recent study by the UCSF Benioff Housing and Homeless Initiative, permanent supportive housing has been successful in housing the county’s most impaired and desperate homeless individuals, including frequent users of emergency medical and psychiatric services and jails. Researchers...

Political panel files court action against Santa Clara County education trustee

The Fair Political Practices Commission is taking longtime education trustee Anna Song to court. Just one day before the general election, the state’s political watchdog announced it filed a complaint with the Santa Clara County Superior Court against Song and her campaign for failing to file required campaign finance statements for her Santa Clara County...

Santa Clara County supervisor race heats up with call for tax returns

Santa Clara County supervisorial candidate Otto Lee loaned his own campaign a staggering $460,000. Now his rival Kansen Chu wants to know if that money is clean. In a recent Facebook post, Chu demanded Lee disclose his income taxes and posted photos of his own 2019 federal tax returns. Chu, an assemblymember, challenged the the former...

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