Santa Clara District Attorney Dolores Carr’s work on the high-profile DeAnza rape case has made her both high-profile and controversial.
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SAN MATEO – David Lim, an Alameda County deputy district attorney, and Robert Ross, a retired police lieutenant, joined current mayor Brandt Grotte as top vote getters in Tuesday’s race for three open seats on the San Mateo City Council.
PALO ALTO – Vicious politician he is, Victor Frost who has run for City Council six times, is a veteran candidate, though he has always remained in the backtail of the races. He has many grudges and has fought off anyone that has gotten in his way. Controversy is his weapon of choice.
Amidst California’s ongoing fiscal crisis, San Mateo County’s Parks Department announced on Oct. 1 that it expects to see its 2010-2011 budget slashed –leading to shorter hours or even park closures.
SANTA CLARA — U.S. Rep. Michael Honda, D-Calif., endorsed Measure C, a parcel tax that could benefit the Santa Clara Unified School District, at an Oct. 4 fundraiser at Planning Commissioner Teresa O’Neil’s home.
Canadian geese have come to dominate the lawns of the city’s beloved Memorial Park. In their Thursday, Oct. 1 meeting, the Cupertino Parks and Recreation Commission took up the unusual problem and discussed goose abatement strategies.
The nine-member City Council unanimously approved revamping the city’s tree removal policy at the Oct. 5 meeting after city workers uprooted 63 mature holly oaks in mid- September without proper community consent.