Why San Jose voters should re-elect Mayor Sam Liccardo

By: Mercury News Editorial Board The Mercury News Sam Liccardo has done a superb job in his first term as mayor, resolving San Jose’s decade-long pension battle, positioning the city to bring Google to San Jose and raising the minimum wage for low-income workers. It’s...

Mayor Sam Liccardo discussions his opposition to ICE raids

By: David Louie ABC7 News SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) – There are shades of gray when it comes to enforcing the law. How many times have you gotten away with jaywalking? Law enforcement officers and prosecutors are allowed to exercise discretion and judgment in when to...

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris Endorses Sam Liccardo for Mayor

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) announced today that she is endorsing San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo’s campaign for re-election. “Sam is leading the fight to make San Jose safer, stronger and more united while investing in a brighter future for our next generation,”...

Liccardo’s ambitious climate plan is right move for San Jose

By: Mercury News Editorial Board Mercury News When President Trump goes low on the environment, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo goes high. His Climate Smart San Jose proposal going before the City Council on Tuesday would make San Jose one of the first major cities in the...

Mayor Sam Liccardo pledges support to immigrants

By: Matt Keller ABC7 News SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) – San Jose’s mayor is warning residents of potential federal immigration raids. He’s the second mayor in the Bay Area to do so. Mayor Sam Liccardo wanted to address the fear he says is intensifying in San...

How San José Launched its Autonomous Vehicle Vision

By: Nancy Torres Data-Smart City Solutions 50 cities around the world are already testing autonomous vehicles (AVs) and several others are starting to plan for the influence autonomous vehicles will have on jobs, transportation, and more. Yet, according to...