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On-demand transit service Milpitas SMART officially launches

There’s a new app-based transit service in town, and it’s called Milpitas SMART.  SMART stands for Simple Mobile Access to Reliable Transit. The service officially...

Crumbl Cookies will open in Milpitas on September 16

Next Friday, September 16, at 8am sharp, Crumbl Cookies (537 E Calaveras Blvd.) will be opening for business in Milpitas. The owners are a...

Two Milpitas Unified school board members file police reports against Michael Tsai over “harassing messages”

At last Tuesday’s Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) School Board meeting, the board revisited AB361, a California law passed in 2021 that governs how...

Suraj Viswanathan is running for a seat on MUSD’s Board of Education

Suraj Viswanathan is running for a seat on Milpitas Unified School District’s (MUSD) Board of Education.  As a parent of two boys (a first- and...

Update on Project Homekey’s Hillview Ct. Apartments: calls to 911, Phan hopeful, Tran enraged

Milpitas City Councilmembers all expressed concern at last Tuesday’s August 16 Council meeting when they heard reports that calls to the Milpitas Police and...

Mayor Rich Tran withdraws from City Council race

Mayor Rich Tran has withdrawn from the 2022 Milpitas City Council race after announcing his candidacy late last year and then proceeding to actively...

Historic groundbreaking of MUSD’s Innovation Campus happens in Milpitas

Something historic happened in Milpitas last week.  The Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) broke ground on its new Innovation Campus on Wednesday, August 3.  The campus,...

FPPC fines Councilmember Anthony Phan $15,000 for improperly reporting loan and other violations

This past May, the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) fined Milpitas Councilmember Anthony Phan in the amount of $15,000.  Phan was found to be in...

Kelly Yip-Chuan running for re-election to MUSD’s Board of Education

Kelly Yip-Chuan is running for re-election to Milpitas Unified School District’s (MUSD) Board of Education.  Yip-Chuan, who is currently President of MUSD's School Board, has...

“I will be a very different mayor”: Anthony Phan launches campaign for Mayor of Milpitas

  “I will be a very different Mayor. I’m going to take my role very seriously. And it’s going to be about action and not...

Anu Nakka launches her campaign for MUSD’s Board of Education

Anu Nakka believes in the power of giving back to community.  A Milpitas resident for over two decades, Nakka has witnessed firsthand the impact that...

Milpitas works to create its first ever Women’s Task Force

For the past two years, the Milpitas City Council has worked toward creating the City’s first-ever Women’s Task Force. The idea of a Women’s...

Santa Clara County sets up 24/7 mental health hotline

As of last week, Santa Clara County residents seeking mental health or substance abuse support can dial 9-8-8 to reach trained counselors capable of...

Karina Dominguez “fired up” as she launches her campaign for Mayor

Karina Dominguez has spent the last four years listening.  Ever since she got elected as a Milpitas City Councilmember in 2018, she has been making...

Internal dispute plagues Milpitas Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors

  The Milpitas Chamber of Commerce has been in existence since 1957, helping to support and nurture the city’s small business community.  However, despite its longevity,...

Mosquitos with West Nile virus found in Milpitas

Mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus have been found in Milpitas. Tomorrow night, June 30, at around 10pm, truck-mounted equipment will be used to...

Juliette Gomez announces candidacy for Milpitas City Council

Juliette Gomez, who sits on the Board of the Milpitas Chamber of Commerce, has announced her candidacy for Milpitas City Council. Gomez has lived in...

Chick-fil-A opening in Milpitas on June 16

This Thursday, June 16, Chick-fil-A will be opening in Milpitas.  Located in the Town Center at 755 E Calaveras Blvd, the new restaurant will be...

Milpitas City Council votes to enhance regulation of lobbying activities

At their June 7 meeting, the Milpitas City Council voted to adopt an ordinance that would set new requirements and prohibitions for lobbyists.  The current...

Milpitas voters to decide on term limit for Councilmembers on November ballot

This week, the Milpitas City Council voted to put a new measure in front of voters that would amend the term limit for Councilmembers.   Right...

Latest election results: Measure E in a strong position, Alex Lee and Lily Mei lead in Assembly and Senate races

Votes are still being counted from Tuesday night’s primary election, but we’ve got some current numbers to report regarding the contests that pertain to...

With attack ads focusing on him, Assemblymember Alex Lee responds

In the past month, a variety of anti-Alex Lee ads have been circulating. These ads have criticized Lee for engaging in “monkey business,” said...

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