• San Jose officials memorialize former Mayor Norm Mineta

    “Welcome home Norm,” San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo said as friends and family of Norm Mineta, former U.S. secretary of transportation and the city’s first Asian American mayor, gathered Wednesday at City Hall to celebrate and memorialize his life. Mineta died on May 3. Mineta is a local legend known...
  • Former Stockton mayor launches nonprofit to end poverty in California

    Former Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs, who made a political name championing a guaranteed income program, is hoping to take his policy ideas statewide by launching a new nonprofit aimed at reducing poverty in the Golden State. Tubbs, who relocated to Los Angeles after losing reelection in 2020 and now serves...