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Students rise up as community leaders to help unhoused residents in Milpitas

At the beginning of 2021, Thac Nguyen, owner of Blue Dragon Taekwondo Academy (1485 N. Milpitas Blvd.), started a new leadership program for his...

Santa Clara County will allow youth sports, performing arts activities to resume outdoors

COVID-19 rates are falling in Santa Clara County. The 7-day rolling average number of new cases is currently 296.  As a result, County officials today...

Winners of Milpitas Strong Art Contest announced

The winners of the Milpitas Strong Art Contest have been announced.  Back in October, 2020, the public began making submissions in three categories: Adult T-shirt,...

Milpitas Unified School District decides to pause in-person learning sessions with two week quarantine

This week, Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) called a Special Board of Education meeting to address the recent COVID surge in the community.  After confirming...

Plans underway for in-person learning to begin at Milpitas elementary schools in January

The Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) is working to usher in Phase 3 of its EducatEveryWhere program, developed earlier this year to help students...

Blue Dragon Taekwondo Academy students win 136 medals in Virtual National Championships

Over the weekend of October 24-25, Milpitas’ own Blue Dragon Taekwondo Academy dominated at 2020’s Taekwondo Virtual National Championships. The Academy, under the tutelage of...

Third graders from St. John the Baptist Catholic School score big win

Earlier this year, in February, before the pandemic, The Beat went out to visit a group of 3rd-grade students at St. John the Baptist...

Girls’ Milpitas NV PAL Softball league in limbo over practice and game location

For nearly 30 years, Milpitas North Valley PAL Softball, formerly known as North Valley Milpitas Bobby Sox, has been instrumental in shaping the lives...

Children’s socially distanced Cricket Camp a hit

Over Labor Day weekend, Bay Area children of varying ages got to enjoy a trio of socially distanced cricket camps organized by Willow Cricket...

Even during COVID, Rotary Vietnam Project presses on

The District 5170 Rotary Club has been doing amazing things through its Rotary Vietnam Project.  “This is about youth coming together and interacting with the...

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center opening at Great Mall in Spring of 2021

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center is set to open at Milpitas’ Great Mall in the Spring of 2021. Said LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Bay Area General Manager James...

Pandemic conditions inspire Merryhill students to form debate club

Although the pandemic has led to Merryhill School in Milpitas being closed since March, that has done nothing to deter the spirit of its...

Facing new challenges, childcare facilities start to reopen in Milpitas

Earlier this month, the County of Santa Clara Public Health Department amended the Shelter-in-Place order to allow “childcare establishments, summer camps, schools, and other educational...

Students at Merryhill Preschool in Milpitas pack 100 gift boxes for children in need around the world

Submitted by Merryhill Preschool  During this past Holiday Season, Pre-K students at Merryhill Preschool in Milpitas recently met their goal of packing and preparing 100...

Production of “The Little Mermaid” a smashing success

The Milpitas Children’s Theater Alliance would like to acknowledge Director Mei-Wan Chai and all Center Stage Performing Arts (CSPA) cast members and volunteers for their...

Blue Dragon Taekwondo Academy teaches more than just kicking & punching

You walk in and are struck by the color blue. It’s a sea of blue mats, but it’s not yet underneath your feet. You must...

12-year-old Michael Medina from Milpitas’ Junior Giants league wins scholarship 

Run by Milpitas’ Police Activities League (PAL), the Junior Giants is a noncompetitive summer baseball and softball program that offers many opportunities for children...

Legoland Discovery Center breaks ground at Milpitas’ Great Mall

Legoland Discovery Center held its groundbreaking celebration at the Great Mall in Milpitas this past Thursday, September 26. The 31,000 square foot center will officially...

Opinion: The Future Comes at the Expense of the Past

Toward the end of last month, on Wednesday, April 24, the Milpitas Planning Commission arrived unanimously at a historical decision, approving the presence of...

Opinion: Let’s Inspire our Kids

In March, I had the honor and pleasure of hosting the 6th Annual STEAM showcase. We had over 240 students participating, representing every public...

Weller Elementary School and Flamekeepers Host March Awareness Event to Celebrate Diversity

Flamekeepers, an organization run by Milpitas resident Demetress Morris, hosted a spirited March Awareness event at Weller Elementary School, centered around diversity and Black...

City of Milpitas Looking for Businesses to Participate in Work-Readiness Program for Teens

For the first time ever, the City of Milpitas will be offering a Milpitas Youth Force (MYF) program for teens this summer. A work-readiness experience,...

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