Jana Kadah

Jana Kadah is an award-winning bilingual journalist and photojournalist covering San Jose City Hall.

Kadah, who grew up, studied and worked in San Jose, has a deep understanding and love for her city. She seeks to translate that into meaningful stories that keep the community informed and hold powerful leaders and institutions to account.

She has experience reporting on breaking news, local government, evictions/homelessness, social movements and everything in between while racking the muck as Bay City News’ South Bay Reporter. Before that, she reported on the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Greece, Italy and Germany while getting her undergraduate degrees in political science and journalism at San Jose State University.

Silicon Valley officials shut down their Twitter accounts

Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen recently deactivated his office’s Twitter account, but he isn’t the first South Bay politico to leave the social media site—and he likely isn’t the last. Rosen deactivated the DA’s official Twitter account earlier this week, noting the recent takeover by billionaire and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has resulted...

UPDATE: San Jose council to appoint two members amid backlash

Cheers, boos, middle fingers and the banging of a gavel filled the San Jose City Council chambers on Monday night as officials decided how to fill two vacancies. After five hours of heated public comment from more than 500 people, councilmembers voted 7-4 late Monday to fill the vacancies through an appointment process by the...