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Facing new challenges, childcare facilities start to reopen in Milpitas

Earlier this month, the County of Santa Clara Public Health Department amended the Shelter-in-Place order to allow “childcare establishments, summer camps, schools, and other educational...

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...

Latest news

A letter from Councilmember Dominguez: “Our current Mayor seems more focused on his priorities than our city’s”

Dear Milpitas - my friends and my neighbors, Thank you for affording me the opportunity to serve you and thank you for your support.  We have...

Letter to the Editor: The natural wonder that is Higuera Park

Dear Editor: Congratulations Milpitas Beat and a special thank you to Joseph Ehardt for beginning to share some of the Milpitas historic treasures that are...

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...

Milpitas High School holds socially distanced graduation ceremony for Class of 2020

Milpitas High School’s class of 2020 graduated in a socially distanced ceremony at the end of June. The ceremony was split up over two...

State rejects Santa Clara County’s plans to reopen more businesses on July 13

Last week, Santa Clara County’s Public Health Officer Dr. Sara Cody issued a new risk-reduction order to allow businesses like nail and hair salons...
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