Last week Fly took a close look at the life of Manh Nguyen, a candidate for San Jose's District 4 council seat. This week Fly turned its attention on Nguyen’s opponent in the upcoming election, Tim Orozco.
Almost a month has passed since the anonymous political links blog The Daily Fetch went silent. But the site announced Tuesday it will return this week. The timing coincides neatly with the Santa Clara Valley Water District's hiring of Kerry Hillis, the blog's reported buyer.
Evan Low has been able to cultivate an image as a phenom of the liberal left. But over the last couple years, the 32-year-old assemblyman has taken a more moderate stance on certain issues, to the chagrin of some of his earliest supporters.
Assemblymember Nora Campos (D-San Jose) and her chief of staff Sailaja Rajappan deserve credit for their consistency and determination. Over the last several years, no duo in Sacramento has shown a greater commitment to making the lives of their co-workers miserable.
During a private meeting in Atherton, venture capitalist and former state controller Steve Westly told a few dozen tech execs, politicos and influence peddlers that he will run for governor of California in 2018.
Just days before Pat Kolstad won re-election to the Santa Clara City Council last fall, he used campaign funds to enter a raffle put on by the nonprofit Mission City Community Fund. Just about everything since then has gone wrong.
Magdalena Carrasco got redemption in last June’s election, when she defeated Xavier Campos in a rematch for San Jose’s East Side council seat. But now, less than three months after taking office, sources say Carrasco already has her sights set on a run for the State Assembly.