Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors

George Shirakawa

Ex-Santa Clara County Supervisor Pleads Guilty To Misuse Of Funds

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.

03/18/2013

George Shirakawa

Special Election Set For June 4th To Fill Vacant Santa Clara Supe Seat

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.

03/12/2013

George Shirakawa

June Special Election To Replace Ex-South Bay Supervisor 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.

03/05/2013

George Shirakawa

Santa Clara Supervisor Shirakawa Admits Gambling Addiction, Resigns

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.

03/01/2013

Santa Clara County Seal

Immigration Reform On The Agenda For Santa Clara County Supervisors

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.

02/25/2013

George Shirakawa

Santa Clara Co. Board Tightens Use of County-Issued Credit Cards

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.

12/18/2012

George Shirakawa

Calls Grow For Santa Clara County Supervisor To Resign

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.

12/10/2012

George Shirakawa

Phil Matier: New Questions Over Santa Clara County Supervisor’s Spending

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.

11/27/2012

The 15-acre parcel to be used for the Cordoba Center (CBS)

Santa Clara County Supervisors Unanimously Approve Islamic Center

After much debate, a proposal to build an Islamic center in southern Santa Clara County has been unanimously approved by the Board of Supervisors on Wednesday.

09/26/2012

The 15-acre parcel to be used for the Cordoba Center (CBS)

Islamic Center Gets Green Light from Planning Commissioners in San Martin

Rejecting a staff recommendation for a continuance, Santa Clara County planning commissioners have voted to approve an Islamic center project in San Martin.

08/03/2012

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