By Robert Haugh
The Good — The Leg Drop Award: Pat Nikolai will be Santa Clara’s next police chief since he’s the only candidate on the March ballot. He put himself in a good position with his strong showing in 2016. He smartly rolled out endorsements in the last few months. That got his only opponent Dan Winter to drop out.
The Bad — The Jabroni Award: Kaiser Santa Clara for cutting an important chaplain position in a short-sighted move to save a little money. And they’re letting a great No One Dies Alone program deteriorate.