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Election 2022: San Jose District 9 councilmember runs unopposed

San Jose Councilmember Pam Foley has spent the last three years prioritizing solutions for public safety, housing and homelessness. As she runs unopposed for the District 9 City Council seat, she hopes to build on that momentum, while also focusing on fighting blight and improving accessibility for the disabled and seniors. “These are critical issues...

How will San Jose mayor candidates improve the police department?

Almost every candidate for San Jose mayor is pledging to rebuild the city’s police department, which is still recovering from staffing losses that happened a decade ago. Their strategies are largely similar, with some differences. In recent forums, mayoral candidates Supervisor Cindy Chavez, San Jose Councilmembers Dev Davis, Matt Mahan and Raul Peralez and former...

Candidate claims Santa Clara County DA tripped him after debate

Two candidates running for Santa Clara County district attorney claim incumbent DA Jeff Rosen intentionally tripped one of them at the end of a debate—an incident Rosen says was an accident. The episode occurred last Friday at the end of the first in-person forum with all the candidates for the DA’s race hosted by Sacred Heart...

Election 2022: District 4 Santa Clara County supervisor runs unopposed

Incumbent District 4 Santa Clara County Supervisor Susan Ellenberg has spent the last three years championing issues on children, mental health, public safety reforms and economic recovery. Now she hopes to build on the momentum as she runs for reelection—unopposed. Ellenberg, 55, was first elected in 2019, defeating six other candidates to replace termed-out Supervisor Ken Yeager....

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