Dirty dancing in San Jose is exposed by KPIX’s Kiet Do as he goes undercover to film naked dancers at Vietnamese café’s strip-clubs and the trouble they bring along with them. And in what may be recorded in the upcoming issue of the Guinness Book of World Records, Xavier Campos gives another interview, Wow!
Palo Alto neighbors remain up in arms over Castilleja School exceeding its enrollment cap. Some are starting a petition to compel the PA city council to take more aggressive action against the school. And now there is a charge of undue influence over the city council from Castilleja School supporters, who pay close to $40K a year for their kids to attend the all-girls private school.
The jury has spoken in the patent feud between Apple and Samsung, and Apple will collect $930 million from Samsung who should have learned what every third grade teacher told their students; “Do your own work.”
The San Jose Blog posts a pic of the construction site of the Earthquakes stadium. No one cares.
Southern California State Senator Kevin de Leon takes to the Merc to defend his actions in killing a statewide plastic bag ban. He pleads in the piece that corruption played no role in the death of the bag ban. de Leon may be right about corruption and the bag ban but he’s become embroiled in another corruption investigation as he was repeatedly named in an FBI affidavit alleging payoffs and pay to play in Sacramento. He has not been charged with any crime and Senator de Leon has even produced a letter from the US Attorney stating that he is “currently” not a target of the investigation.
KTVU reports that there will be another arrest in the San Jose State hate crime embarrassment that has enveloped the campus. The 2-crew also covers the student protest and reaction to this sorry episode.
Rocketman Liccardo is a supporter of public schools, no really, he is. In fact he has started a petition to lengthen the public school day. The petition he ought to be starting should be posted on his fridge at his house so his charter school lobbyist spouse can read it. It should say: “50 students per class is bad, 3 charter schools in an 8 block radius is too many, and I am really not a political opportunist that lacks core convictions, please sign.”
A gun buy-back event will take place on December 14th in San Jose. It is co-sponsored by DA Jeff “I am the law” Rosen, Chief Larry ‘Swaggart” Esquivel, and newly deposed Assemblywoman Nora Campos…AWKWARD.
Here we go again, the BART board voted yesterday to approve the parts of the recently signed, and union ratified, contract that they like and reject the part they don’t like. For those keeping score at home it’s called a bait and switch or reneging.
And KARMA must be on the side of the unions as, low and behold, a mysterious “computer glitch” has taken place, the same night the BART board tries to squirm out of the deal, and the entire system has shut down…hmmmm, coincidence, or conspiracy…?
80,000 Californians and their families have successfully logged on to the state’s health exchange, Covered California, and signed up for health insurance. Only a few more million to go…and on the same day of this announcement, Covered California’s governing board let it be knows that they voted to reject President Obama’s call to permit insurers to grant extensions to more than 1 million customers with policies set to terminate at year’s end.
Great, now everyone is this much closer to being subjected to loud chatterboxes on planes as the FAA has scheduled a December meeting to take up the issue.