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Affordable Housing

Milpitas City Council approves revised ADU plan

The Milpitas City Council Tuesday voted 4-1 -- with Councilmember Karina Dominguez dissenting -- to approve a revised five-acre, single-family home development on North...

Sunnyhills Neighbhorhood developer plans 44 new residential units

Real estate developer JMK Investments held its first community meeting in November to present its plans for a new 44-unit development in Milpitas’s Sunnyhills...

Terrace Gardens celebrates 30-year anniversary

Out of all the great things going on in Milpitas that one could celebrate right now, the fact that Terrace Gardens has been in...

Open letter to the Milpitas City Council: “Milpitas rents are NOT SUSTAINABLE.”

Dear Mayor, Councilmembers, and Housing Subcommittee Staff,   “The cost of rental housing in Milpitas and the region has soared in recent years, as the pace...

Milpitas Mayor and Vice Mayor clash over affordable housing

Mayor Rich Tran and Vice Mayor Karina Dominguez have clashed publicly on Facebook in the past couple of days, following a City Council vote...

What’s New in Milpitas: Housing Subcommittee Starts Meeting, Mayor Enters Assemblymember Race, & More

New Housing Subcommittee Starts Meeting   On Tuesday, May 21, the Housing Subcommittee occupied by Councilmembers Bob Nuñez and Carmen Montano met for the first...

Tenants in Milpitas Demand Protections

It’s raining out. But that does nothing to deter Ana Naranjo and Veronica Salce from walking the streets and knocking on apartment doors. Both...

Families in Milpitas are being Evicted from their Homes

    In mid-September, an unfamiliar woman approached Ana Naranjo’s apartment door. She then handed Naranjo a sheet of paper, demanding that she sign it.   Naranjo...

Approved: New South Main Street Development with 220 Residential Units

    At the last City Council meeting (on October 16), the Milpitas City Council approved forward motion on the “Main Street Milpitas” project, a 7-story,...

Things just got interesting with affordable housing in Milpitas

    When it comes to affordable housing, Milpitas is leaning all the way in. At a special City Council meeting on Tuesday, June 12, several...

Milpitas taking an active role in tackling affordable housing crisis

  This past Saturday, May 12, 2018, Milpitas Mayor Rich Tran and Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s Nathan Ho moderated Housing Tour 2018, for the sake...

Latest news

Solving racism at home

I don’t normally write about this topic. Not my forte. But the pictures and videos in the George Floyd case have demanded my voice...

Assembly candidate Alex Lee got arrested Sunday night; here’s the full story

Alex T. Lee is 24 years old. A Democrat, Lee is squaring off against Republican Bob Brunton in November 2020’s race for California State...

An interview with newly appointed Milpitas City Manager Steve McHarris

At the May 19 Milpitas City Council meeting, Council voted unanimously to appoint Steve McHarris as City Manager. McHarris had been serving as Interim...

The other first responders: Milpitas Public Works

When we think of First Responders, we tend to think of, appreciate, and thank our healthcare workers, mailmen, farmers, grocery workers, drivers, delivery personnel,...

Cost of reopening schools adds to the challenge

As we all push towards getting back to some semblance of normality, opening schools is one of the most important steps. However, the proposed...
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