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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,...

Great Mall to host India Independence Day Celebration on August 13-14

This weekend, Milpitas’ Great Mall will be welcoming families, shoppers, and residents to an event  commemorating India on its 75th Independence Day.  The dates are...

Milpitas High student plans event to raise funds for Sankara Eye Foundation

The Beat loves nothing more than featuring young people in our community who are doing good in the world.  This week, we’re covering Sheen Raina,...

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...

Assemblymember candidate Bob Brunton sets his sights on November election

After passing the California State Assembly District 24 primary, Bob Brunton has high hopes about the upcoming November election. Brunton, a Republican, has lived...

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...

Hon Lien is running for Milpitas City Council

Hon Lien’s passion for service is palpable.  Whether she’s out impacting others through her work in various organizations or serving on the Milpitas Unified School...

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...

Milpitas community comes together for campout in Higuera Adobe Park

On June 18-19, Milpitas’ Recreation and Community Services department hosted its first ever Campout at Higuera Adobe Park.   Families started arriving late Saturday afternoon to...

Champion table tennis player Xin Li is making a name for herself

When she was 7 years old, Xin Li discovered table tennis.  From that moment on, she dedicated herself fully to the sport. She quit all...

Milpitas Historical Society awards first Elaine Levine Memorial Scholarship in Journalism

Last month, the Milpitas Historical Society gave out its very first Elaine Levine Memorial Scholarship in Journalism. At Milpitas High School’s (MHS) Senior Awards Night,...

Technology company opening on McCarthy Blvd. in Milpitas

Socionext America Inc., a leading fabless SoC (System-on-Chip) supplier, has announced a relocation to Milpitas. The company’s specialty is designing and developing products for...

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...

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