San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo delivers final State of the City

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo hasn’t washed his car since April 3, 2013 — the day he drove the Chevy Volt off the dealership lot.

It’s the thing he said he hasn’t accomplished since being elected mayor in 2014. And on Thursday night, under the bright stage lights at the California Theatre, he delivered his final State of the City address, using the dirtied vehicle as a metaphor for not only his, but San Jose’s “penchant” for taking the “long view.”

The car, Liccardo said, would become a “not-so-shining model of water conservation” as the state has suffered through yet another drought. It’s an antidote for a made-up disease

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