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Milpitas approves budget adjustments to manage COVID-impacted revenue

The Milpitas City Council unanimously approved adjustments Tuesday to its current budget to offset an estimated $13.8 million revenue loss due in large part...

Milpitas temporarily waives late fees for fire permits, business license tax

The Milpitas City Council approved waiving late fees related to business licenses and fire permits Tuesday, hoping to help small businesses impacted by the...

Milpitas passes labor and wage theft ordinance

The Milpitas City Council unanimously passed an ordinance last Tuesday that will impose harsh penalties on contractors and developers that participate in wage theft...

Tran, Phan issue memo calling for Trump to be removed from office

Milpitas Mayor Rich Tran and Councilman Anthony Phan are the latest South Bay leaders to join the call for President Donald Trump to be...

Milpitas approves construction firm for new fire station, rejects negative allegations against company

The Milpitas City Council awarded the rights Tuesday to build Milpitas’s next fire station to a construction firm whose work safety, budgeting, and construction...

Citizen Nuñez: For the former councilmember, the good work goes on

Bob Nuñez sounds like he’s enjoying himself. I have no idea where he is. We’re on the phone. But I hear the sound of cars...

Milpitas holds swear-in ceremony for Tran, Phan, Chua; Montano named new Vice Mayor

This past Tuesday, the City of Milpitas certified November 2020’s election results and held a swear-in ceremony over Zoom.  Mayor Rich Tran, who was elected...

Rich Tran looks forward to third term as Mayor of Milpitas

    Rich Tran never hides the fact that his affinity for Milpitas, and all the families that live within it, is what propels him each...

Judge shoots down attempt by Milpitas residents to stop homeless housing project

This story has been updated A request to halt turning a Milpitas hotel into permanent housing for unhoused individuals was denied Monday, clearing another roadblock...

The Comeback Kid: Anthony Phan takes top spot in 2020 Milpitas City Council race

In a 2020 election season surprise, Milpitas City Councilmember Anthony “The Kid” Phan took the top spot in the council election, orchestrating a comeback...

Evelyn Chua makes history as first Filipina elected to Milpitas City Council

Evelyn Chua’s commitment to community service runs deep.  Whether it’s bringing homemade meals to police officers and firefighters, delivering face coverings to residents, or spending...

Milpitas City Council meeting notes for November 2020

Note: These meeting notes will be added to as more meetings come in the month of November.   November 10, 2020:  Action is being taken to...

Milpitas residents & local leaders march in support of unhoused community

This past Saturday, Milpitas residents rallied as part of a group called Milpitas Hope for the Unhoused, which works in support of the city’s...

Latest Milpitas election results: Mayor Tran wins third term, Phan and Chua hold on to lead for Council

Note: The numbers in this article are from the night of November 4. Updates to numbers are below each section.  This is how things look...

LIVE BLOG: Election Day in Milpitas

Scroll from the bottom to read in chronological order. After more than a year of campaigning and almost eight months of post-primary canvassing, Milpitas voters...

Milpitas residents hire law firm to push back against homeless housing project

A group of Milpitas residents have banded together to hire a law firm to fight back against Project Homekey in Milpitas.   When news of plans...

Milpitas Mayor Rich Tran may have violated Brown Act after Homekey closed session meeting

This article has been updated below.  It appears that Milpitas Mayor Rich Tran may have violated the Brown Act...again.  After an October 28 closed session meeting...

Milpitas City Council faces sharp criticism from Governor and Law Foundation over planned Homekey lawsuit

The Milpitas City Council is catching heat for its recent unanimous vote in favor of a lawsuit against Santa Clara County to prevent the...

Milpitas to mount lawsuit over homeless housing project

UPDATE (Oct. 26): The Milpitas City Council will move forward with its suit and use a “specialized law firm,” due to a conflict of...

Get to know the candidates: Sunnyhills Apartments

This is part of a series of Q&As for Mayoral and City Council candidates for the November 2020 election. Questions were submitted by Milpitas...

Milpitas caps food delivery fees at 15%

This article has been updated. Milpitas follows Santa Clara to become the second South Bay city to cap how much online food delivery companies like...

Get to know the candidates: Small business support

This is part of a series of Q&As for Mayoral and City Council candidates for the November 2020 election. Questions were submitted by Milpitas...

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