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.
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.
Labor and religious leaders marched for immigration reform and held a public foot washing at the downtown federal building Thursday to celebrate legendary leader Cesar Chavez, marking the 20th anniversary of the popular Chavez march.
South Bay leaders are trying to make a last minute push to help with passage of the American Jobs Act.
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.