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The Milpitas Beat is offering free advertising to small business owners

As a way of supporting small business owners in our community, The Milpitas Beat is offering free advertising to all Milpitas businesses, starting March...

Coronavirus news: 51% of small business owners say they won’t survive beyond 0-3 months

Last week, in a Goldman Sachs survey of 1,500 small business owners in the United States, 51% of them said that, amidst the COVID-19...

City of Milpitas initates action in wake of coronavirus pandemic

Last week’s Milpitas City Council meeting marked a first... Following the announcement of a shelter-in-place order by the County of Santa Clara, the...

As coronavirus fears spread, Milpitas small businesses struggle to keep the lights on

Come to Taqueria Las Vegas around lunchtime most days and you can—or could—expect to find yourself standing outside the door due to its long...

Milpitas restaurants to support during this COVID-19 crisis

Milpitas community: Consider ordering take-out or delivery from these local restaurants to help support our Milpitas businesses during this challenging time... Biryaniz Milpitas 18 S....

Fake signs about La Quinta Hotel project raise questions among residents

An unidentified group of young men were seen last Saturday, February 8, putting up fraudulent signs at the corner of Jacklin and Hillview.  The signs...

Milpitas Planning Commission Rejects La Quinta Hotel Plan Over “Community Pride”

After hearing over two hours of public comment and another three hours of presentations and deliberation Wednesday night, the Milpitas Planning Commission rejected a...

Blue Dragon Taekwondo Academy teaches more than just kicking & punching

You walk in and are struck by the color blue. It’s a sea of blue mats, but it’s not yet underneath your feet. You must...

Three cheers for three years: IBU Taproom celebrates third year in Milpitas

Compared to other places of libation, taprooms are simple. Whether it be in Downtown San Jose or LA, you can spot one: wood-carved bar,...

Planning Commission seeks more detailed plans for new hotel; community raises concerns

The site at 1000 Jacklin Road has stood vacant for almost a year. And judging from the Milpitas Planning Commission’s latest meeting on Wednesday,...

Milpitas Planning Commission will hold Public Hearing on proposed La Quinta Hotel project

A petition in opposition to the La Quinta Hotel project proposed to be built at 1000 Jacklin Drive has been circulating around Milpitas.  Currently, it...

Meet Milpitas-based Photographer John Vu

How long have you been a photographer?  I’ve been a photographer for 6 years now. I learned photography from my uncle on my dad's side;...

Celsius Ice Cream, where “dessert dreams come true”

In some ways, rolled ice cream, like most other desserts, is an art form. A chef puts ingredients together, chops them up, methodically scrapes...

Opposition is not Advocacy

Below is an excerpt from a recent NFIB article titled ‘California Legislature Codifies Dynamex Decision.’ The NFIB is an advocate for small businesses. Leading up to...

What will Legoland Discovery Center at Milpitas’ Great Mall be named?

On September 26, 2019, outside Milpitas’ Great Mall, a groundbreaking ceremony took place to initiate construction on a brand new Legoland Discovery Center, set to...

Chamber of Commerce Office Manager CJ Ericson reaches 10 years on the job  

When you put in a phone call to the Milpitas Chamber of Commerce, invariably, no matter the day or the time, you find yourself...

Patelco Credit Union puts community first  

Patelco Credit Union has been around since 1936. Back then, it had just $500 in assets.  Now, it’s the 26th largest credit union in the...

Legoland Discovery Center breaks ground at Milpitas’ Great Mall

Legoland Discovery Center held its groundbreaking celebration at the Great Mall in Milpitas this past Thursday, September 26. The 31,000 square foot center will officially...

Half Penny Fish & Grill Closes After 50 Years

Kwan Sung is no stranger to the kitchen. He started working behind the cash register at his father’s restaurant, Half Penny Fish & Grill,...

Bodhi Meditation in Milpitas Offers Space to Heal 

Tucked away on Hanson Court is a building devoted to amplifying peace within the minds, bodies, and spirits of all those who enter it.  Run...

As New Minimum Wage Takes Effect, Small Business Owners Look for Options to Stay Afloat

Casa Azteca, tucked away in a corner of a strip mall on Main Street, has been a Milpitas food staple for years, bringing together...

Dr. Larry Napolitano, DDS Celebrates 35 Years in Milpitas

You walk into the space and you feel instantly soothed. All is stable and peaceful here. The staff greets you warmly. The ambiance bustles...

Latest news

County Supervisors vote to explore Milpitas Homeless Shelter proposal despite opposition from local officials

As Santa Clara County struggles to deal with the coronavirus crisis, the County Board of Supervisors is looking at an undeveloped plot of land...

Podcast: Dealing with stress during a pandemic with Ritu Riyat

On our Bay Area Beat podcast, we interviewed Ritu Riyat, a Public Health Professional and Global Educator on stress management, who is based in...

The Beat’s Virtual Stage: Zeyoncé Brown sings “Hero”

At 18 years old, Zeyoncé Brown is a rising star in our community and beyond. Audiences across the Bay Area have seen her perform...

What you can do to help families in need & locally-owned restaurants in Milpitas

The Milpitas Beat is joining forces with the Milpitas Chamber of Commerce and the Milpitas Community Educational Endowment to support local restaurant owners, while...

Crisis Counselors helping residents cope with anxiety and stress

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Crisis Counselors at the County of Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Services Department have been stepping up to meet...
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