Fmr. Santa Clara County Supervisor Shirakawa Released From JailGeorge Shirakawa Jr., is out of custody from Santa Rita Jail in Dublin. He served 7 months after pleading guilty to 12 charges, including gambling with public funds, in November.
Disgraced Former Santa Clara Supervisor Jailed For Year Over Misuse Of FundsDisgraced former Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa was sentenced to a year in county jail and three years of probation Friday for the 12 criminal counts he plead guilty to involving misuse of campaign and taxpayer funds.
Ex-South Bay Supervisor Shirakawa Charged With ImpersonationFormer Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa has been indicted by a criminal grand jury on one felony count of false personation, prosecutors announced Monday.
Disgraced Ex-Southbay Supervisor Pleads Not Guilty In Fake Mailer CaseFormer Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa Friday pleaded not guilty to allegedly impersonating a political candidate in an unusual hearing in which the judge said he himself might be a potential witness and have to recuse himself.
Disgraced Ex-South Bay Supervisor Now Accused Of Dirty Campaign TrickThe Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office on Wednesday charged former Supervisor George Shirakawa with allegedly impersonating a San Jose City Council candidate in 2010 by sending out a fake campaign mailer meant to discredit her.
Runoff Needed In Race To Replace South Bay Supervisor ShirakawaThe two top candidates in a race for the District 2 seat of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors appear to be heading for a runoff election.
Ex-South Bay Supervisor Reportedly Gambled After Guilty PleasA former Santa Clara County supervisor who pleaded guilty to blowing taxpayer funds at casinos may have returned to his gambling ways.
Ex-Santa Clara County Supervisor Pleads Guilty To Misuse Of FundsFormer Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa pleaded guilty Monday afternoon to a host of criminal charges, including the misuse of tens of thousands of dollars of campaign and taxpayer funds.
Special Election Set For June 4th To Fill Vacant Santa Clara Supe SeatThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to hold a special election on June 4 to fill the seat of former District 2 Supervisor George Shirakawa.
June Special Election To Replace Ex-South Bay Supervisor ShirakawaThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday morning voted to hold a special election on June 4 to fill the seat of former Supervisor George Shirakawa, who resigned Friday amid perjury and other criminal charges.
Santa Clara Supervisor Shirakawa Admits Gambling Addiction, ResignsSanta Clara County prosecutors have charged county Supervisor George Shirakawa with four felony counts of perjury and other charges in connection with his alleged misuse of public and campaign funds, according to court documents.
Santa Clara Co. Board Tightens Use of County-Issued Credit CardsIn the wake of alleged inappropriate spending and charges by the board president, The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to beef up its oversight of county issued credit cards.