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A closer look at who paid for District 16 race recount

There’s more drama in that District 16 congressional race after that historic recount. Former San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo has been hit with a new federal elections complaint. NBC Bay Area’s Audrey Asistio spoke to Brandon Pho, of San Jose Spotlight, for some insight.

Alum Rock Unified facing school closures

Parents and teachers in east San Jose are celebrating a short lived win. Aptitud Community Academy at Goss was on the chopping block and parents took their complaints to the streets before facing the school board. Ultimately, the Alum Rock Union School Board voted to postpone closing the middle school. But, the impact of that decision? Now, more schools are at risk of closing. NBC Bay Area’s Raj Mathai spoke to Lorraine Gabbert, a reporter for the San Jose Spotlight, who was at the board meeting Thursday, for some insight on this story.

A closer look: Mold concerns at San Jose housing project

Last week, a labor union investigator first told San Jose Spotlight, then NBC Bay Area, that he found mold in one of the buildings being designed for the homeless in San Jose. NBC Bay Area’s Raj Mathai spoke to Brandon Pho, who broke the story for the San Jose Spotlight, about the findings.