.Barry Holtzclaw

barry holtzclaw, managing editor sanjoseinside
Three decades of journalism experience, as a writer and editor with Gannett, Knight-Ridder and Lee newspapers, as a business journal editor and publisher and as a weekly newspaper editor in Scotts Valley and Gilroy; with Weeklys Publishing since 2017. Recipient of several first-place writing and editing awards, California News Publishers Association.
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May 22, 2024

Supervisor Chavez Threatens to Sue San Diego County

Supervisor Cindy Chavez is considering “potential litigation” over her treatment as an applicant for Diego County’s chief administrative officer.
election, 2024 election, Liccardo, vote, voters, San Jose, Silicon Valley
Mar 20, 2024

Unsigned Ballots Hold Key to Outcome of Seesaw 16th District Race

Of the more than 180,000 votes cast in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties for candidates for the 16th Congressional District, about 1% were mailed ballots that were missing signatures.
Rebecca Eisenberg, Santa Clara Valley Water District, San Jose, Silicon Valley, Valley Water
Mar 20, 2024

Rebecca Eisenberg Hearing

The Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Directors censured elected board member Rebecca Eisenberg last week for a pattern of abusive conduct toward water district employees.
election, 2024 election, Liccardo, vote, voters, San Jose, Silicon Valley
Mar 13, 2024

District 16: Liccardo, Simitian and Low

Days after polls closed on March 5, Liccardo widened his lead over Santa Clara County supervisor Joe Simitian and state Assemblymember Evan Low.
San Jose, Silicon Valley, City Council, San Jose City Council, election 2024 election
Mar 13, 2024

San Jose City Council

While Primary Day was not a strong day for incumbent San Jose City Council members, unofficial results with about half the ballots counted revealed one outright winner, plus the likely pairings for November in all but one district.
Santa Clara nurses, nurses, Santa Clara, San Jose, Silicon Valley
Feb 28, 2024

Santa Clara Nurses Demand Better Working Conditions

Santa Clara nurses increase pressure on county negotiators for better work conditions amid a potential strike.
Palo Alto Police, porch camera, Ring camera, Palo Alto
Feb 28, 2024

Palo Alto Police to Seek Porch Camera Footage

Palo Alto police will implement a new strategy for catching porch robbers by asking residents to consult their porch cameras.
shoplifting bill, shoplifting, bill, San Jose, Silicon Valley
Feb 21, 2024

Bill to Prevent Shoplifting

A bill is introduced to hopefully cut down on retail shoplifting and smash-and-grabs.

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