By Robert Haugh
Santa Clara News Online has evaluated the prosecution’s “witness list” that reveals who was called before the Santa Clara Criminal Grand Jury for the case against indicted Councilmember Anthony Becker.
In addition to District Attorney personnel with criminal expertise and members of the Civil Grand Jury, it looks like there are four other key groupings.
Interestingly, Becker’s mother was called before the Grand Jury, as was Councilman Suds Jain.
Here’s the witness list:
49ers Executives and Consultants
Elena Caple, San Francisco 49ers Communications & Public Affairs Director
Maggie Carr, Milltown Partners
Rahul Chandhok, San Francisco 49ers Chief Communications & Public Affairs Officer (recently left the team to work for US Soccer Federation)
Al Guido, President, San Francisco 49ers
Emily Matthews, San Francisco 49ers Communications & Public Affairs Manager
Larry MacNeil, San Francisco 49ers employee/consultant
Russell H. Miller, Attorney
Anne Moriarity, Milltown Partners
Ace Smith, Bearstar Strategies
People Associated with Becker and His Campaign
David Andre (former ConVis Bureau employee)
Bruno Kirschbaum (campaign staff/volunteer)
John McLemore (former City Councilmember)
Virginia Becker Goncalves (Becker’s mother)
Steve Ngo, former Interim City Attorney
Nora Pimentel, Assistant City Clerk
Sudhanshu “Suds” Jain, City of Santa Clara Councilmember