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Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa announced he will resign from office, citing his intention to plead guilty to charges filed by authorities Friday related to Shirakawa’s failure to file campaign finance reports and “inappropriate use of (his) county credit card,” according to a resignation letter he submitted Friday morning.
A series of workshops aimed at bolstering agritourism, enhancing the viability of wineries and clarifying existing laws that regulate the wine industry – a heated process that's left several local vintners feeling like they’ve “been had” under the “pretense of (the county) helping us” – is wrapping up after 12 months and more than a dozen meetings.
As President Barack Obama will address the nation Tuesday night in his State of the Union address, President George Shirakawa of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors delivered his State of the County address 2012 Tuesday afternoon.
George Shirakawa was elected Tuesday as the new County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors president for 2012.