Matt Mahan

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Q&A with San Jose’s new mayor

America’s tenth-largest city has a new driver at the wheel — and he’s trying to avoid any distractions along the way. Forty-year-old Matt Mahan became San Jose’s 66th mayor after his November defeat of Santa Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez. A former schoolteacher and tech entrepreneur, Mahan says the city has too much on its […]

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‘A real privilege’: SJ Mayor Sam Liccardo reflects on 8 years in office, talks about legacy

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) — San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo is serving his last two weeks in office. At the end of this month and after eight long years, what comes next for the city’s 65th mayor? “I’ll have a chance in January to take a breath,” Mayor Liccardo said. “My wife and I are […]

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California Election: Here’s a look at who’s running for San Jose mayor as Sam Liccardo’s term nears its end

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) — It’s the eve of election day and ABC7 is hearing from the four front-runners vying to lead the Bay Area’s most populous city. Voters in San Jose are getting ready to elect a new mayor. RELATED: CA Primary Election: San Francisco Bay Area voter guide, what to know San Jose […]

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