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?

The Ro Khanna era finally begins

CONGRESS | 17TH DISTRICT | In the end, voters in the 17th Congressional District decided Rep. Mike Honda's on-going ethics investigation, in addition, to a view his tenure had morphed into general apathy, was too much to bear for another two years. The alternate ending says the South Bay's Congressmember-elect Ro Khanna made the far … Continue reading The Ro Khanna era finally begins

CA17: GOP candidate says he’s backing Trump; interested in being his delegate

Silicon Valley GOP congressional candidateRon Cohen wants to make the South Bay great, again.CONGRESS | 17TH DISTRICT | Seventeenth Congressional District Republican candidate Ron Cohen says he needs to differentiate himself from his opponents in the seven-person June primary headlined by Democrats Rep. Mike Honda and Ro Khanna.Will coming out in support of Donald Trump do … Continue reading CA17: GOP candidate says he’s backing Trump; interested in being his delegate

Honda receives support from four local mayors, including Fremont’s Harrison

CONGRESS | 17TH DISTRICT | Rep. Mike Honda rolled out a list of four South Bay mayors Monday pledging support for his campaign in next year’s intraparty rematch with Ro Khanna in the Seventeenth Congressional District.The endorsements cover cities representing a sizable portion of the South Bay and Alameda County congressional district. They include Fremont … Continue reading Honda receives support from four local mayors, including Fremont’s Harrison

SD10 PREVIEW: An Easy Dem Win Today, With Hints of a GOP Revival Later

Democrat Bob Wieckowski and Republican Peter Kuo.MEET THE CANDIDATES After serving two terms in the State Assembly’s 25th District, Bob Wieckowski is looking to take the next step to the upper house of the Legislature. The 10th District’s latest boundaries followed redistricting that eliminated State Sen. Ellen Corbett’s seat following her being termed out this year. … Continue reading SD10 PREVIEW: An Easy Dem Win Today, With Hints of a GOP Revival Later

Khanna, Honda Follow Tech Titan’s Call For NSA Reforms

CONGRESS | 17TH DISTRICT | Some of Silicon Valley’s biggest names are becoming increasingly concerned over the breadth of the federal government’s reach into the consumer data that companies, like Apple, Google and Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, LinkedIn and AOL collect. On Monday, the tech giants sent a letter to President Obama and Congress urging for surveillance … Continue reading Khanna, Honda Follow Tech Titan’s Call For NSA Reforms

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

A Notable Absence From List Of Honda Supporters Only Important If Khanna Wants South Bay Conservatives

CD17: Ro Khanna, Rep. Mike HondaCONGRESS 17 | “Almost every Democrat in delegation gets behind Mike Honda,” said a headline in Roll Call, the congressional newspaper and Web site. The most intriguing word in that sentence is “almost.” Curiously, one of the three House Democrats from California who have yet to endorse Honda is run … Continue reading A Notable Absence From List Of Honda Supporters Only Important If Khanna Wants South Bay Conservatives

Ro Khanna Is Making Ellen Corbett Very Nervous

Ro KhannaNov. 21, 2011 | Many in the East Bay see Senate Majority Leader Ellen Corbett as the rightful extension of Rep. Pete Stark's over three decades in Washington. Powerful forces in the Democratic Party and free-wheeling Silicon Valley types are increasingly choosing former Obama commerce department official Ro Khanna with boatloads of cash.Insiders believe … Continue reading Ro Khanna Is Making Ellen Corbett Very Nervous