.Dan Pulcrano

Ron Gonzales, San Jose, Silicon Valley, Ron Gonzales book, mayor
Feb 28, 2024

Ex-mayor Ron Gonzales Claims He Was “Vindicated” in New Book

Ex-mayor Ron Gonzales claims he was “vindicated” in new book that details his unfair treatment by colleagues, the press and the justice system.
Shangri-La, homeless, homeless housing, Homekey
Jan 17, 2024

Shangri-La and the Incomplete Homeless Housing Projects

Politically-connected developer, Shangri-La, took $170 million in state grants and bank loans, then left homeless housing projects uncompleted.
Silicon Valley Bank
Mar 15, 2023

SV Bank’s Ethical Lapses Date Back Decades

“We’ll just take your house,” the new account manager threatened with all the swagger he could muster.  We’d been a Silicon Valley Bank customer through...
Michelle And Trevor Leopold
Feb 15, 2023

Fentanyl Deaths Rise

Vicki Dowell remembers hearing a loud noise on the steps outside her condo, where son Jake, 26, had gone downstairs to help a friend...
Matt Mahan
Jan 4, 2023

Matt Mahan: The Metro Interview

Matt Mahan became San Jose’s mayor this week, the 66th since California became a state, and the ninth elected directly. Although at 40 he’s...
Oct 13, 2021

The Doobie Brothers at Shoreline Amphitheatre

Once dismissed as pop rockers with a gimmicky name, over their 51-year run, the hard working Doobie Brothers advanced a deep catalog of classics,...
Jul 20, 2016

Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine

In the run up to the 1980s, New York had the Ramones and New York Dolls, Detroit contributed MC5 and The Stooges, London called...
Jun 11, 2014

The Hennchata: How Hennessy-spiked Horchata Became a Drink Sensation

Every decade has its cocktail fashions. The '50s brought Irish coffees to the U.S., and, in the'60s, pink squirrels ran wild. Harvey Wallbangers and...

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