Morgan Hill Homeless Advocate Invited To Pope Francis’ Address To CongressA distinguished community service figure is fulfilling a long-held dream by accompanying U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-San Jose, on a trip to Washington D.C. to hear Pope Francis address Congress next week.
Sequester Could Scuttle Plans For Permanent Silicon Valley Patent OfficeThe federal government this week stopped shopping for office space to house a permanent Silicon Valley branch of the US Patent and Trademark Office because of sequestration budget cuts.
South Bay Congresswoman Lends Support To Family Of Sierra LaMarSan Jose Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren is offering to support the family of missing Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar with a new school notification law that could help with search efforts for missing children.
Silicon Valley Worker Leads Charge To Overhaul Employment-Based VisasAnand Sundaram, one of the founders of the Santa Clara-based Immigration Voice, has even garnered the support of Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose), who co-authored the legislation.
Silicon Valley Congresswoman Leads Charge Against Internet Anti-Piracy BillOpponents of anti-piracy legislation recently introduced on Capitol Hill are warning that the bill could be devastating to Internet innovation.
Bay Area Congress Members Call For An End To Libya BombingBay Area members of Congress are leading the criticism of President Obama, for taking military action in Libya without congressional consent.
California Congress Members Say GOP Cuts Would Hurt The Golden StateCalifornia’s Democratic Congressional representatives sounded off Thursday about how budget cuts proposed by House Republicans would impact the Golden State.
Last-Minute Campaign Targets California ImmigrantsThere is some concern that laws targeting illegal immigration passed recently in Arizona may keep legal immigrants from voting here in California.
Work Begins On New San Jose Water Treatment PlantSan Jose water officials have broken ground on what they are calling one of the most advanced water treatment facilities in the country.
San Jose BART Extension On Track; Awaits FundingWork on the BART to San Jose extension is moving right along, and some high level officials got a tour of the project Tuesday in Milpitas.
SJ Residents Get Help to Save Homes From Foreclosure