Disgraced Former Santa Clara Co. Supervisor Shirakawa Sentenced To Community Service On Fraud ChargesA Superior Court judge sentenced disgraced former Santa Clara County Superivsor George Shirakawa to 45 days community service for sending out a fraudulent campaign mailer in 2010.
Disgraced Former Santa Clara Supervisor Jailed For Year Over Misuse Of FundsDisgraced former Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa was sentenced to a year in county jail and three years of probation Friday for the 12 criminal counts he plead guilty to involving misuse of campaign and taxpayer funds.
Ex-South Bay Supervisor Shirakawa Charged With ImpersonationFormer Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa has been indicted by a criminal grand jury on one felony count of false personation, prosecutors announced Monday.
Disgraced Former Santa Clara County Supervisor Expected Back in CourtFormer Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa, who entered a guilty plea back in May to misuse of taxpayer and campaign funds, was due back in court Friday afternoon.
Chavez Defeats Alvarado For Santa Clara Supervisor SeatChavez defeated Teresa Alvarado in a runoff election after the two received the most votes but fell short of a majority in June's special election to replace disgraced former Supervisor George Shirakawa.
Disgraced Ex-Southbay Supervisor Pleads Not Guilty In Fake Mailer CaseFormer 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.
Disgraced Ex-South Bay Supervisor Now Accused Of Dirty Campaign TrickThe 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.
Runoff Needed In Race To Replace South Bay Supervisor ShirakawaThe two top candidates in a race for the District 2 seat of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors appear to be heading for a runoff election.
Replacement For Convicted Santa Clara County Supervisor To Be Elected TuesdayVoters in Santa Clara County will cast ballots Tuesday in the special election to replace former District 2 supervisor George Shirakawa.
Mother of Slain San Jose Teenager Urges Witnesses To Come ForwardThe mother of a San Jose teenager stabbed to death near San Jose High School appealed Thursday for witnesses of the unsolved murder to come forward.
Ex-South Bay Supervisor Reportedly Gambled After Guilty PleasA former Santa Clara County supervisor who pleaded guilty to blowing taxpayer funds at casinos may have returned to his gambling ways.
Ex-Santa Clara County Supervisor Pleads Guilty To Misuse Of FundsFormer 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.
Special Election Set For June 4th To Fill Vacant Santa Clara Supe SeatThe 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.
Santa Clara Co. Board Tightens Use of County-Issued Credit CardsIn 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.
Calls Grow For Santa Clara County Supervisor To ResignPressure 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.