Storify by KQED News provided a live Twitter feed of developments in the San Jose vs. MLB trial that took place Friday in the federal courtroom of U.S. District Court Judge Ronald Whyte. Looks like the Judge is skeptical of SJ’s claims.
Remove performing the “Riverdance” in Ireland from the bucket list of Deb Figone, Johnny Khamis, Ash Kalra, Xavier Campos and Rose Herrera as (apparently) they are all headed to Dublin on the latest taxpayer funded junket of all junkets. Pete “quadruple dip” Constant is a little mad he can’t make the trip. Maybe instead of international sightseeing trips the councilmembers should focus on solving problems…take a look up north.
When the City of San Francisco is confronted with a problem, such as funding retiree health care, their leadership works to find common ground and a solution that does not decimate city services. The Chamber of Commerce, Democratic and Republican Parties and the SF Labor Council all support the latest compromise out of SF. Are any San Jose politicians or labor leaders watching.
The SV Biz Journal’s Cromwell Schubarth wants to know where all them Twitter girls at…Hollar! As the Tweeters are about to launch their IPO, the lack of any women on the Twitter Board of Directors is sparking some tough questions and funny Tweets.
Jerry Brown signed legislation to provide drivers licenses to undocumented immigrants. Now they can drive to practice law, as he also signed a bill to allow undocumented immigrants to practice law. Here is a list of other bills the Gov. signed or vetoed on Friday.
Local democrats should send Republican and SJ mayoral wannabe Pat Waite a free laptop to try and get him to write more letters to the Merc editor like today’s, where he ridicules Democrats for supporting Medicare, Social Security and accessible health care.
It’s exactly the Tea Party opposition to government providing a safety net for seniors like Social Security and Medicare that have enabled Democrats to come within reach of taking back the House of Representatives. Well, it also doesn’t hurt that the current speaker is depicted as a crybaby for shutting down the government.
KGO-7 reported that the fugitive murder suspect wanted in the August 24, 2013 daytime shooting in downtown San Jose was arrested in Las Vegas.
Lucky for San Jose that it did not need its police helicopter because it has been grounded since the federal government shutdown. Don’t worry, Sheriff Laurie Smith has one we can borrow.
Scott “call me maybe” Herhold swings at his favorite piñata in his latest angle to keep the “lickety spit” Shirakawa scandal in the news.
Google is expanding in Palo Alto, so says Donato-Weintein in today’s SV Biz Journal.
Palo Alto rolls out new cop cars and they look pretty cool.
The Palo Alto Free Press tells us about a new program to house the homeless in Palo Alto, no that is not a typo. The city will be teaming up with Santa Clara County and will utilize a state grant to launch the program.