Articles tagged with: Dianne Feinstein
Backers of California’s voter-approved open primary system, in which candidates of all parties appear together on one primary ballot with the top two continuing to the general election, argued that the measure would shake up state politics by giving more moderate politicians a chance for a general election matchup.
But while Tuesday’s open primary boded ill for at least one longtime incumbent who would likely have been safe under the old system, fewer same-party or otherwise unconventional general election matchups emerged than expected.
The project to bring BART to San Jose — dreamed about and discussed for decades — is finally happening.
Santa Clara County transportation officials and a host of local politicians will formally break ground on construction Thursday afternoon on BART’s $2.3 billion Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension Project, which will bring train service from Warm Springs into San Jose’s city limits.