Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors
Voters in Santa Clara County will cast ballots Tuesday in the special election to replace former District 2 supervisor George Shirakawa.
A former Santa Clara County supervisor who pleaded guilty to blowing taxpayer funds at casinos may have returned to his gambling ways.
Former 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.
The 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.
The 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 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.
For the first time in decades, Santa Clara County Supervisors plan to take up immigration reform. The hotly debated topic is slated for discussion Tuesday.
In 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.
Pressure is mounting for the president of the Santa Clara Board of Supervisors to resign over questionable charges he made to a government-issued credit card.
George Shirakawa, Jr., the already-embattled president of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, is being asked to explain a “confusing trail of receipts” on his county-issued credit card.