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Students at Merryhill Preschool in Milpitas pack 100 gift boxes for children in need around the world

Submitted by Merryhill Preschool  During this past Holiday Season, Pre-K students at Merryhill Preschool in Milpitas recently met their goal of packing and preparing 100...

Production of “The Little Mermaid” a smashing success

The Milpitas Children’s Theater Alliance would like to acknowledge Director Mei-Wan Chai and all Center Stage Performing Arts (CSPA) cast members and volunteers for their...

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...

12-year-old Michael Medina from Milpitas’ Junior Giants league wins scholarship 

Run by Milpitas’ Police Activities League (PAL), the Junior Giants is a noncompetitive summer baseball and softball program that offers many opportunities for children...

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...

Opinion: The Future Comes at the Expense of the Past

Toward the end of last month, on Wednesday, April 24, the Milpitas Planning Commission arrived unanimously at a historical decision, approving the presence of...

Opinion: Let’s Inspire our Kids

In March, I had the honor and pleasure of hosting the 6th Annual STEAM showcase. We had over 240 students participating, representing every public...

Weller Elementary School and Flamekeepers Host March Awareness Event to Celebrate Diversity

Flamekeepers, an organization run by Milpitas resident Demetress Morris, hosted a spirited March Awareness event at Weller Elementary School, centered around diversity and Black...

City of Milpitas Looking for Businesses to Participate in Work-Readiness Program for Teens

For the first time ever, the City of Milpitas will be offering a Milpitas Youth Force (MYF) program for teens this summer. A work-readiness experience,...

St. John’s School Gears Up for First STEM Fair

On Aidan’s laptop, he has a page about Q-tips and velocity from Autodesk open. Nina has the Science Buddies website up, and Aditya is...

In the Interest of a Positive Future for our Children

Our 21st-century Silicon Valley children live in a social-media driven, capitalistic, globally-interconnected and rapidly changing world. They are surrounded by wealth, poverty and a wide variety...

CASSY Looking After Mental Health Among Bay Area Youth

Tucked away in a cozy office at 544 Valley Way, CASSY (Counseling and Support Services for Youth) makes its headquarters in Milpitas, but is...

Pearl Zanker Elementary School to Close Out Black History Month in Dynamic Fashion

February may be over, but Pearl Zanker Elementary School (1585 Fallen Leaf Dr.), which this year hosted its first-ever Black History Month Ceremony, will...

A Conversation on Preventing Gun Violence in Milpitas

In 2012, the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newton, Connecticut, claimed the lives of 20 children and 6 adults. In response to the...

Milpitas Teen Center off to a Robust Start

On the evening of Friday, February 15, the Milpitas Teen Center hosted Friend’s Day, an event to which their members could bring along non-member...

Pearl Zanker Elementary Hosts First-Ever Black History Month Ceremony

Zanker Elementary School in Milpitas kicked off the first day of Black History Month by hosting an opening ceremony/assembly. Reverend Jethroe Moore, who's President...

Great Mall Hosts 4th Annual Lunar New Year Festival

Great Mall will be hosting its fourth annual Lunar New Year festival this weekend. Come celebrate the Year of the Pig throughout the mall...

2019 Milpitas Little League Registration Deadline Extended to 01/27

Milpitas Little League registration has been extended to January 27, 2019. Any boys or girls between 4...

Cricket is in Milpitas, and it’s Aiming to Take Over the Country

It’s not often a world championship trophy comes to Milpitas. But it’s even more unusual for a sports-crazed nation to not realize...

Milpitas Rotary Club Presents $10,000 Check to School District

At this past Tuesday's Board of Education meeting, representatives from the Milpitas Rotary Club came to present a $10,000 check to the...

Rancho Middle School Students Raise Money for Wildfire Victims

When Rancho Middle School Art Teacher Jim Coulson played the film "Pay It Forward" (2000) for his...

Women are Winning: A Profile of New School Board Member Kelly Yip-Chuan

  This past November's election was a historic one for women. A record number of 116 women took seats in Congress. Add to this the...

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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...


Voice of Milpitas group opposes La Quinta Hotel in Hillview Neighborhood

Dear Editor: The broader neighborhood sprang into action late last October when those within 1,000 feet of the corner of Hillview Drive and Jacklin Road...

If ever there was a time to think globally, and act locally, it is now

This week Apple announced it is donating 9 million protective masks to the US COVID-19 relief efforts. Facebook offered 720,000 masks and Tesla another...

Amidst news that has the world in pain, there are positives

Editor's Note: This letter was submitted on March 22nd.  Dear Editor: Positive News! I have walked through Milpitas parks with my four-legged companions over the last 30...
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