Dave Cortese

The Soap Opera at City Hall: ‘As San Jose Turns’

San Jose's public safety union heads sent a sharply worded letter earlier this week to the mayor and council regarding future negotiations.

A recent San Jose Inside story uncovered the hubris exhibited at the top levels of our city’s government. The piece shatters the mythology that “professional” governance is somehow better than elected leadership. But salacious details aside, the fact remains that San Jose will remain a second-class city until we adopt a strong-mayor form of government.

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