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Will BART come to San Jose? »

The Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) recently announced that ridership projections have been increased for the proposed BART extension to San Jose and that the cost to…


Is San Jose getting too crowded? »

Earlier this Summer, it was announced that the City of San Jose had surpassed the City of Detroit in population, making San Jose the 10th largest city in America.
The mayor and other…

Reflections on the Era of Chicanismo and La Revolución »

By Elena E. Robles
There was living history in the room at CET’s Vine Street facility on Saturday, August 27th. About fifty of San Jose’s rowdiest Chicano activists and their families from the….


The Crystal Cathedral »

This past June, the members of the San Jose city council worked feverishly to finalize the city’s 05/06 budget. The task was not an easy one given the city’s $58 million deficit. The… 


What’s up (or down) with The San Jose GI Forum? »

Recently, there’s been some movement related to the government’s loan to the American GI Forum of San Jose. Unfortunately, the public is being kept in the dark on the matter. Last…

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Mary J. Andrade commissioned by Mexico Desconocido Magazine »

Mary Andrade was recently commissioned by Mexico Desconocido Magazine to write an article on the traditional Cinco de Mayo celebration in San Jose.
Mexico Desconocido Magazine published its first issue…

More garbage »

By Pete Campbell

The political winds have shifted on San Jose’s so called “garbage gate.” Just one day after voicing his strong objections to a County Civil Grand Jury Report, the mayor of S….


Mayor responds to Grand Jury probe »

By Pete Campbell

This past week, the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury issued a report that concluded that the City of San Jose was “duped” into wasting $11.25 million on a garbage contrac….


San Jose Councilman and Mayor square off »

In a rare display of public defiance, Councilmember Dave Cortese challenged the Mayor of San Jose both in print and in public.
On May 15th, the Mercury News published…