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Highway Expansionists Cheer Passage of Measure W

After a three-week initial count of nearly 300,000 ballots in San Mateo County, highway expansionists celebrated yesterday as updated results showed a sudden swing from 66.55 to 66.85 percent approval of Measure W, the half-cent transportation sales tax crafted by county transportation officials with heavy corporate influence. While election results…

Year of the Woman in South Bay Elections

As American voters sent a record-high 124 women to Congress in Tuesday’s elections, voters in Santa Clara County also entrusted female candidates with the most powerful local political posts. If results as of Saturday evening hold, 45 of the 91 members of the 15 city councils in the county will be…

Sunnyvale Killer Car Driver At Large

Sunnyvale police say suspected killer car driver Reina Robles may be trying to flee the country, after failing to find her despite locating her vehicle in Santa Clara on Friday. Police identified 55-year-old Robles as the suspected hit-and-run driver who struck and killed 73-year-old bicyclist Javad Hada at eastbound Central…

Trump’s Victim Blaming to Support SCOTUS Pick (Kavanaugh) Against Charges

  New York Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand argued that Trump’s comments on Friday are a “vile attack.” “The most powerful man in the world just used his position and platform to attack a sexual assault survivor,” she said on Twitter. “This is the same man who has been credibly accused…

Better BikewaySJ – “Final” Presentations on Wed, Aug. 15th: 5:30 – 8:00 pm

At 5:30 to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, August 15, 2018  the San Jose Department of Transportation will present the “final” drawings of its Better BikewaysSJ network for downtown San Jose, which feature “protected” (separated) bike lanes, which they hope to begin constructing in September with a second phase starting in…