Joseph Geha, San Jose Mercury News

Joseph Geha

San Jose Mercury News

Fremont, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Joseph:

Protesters outside Fremont Mayor Lily Mei’s home call for cutting police budget

People protesting police violence against Black people and people of color demonstrated outside Fremont Mayor Lily Mei's home Monday evening, and called for reductions to the city’s police department funding. → Read More

Affordable apartments on Mission Boulevard get Union City Planning Commission OK

The City Council will have final say on the complex at its July 28 meeting, city staff said. → Read More

‘Native Lands’ graffiti in Fremont mission being investigated as hate crime

Graffiti that says “Native Land” in red paint on The Mission San Jose in Fremont is being investigated as a hate crime → Read More

Chick-Fil-A coming to Milpitas Town Center

The Milpitas Planning Commission unanimously approved last week an application from the popular fast food chain to place a new outpost at 755 Calaveras Blvd., at the corner of North Hillview Drive. → Read More

Educational hub going up in Sunol next to water temple

The $27 million, 10,000 square-foot center is being built next to the Sunol Water Temple, officials said. → Read More

Fremont ready to roll in red-light cameras for two more intersections

The new cameras will be placed at the intersections of Auto Mall Parkway and Christy Street, and Auto Mall Parkway and Pacific Commons Boulevard. → Read More

Milpitas council poised to put quarter-cent sales tax hike on fall ballot

The Milpitas City Council signaled its support this week for placing a quarter-cent general sales tax on the November ballot that, if approved by voters, could generate around $7 million annually, and would last eight years. → Read More

Milpitas council poised to put quarter-cent sales tax hike on fall ballot

Most of the council supported the idea of a sales tax on Tuesday, despite a survey conducted by a city consultant showing middling support for the proposal among likely voters. → Read More

Silicon Valley Pain Index shows ‘white supremacy’ prevalent across institutions

The San Jose State University Human Rights Institute on Tuesday unveiled the Silicon Valley Pain Index, the first of planned annual reports focusing on measures of racial discrimination and income inequality in the region. → Read More

Assemblyman Phil Ting admits to having an affair, denies influence over legislation

“I was not faithful to my marriage vows and for that, I am deeply, deeply sorry,” Ting said in a tweet. → Read More

Fremont police officers sued over shooting in San Leandro

Fremont police officers are being sued by a man who claims he was unnecessarily shot in the leg while unarmed and running away from police in San Leandro in 2018. → Read More

Fremont police officers sued over shooting in San Leandro

“There was no basis to shoot him,” civil rights attorney John Burris said in an interview. → Read More

Fremont changing locks after youth baseball scofflaws take over field

Fremont’s recreation department is trying to find out who was behind a set of illicit youth baseball games that took place over the weekend on a locked city field in what one official called a “brazen” violation of county health orders during the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Fremont changing locks after youth baseball scofflaws take over field

“We did not approve this,” Suzanne Wolf, Fremont’s community services director said Monday. → Read More

Civil rights leaders call for Assemblyman Kansen Chu to resign over “racist” remarks

“He can’t be trusted, the guy is talking out of two sides of his face,” longtime civil rights leader Walter Wilson said. → Read More

California moves full-steam ahead with reopening despite increase in cases, deaths

Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday that the state is working with local officials in 13 counties that are showing concerning trend lines. → Read More

COVID-19: Alameda County to allow outdoor dining, indoor shopping June 19

Residents and businesses should still primarily focus on pick-up and delivery options to limit lines and crowds, the county said. → Read More

COVID-19: Alameda County to allow outdoor dining, indoor shopping June 19

Alameda County will allow many more kinds of businesses to reopen next week, as officials in the Bay Area county with the highest COVID-19 caseload say they are seeing encouraging indicators and are improving and expanding contact tracing. → Read More

COVID-19: San Mateo County looks to reopen more businesses sooner

San Mateo County may soon become the next Bay Area locale to allow people yearning for a sense of normalcy to get their fixes by expanding the list of businesses that can reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Fremont officials hold first policing town hall, promise ‘series of discussions’

“It’s humbling and it’s difficult to hear some of this feedback,” Police Chief Kimberly Petersen said. → Read More