Santa Clara Candidate 2018 Questionnaire Challenge

Our goal at Stand Up for Santa Clara is for our community to be managed by an honest, transparent, trustworthy city government, not an NFL franchise. We plan to support candidates who share our goals. This week we asked all the candidates to fill out our questionnaire and return it to us by Monday, August 27, 2018, 6pm. We will […]

Vote Yes for Measure A and Stand Up for Santa Clara

Santa Clarans – Please Get out and Vote “YES” for Measure A on June 5th! Sit down with Santa Clara Mayor Lisa Gillmor and Santa Clara Charter Review Committee Member Hosam Haggag to learn the truth about Measure A. Did you know that: Measure A was created by Santa Clarans for Santa Clarans by our very diverse Charter Review […]

Santa Clara Councilman Dominic Caserta Resigns

Santa Clara City Council Member Dominic Caserta resigned from the city council on Tuesday, May 15th and ended his election run for Santa Clara County Supervisor seat after 9 people filed police reports pertaining to allegations of sexual misconduct.  Mr. Caserta has also been disciplined multiple times over the years for sexually harassing students by the Santa Clara Unified School District. […]

Santa Clara Mayor Lisa Gilmor Asks Caserta to Resign After 9 Sexual Harassment Complaints Filed with Police

Santa Clara Mayor Lisa Gilmor is leading the city council with swift and decisive action to officially admonish City Council Member Dominic Caserta and start the process to censure him and ask for his resignation at tomorrow’s council meeting. Nine police reports have now been filed against Mr. Caserta about potential sexual abuse and improper behavior.  […]

Go One on One With Mayor Gillmor, June 1st at 7pm

Go one-on-one with Santa Clara Mayor Lisa Gillmor on Friday, June 1st at 7pm. Join Santa Clara Charter Review Committee and super community activist Hosam Haggag as he leads an interview with Mayor Gilmor. Join the call and ask Mayor Gillmor questions at 712-451-0881 access code 787012. 

Tell Patricia Mahan and Dominic Caserta to Protect Santa Clara, Not the 49ers

Santa Clara City Council Members Patricia Mahan and Dominic Caserta have flipped-flopped on the Levis Stadium 10pm weekday curfew. Back in 2010, Patricia Mahan was the Santa Clara Mayor and Dominic Caserta was a Santa Clara City Council Member. They both voted in support of the Levis Stadium 10pm weekday curfew.  Last year Ms. Mahan and Mr. […]

Because of Sexual Harassment, Santa Clara City Councilman Dominic Caserta Should Resign

Sign the Petition to demand his immediate resignation from the Santa Clara City Council. Santa Clara City Council Member Dominic Caserta has been accused of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior by young campaign staffers and his students at Santa Clara High School — some of them minors. Caserta is now listed on Creep Sheet, an international encyclopedia of public figures accused of sexual […]

Tell Police Chief Mike Sellers to Follow the Law

Police Chief Mike Sellers is trying to push the city council to pay extra for the security at the 49ers vs Seahawks game that was played Jan 1, 2017. But it’s against the law — Measure J the taxpayer protection act that prohibits general fund money from being used for stadium operations. Sellers says that […]

San Jose Mercury News Gets It Wrong – Santa Clara Mayor Gillmor Under Attack from pro-49er councilmembers

Santa Clara, CA – San Jose Mercury News reporter Ramona Giwargis published a story today with false accusations and claims that Santa Clara Mayor Lisa Gilmor is using the City’s PR Firm without authorization. ‘ Let’s clarify the facts. The entire City Council approved a motion to hire Banner Public Relations to help communicate important […]

Attack on Freedom of Speech in Santa Clara

By Hosam Haggag, Santa Clara resident, community activist & thought leader There is an Attack on Our Freedom of Speech in Santa Clara and WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT. By now, you’ve probably heard of the lawsuit that Miles Barber from the Santa Clara Weekly has filed against Robert Haugh’s new website Santa Clara News Online. I […]