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The Milpitas community grieves the sudden passing of Rohit Godhani, a beloved resident cherished for his warmth, intellect, and kindness. Rohit tragically drowned in the Rogue River in Oregon...
This past July 4th holiday, Milpitas resident Rohit Godhani died tragically in a drowning incident in Oregon’s Rogue River. Rohit is survived by his wife Ranjita and their two...

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Historic First: Inaugural class graduates from middle college in Milpitas

Back in August of 2021, a group of 13 students embarked into uncharted territory.  They entered Milpitas Middle College High School (MMCHS), an innovative program...

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Milpitas Unified School District receives $820K grant for enhancing career pathways for students

In a win for the Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD), the district was awarded $820,000 in grant money from the Golden State Pathways Program...

MHS students plan Hackathon in Milpitas to empower others through coding and collaboration

On Saturday May 25th, the first-ever “Milpitas Hacks” event will be happening in Milpitas from 7:30am to 9:00pm.  The event was co-founded by Milpitas High...

Robert Jung announces he will run for MUSD’s Board of Education

Robert Jung has announced that he will run to retain his seat on the Milpitas Unified School District’s (MUSD) Board of Education.   “There’s still a...

Curtner students qualify for World Finals in Odyssey of the Mind competition

Three teams of students from Curtner Elementary School (located at 275 Redwood Ave. in Milpitas) qualified to compete in Odyssey of the Mind’s World...

Doug Sueoka is running for a seat on MUSD’s Board of Education

Doug Sueoka is running for a seat on the Milpitas Unified School District’s (MUSD) Board of Education.  This will be Sueoka’s first ever run for...





Letters to the Editor

NJROTC offers pathways and opportunities to MHS students: Let’s find ways to keep it going

The Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) program at Milpitas High School is a 48-year program that offers high school students the opportunity to develop strong leadership and...

RIP World War II Veteran Phil Coneeny

This past June, my friend Phil Coneeny passed away. He was 96. I used to sit next to him at Veterans Day and Memorial...

Letter: “The reality is public parks with tennis courts are not intended for pickleball”

Dear Editor, This letter is in response to the Letter: “Hall was selected for Pickleball Pilot Program due to its distance from residential homes and...

Letter: “Hall was selected for Pickleball Pilot Program due to its distance from residential homes and low tennis usage”

Dear Editor: This letter is in response to the article: Tennis Players at Hall Memorial Park fight to save courts from pickle ball conversion The biggest...



At Home

Islam and the education of women

When you see a hijab (head covering)-clad woman walk by, what is the first thought that crosses your mind?  Be honest.  “People are shocked to see...

Milpitas Library keeps community engaged virtually

Although the doors to the Milpitas Library have been closed since shelter-in-place orders went into effect last month, it doesn’t mean that access to...

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Reflections during National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. All month, mental health advocates, prevention organizations, survivors and community members unite to promote suicide awareness. I admit that...

A Letter to my friend Lanny Poffo (three months after your passing)…

Dear Lanny Poffo… You died 3 months ago. You were my friend for 7 years, as of 2016. But the first time I ever saw...