Valley Politics


[Episode #27: March 2017]

In the studio, Terry talks with District Two’s newly-elected Councilmember Sergio Jimenez who shares his experiences on what it takes to run and win a San Jose City Council race.

In Community News, Development and Communications Director, Mike Hayes, briefs us on the work of Momentum for Mental Health, the largest nonprofit provider of mental health services in Santa Clara County.

And finally, on “Where Are They Now?”, Terry talks with 70s and 80s activist Claire Benson about how she lead the campaign to beat San Jose’s old growth machine, which changed the city’s development policies forever.

Valley Politics is a fresh and informative perspective on Silicon Valley’s politics and public policy. Each episode features four segments including:

  • Silicon Valley hot topic with guest experts
  • Neighborhood News – City Council members and elected officials give updates on their districts and the city in general
  • Where Are They Now? – catching up with retired leaders who made a difference in our community
  • People’s Opinion – on-the-street reporter gathers opinions on current topics in different areas


The show airs every Wednesday at 8PM PST and Saturday at 9PM PST. New episodes air the first Wednesday of every month.

Duration: 30 minutes
Schedule: Wednesday 8PM PST & Saturday 9PM PST
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