Tag: San Jose

Rachel Casey gets egged (Josh Edelson / AFP / Getty)

Ninth Circuit Lets Trump Supporters Hurt in San Jose Riot Sue Police

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Friday that a lawsuit by supporters of Donald Trump against San Jose police officers who allegedly failed to protect them from an anti-Trump riot in June 2016 could proceed, defeating the city’s appeal.

RV San Francisco (torbankhopper / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

RVs Become Only Housing Option for Many in Unaffordable San Francisco

Housing prices and the homeless epidemic in Northern California are two factors that have contributed to what is being described as a “crisis” in which trailers and recreational vehicles (RVs) have become the only viable option for residents of the Bay Area.

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo (Gregorio Borgia / Associated Press)

San Jose Balks at New ‘Sanctuary City’ Law

San Jose is considering a new “sanctuary city” law that would prevent cooperation with ICE. But even local Democrats are worried that the law will go too far.

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo (Gregorio Borgia / Associated Press)

Water District to San Jose’s Anti-Trump Mayor: You Failed

The Santa Clara Valley Water District wrote to anti-Trump San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo on Tuesday, placing blame squarely on his administration for mismanaging the Coyote Creek flood last month that caught the city by surprise and forced the evacuation of 14,000 residents.

Mexican Consulate (Gregory Bull / Associated Press)

Left-Wing ‘Fake News’ Drives Mexicans to Register Kids as Dual Citizens

“Fake news” that children born in the U.S. to illegal aliens from Mexico would be separated from their families if their parents are deported appears to be driving their parents to register them as dual citizens, according to a representative with the Mexican Consulate of San Francisco.

San Jose flooding (Noah Berger / AFP / Getty)

San Jose: Floods Force 14,000 to Evacuate

Continued rains in Northern California this week forced the evacuation of 14,000 residents in San Jose, one of California’s largest cities and the urban hub of Silicon Valley.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 14: People rally together at the "We're Here to Stay" immigration event at the Metropolitan AME Church on January 14, 2017 in Washington, DC. The event is one of many that took place around the country and was ment to send a pro-immigration message to the …

Sanctuary City Migrants Protest Trump Nationwide

Pro-illegal immigrant groups across the country protested in major sanctuary city hubs to decry President-Elect Donald Trump’s upcoming Inauguration Ceremony. The sanctuary cities carry out policies to shield illegal immigrants from federal immigration law enforcement officials.

Judge Persky Protest (Eric Risberg / Associated Press)

Stanford Rape Judge Persky Will No Longer Hear Criminal Cases

Judge Aaron Persky, the Santa Clara justice who was criticized after handing down a short rape sentence for Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner, has voluntarily asked to be moved from hearing criminal cases in Palo Alto to civil cases.

DNC slide (Wikileaks)

Left Planned to Stage Violence to Bring Down Trump

It has been the Democrats’ strategy all along to associate Trump with violence. And for that purpose, it did not matter whether the violence was caused by Trump supporters, or by his opponents.

Protesters climb atop a car stopped in traffic as a crowd marches near the venue where Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was speaking during a rally in San Jose, California on June 2, 2016. Protesters who oppose Donald Trump scuffled with his supporters on June 2 as the presumptive Republican …

Donald Trump Supporters Sue Over San Jose Violence

Fourteen Donald Trump Supporters filed a class action lawsuit on Thursday against San Jose, its mayor and police chief for the “dangerous situation” at a June 2 Donald Trump campaign rally where supporters were “exposed to brutal assault, intimidation, false imprisonment, and threats by an angry mob of hundreds of anti-Trump protesters.”

Juan Hernandez (Facebook)

Gay Hispanic Republican: Anti-Trump Thugs Broke My Nose

Juan Hernandez, a gay Hispanic Republican from Santa Clara, California, has penned an op-ed in the Washington Post in which he described how he and a friend were brutally beaten by anti-Donald Trump thugs last week in San Jose.

A Trump hat burns during a protest near where Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump held a rally in San Jose, California on June 02, 2016. Protesters attacked trump supporters as they left the rally, burned an american flag, Trump paraphernalia and scuffled with police and each other. / AFP / …

Obama Condemns Violent Anti-Trump Protesters

“We saw in San Jose these protesters starting to pelt stuff on Trump supporters,” Barack Obama says. “That’s not what our democracy is about. That’s not what you do. There’s no room for violence. There’s no place for shouting.”