Magdalena Carrasco

George Shirakawa

Disgraced Ex-Southbay Supervisor Pleads Not Guilty In Fake Mailer Case

Former 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.


George Shirakawa

Disgraced Ex-South Bay Supervisor Now Accused Of Dirty Campaign Trick

The 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.


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Two San Jose City Council Races Settled, Counting In District 5 Not Over

With all precincts reporting, Xavier Campos held the lead Wednesday in the race for the District 5 council seat, ahead of opponent Magdalena Carrasco by only 226 votes.


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San Jose City Council Race Takes A Turn For The Nasty

With just a couple of weeks to go before the November election, an already contentious City Council race in East San Jose just got more heated.