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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...

Interview with Kansen Chu on his campaign for State Assembly

Kansen Chu didn’t run for California State Assembly last time around. In 2020, he shifted his attention to the Santa Clara County Board of...

Santa Clara County to ramp up wildfire prevention efforts

As the state and region see the start of this year’s fire season while facing a severe drought, The County of Santa Clara and...

Milpitas launching a Catalytic Converter Program to protect residents

With catalytic converter theft at an all-time high, many cities have been searching for new solutions to protect their residents.  At their March 15 meeting,...

Milpitas High School Robotics Team wins State Championship

In early March, four Milpitas High School (MHS) students from the Milpitas Xtreme Robotics Team 1669X went out to Redding, California, to compete in...

Aisha Wahab’s campaign for Senate District 10 gains momentum

Aisha Wahab is on a mission. It’s a simple one. She just wants all of us to move forward together. As one. As a...

Milpitas Police chase man suspected of killing ex-girlfriend

The Milpitas Police Department (MPD) has opened a murder investigation 2 days into the new year, after receiving a call on Sunday from a...

“Active Situation” at Great Mall brings in police from Milpitas, San Jose, CHP

Police personnel from Milpitas, San Jose, and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) poured into The Great Mall parking lot on Friday evening following reports...

Santa Clara County now offering vaccines for children aged 5 to 11

In light of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) approval on November 2 for children aged 5-to-11 to take the COVID-19 vaccine,...

Milpitas Metro Specific Plan aims to transform areas around Great Mall, BART Station

On Monday, October 25, the City of Milpitas held a virtual Community Open House to introduce to the public the Milpitas Metro Specific Plan...

Community voices disappointment after Milpitas City Council votes to postpone item on moderate income housing

At this past Tuesday’s Milpitas City Council meeting, over 100 community members were present -- both in-person and over Zoom -- to speak on...

New details emerge in murder of transgender woman at Project Homekey site

Natalia Smut, a 24-year-old transgender woman who was killed by her boyfriend in April, had been living in an under-construction room at Milpitas’ Project...

Milpitas Unified School District reports 44 COVID cases in first month

A month into the 2021-22 school year and the Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) has reported 44 cases of COVID-19. Forty-two students across 15...

Mayor Tran accused of retaliation in City Attorney hiring process, calls allegations “out of this world”

When the Milpitas City Council decided to fire its in-house city attorney in 2015 and opted to contract out its legal services instead, it...

The people-powered campaign of Jaime Raul Zepeda

Midterm elections are fast approaching, and amongst the seats up for grabs are some of those in the California State Senate. Yes, that’s right,...

San Jose Mayor Calls on Santa Clara County Sheriff Smith to Resign

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo is calling on Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith to resign from her post as the top law enforcement...

Milpitas couple arrested for human trafficking

Earlier today, June 9, a human trafficking and pimping investigation that had lasted two years concluded with arrests in Milpitas. The investigation was conducted by...

Valley Water declares water shortage, mandates 15% reduction in water usage

  As drought conditions worsen in Santa Clara County, the water district has declared a water shortage emergency and asks residents to conserve water.  Historically dry...

Hundreds gather to mourn the nine lives lost in VTA rail yard shooting

They were more than just names.  To the hundreds who gathered in front of San Jose City Hall Thursday evening, the nine Santa Clara Valley...

Milpitas’ 2021-22 Proposed Budget has been released

On Tuesday, May 4, Milpitas City Manager Steve McHarris put out the FY 2021-22 Proposed Budget, totaling $194.4 million. Minimal impacts to community services...

Santa Clara County rapidly increasing & expanding COVID-19 vaccinations

A fresh influx of COVID-19 vaccines delivered to Santa Clara County just this morning has spurred a rapid increase in the amount of vaccine...

San Jose City College leaders weigh in on solutions to anti-Asian violence

“The story of the AAPI community is not monolithic,” read a letter penned this month by Deborah J. Ikeda, President of the Asian...

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