WTF is going on in the South Bay?

San Jose Councilmember Lan Diep took theoath of office Tuesday while holding a Captain America shield. PHOTO/@SanJoseD4SAN JOSEDuring some Oakland City Council meetings, several elected officials routinely wear hats and shirts representing the city's professional sports franchises. On one level it expresses their support and city pride. Conversely--and it's not pointed out enough--it also suggests they … Continue reading WTF is going on in the South Bay?

Another Wieckowski aide loses a winnable city council race

Wieckowski aide Tim Orozco lost his San JoseCity Council race Tuesday despite $232,000 insupport from the South Bay AFL-CIO.Orozco loses in San Jose; Fernandez failed in HaywardSTATE SENATE | DISTRICT 10 | Even with the pocket books of labor unions and big-name local endorsement, another of State Sen. Bob Wieckowski’s staff has failed in a … Continue reading Another Wieckowski aide loses a winnable city council race

Report: Wieckowski aide, San Jose council candidate admits to DUIs

Tim Orozco finished first in the San Jose CityCouncil primary last April.STATE SENATE | 10TH DISTRICT | Tim Orozco, an aide to State Sen. Bob Wieckowski and candidate for the open District Four San Jose City Council seat, admitted to San Jose Inside, he was twice arrested for drunk driving.During the April 7 primary, Orozco … Continue reading Report: Wieckowski aide, San Jose council candidate admits to DUIs

San Jose Sues MLB To Force Decision On A’s Move To The South Bay

The first shot in the battle for the future home of the Oakland Athletics was fired Tuesday morning. The San Jose City Council met in closed session today to approve filing a lawsuit against Major League Baseball in hopes of prying a decision from the league on the proposed move of the team to San … Continue reading San Jose Sues MLB To Force Decision On A’s Move To The South Bay

MARGINALIZED BY THEIR OWN PARTY AND LIBERAL GAY GROUPS, LOG CABIN REPUBLICANS TRUDGE ON

CAGOP CONVENTION | For gay conservatives, the Republican Party is something like, No Party For Gay Old Men. At the party’s state convention this weekend, the Log Cabin Republicans met in a small room tucked far away from the party’s more mainstream groups. But it’s a matter of perspective, for them, a tidy group ostracized … Continue reading MARGINALIZED BY THEIR OWN PARTY AND LIBERAL GAY GROUPS, LOG CABIN REPUBLICANS TRUDGE ON