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A letter to my sons: How America got into this COVID-19 mess

Dear Benny & Henry— I write to you in the midst of what is shaping up to be one of the most staggering crises in...

Open letter to California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez: Repeal AB5 right this second

Dear Ms. Gonzalez— This is insane. Your law AB5, also known for some reason as “the gig economy law” despite its total miscomprehension of what the...

If all lives really do matter, then why aren’t we acting like It?

I was first introduced to the Black Lives Matter movement six years ago, in the wake of the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed...

The road to peace is paved with justice

As the US is gripped with days of unrest and protest, one has to finally come to terms with the fact that this happens...

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...

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...

Sewing for safety

Amid the pandemic that had just gripped the world, on March 21st, I found out that a personal friend, who happens to be a...

RED DENNIS & The Politics of Disrespect

I was in Mountain View, toward the end of 2019, in front of a plain gray building awaiting the presence of The Ciardellas and...

Live Blog: COVID-19 updates for Milpitas

11:58 p.m., April 23, 2020: At present Milpitas has 66 total cases of COVID-19. The total cases in Santa Clara County are up at 1,987;...

Lawsuits:  Nasty, Brutal, But Short?

The federal and state courts in Santa Clara County are some of the busiest in California and the nation as a whole.  With its...

Himalayan Salt & Wellness

Himalayan salt, also known as pink salt, has taken the world by storm – and not without good reason. Over the last few years,...

A wrap-up of our Community Conversation on equity and inclusion

The City of Milpitas is home to a community that is 65% Asian or Pacific Islander, 17% Latino, 14% White, 3% mixed race, and 2%...

Dear Benny…there’s something you need to know…

Dear Benny-- There’s something important I have to share with you, and because in a way it pertains to...

The Milpitas Beat Went on a Ride-Along with the Milpitas Police Department. Here’s what happened…

    It was a Monday evening when I pulled into the Milpitas Police Department parking lot.  The sky above was bright and clear, shining with the...

The Bald Eagles of Milpitas

  I pulled up into the Curtner Elementary School parking lot. It was around 80 degrees outside, yet felt way hotter. Since school is out for...

Latest news

Milpitas City Council votes to place sales tax measure on November ballot

The Milpitas City Council is back to meeting again, after their July break. And on Tuesday night, Council voted to place a sales tax measure...

Milpitas Mayoral race: Pete McHugh steps in

This article is part of a series on figures who have declared their candidacy for Milpitas City Council or Mayor of Milpitas for November’s...

Technical foul-up: COVID-19 cases are being underreported in Santa Clara County and across California

This week, alarming language on Santa Clara County’s COVID-19 website cited a statewide issue with tracking and reporting virus cases: “Due to a significant and...

Vice Mayor Bob Nuñez will seek reelection to Milpitas City Council

This article is part of a series on figures who have declared their candidacy for Milpitas City Council or Mayor of Milpitas for November’s...

Masks to freedom: Wearing masks will bring back freedom

Few things bother Americans more than infringements on their Freedom. Freedom is the God-given right of Americans: go spend a day at the beach, go...
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