Joe Simitian

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Santa Clara County Supervisor; former State Senator for 11th District, representing Northern California counties including a portion of Silicon Valley and the City of Palo Alto

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Local police and sheriff's departments are using the Stingray — a mobile device that can track all our cell phone calls. They don't need a warrant.

The Secret Cell Phone Surveillance that Casts a Wide Net

Local police and sheriff's departments are using the Stingray — a mobile device that can track all our cell phone calls. They don't need a warrant.

from Which Way, L.A.?

The state legislature has given Governor Brown and President Obama a victory by  approving $4.7 billion in bonds  to begin building a bullet train from Los Angeles to San Francisco.

Will California Really Get High Speed Rail?

The state legislature has given Governor Brown and President Obama a victory by approving $4.7 billion in bonds to begin building a bullet train from Los Angeles to San Francisco.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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