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Milpitas City Council Candidate Isaac Stringer brings a “different point-of-view”

Isaac Stringer, a newcomer to Milpitas politics, has launched his first political campaign: he’s running for City Council and has entered the arena filled...

Update on Project Homekey’s Hillview Ct. Apartments: calls to 911, Phan hopeful, Tran enraged

Milpitas City Councilmembers all expressed concern at last Tuesday’s August 16 Council meeting when they heard reports that calls to the Milpitas Police and...

Mayor Rich Tran withdraws from City Council race

Mayor Rich Tran has withdrawn from the 2022 Milpitas City Council race after announcing his candidacy late last year and then proceeding to actively...

“I will be a very different mayor”: Anthony Phan launches campaign for Mayor of Milpitas

  “I will be a very different Mayor. I’m going to take my role very seriously. And it’s going to be about action and not...

Milpitas works to create its first ever Women’s Task Force

For the past two years, the Milpitas City Council has worked toward creating the City’s first-ever Women’s Task Force. The idea of a Women’s...

Hon Lien is running for Milpitas City Council

Hon Lien’s passion for service is palpable.  Whether she’s out impacting others through her work in various organizations or serving on the Milpitas Unified School...

Juliette Gomez announces candidacy for Milpitas City Council

Juliette Gomez, who sits on the Board of the Milpitas Chamber of Commerce, has announced her candidacy for Milpitas City Council. Gomez has lived in...

Planning Commissioner Dipak Awasthi announces his run for Milpitas City Council

Milpitas Planning Commissioner and small business owner Dipak Awasthi has announced his candidacy for Milpitas City Council. A Milpitas resident for 25 years, Awasthi is...

Homelessness Task Force recommendations presented to City Council

For the past few months, the issue of homelessness has been something the Milpitas City Council has attempted to address. In order to tackle...

Councilmember Karina Dominguez kickstarts initiative to deliver PPE and essential items to Milpitas residents

With many Milpitas residents on the waitlist for free Covid-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Councilmember Karina Dominguez decided to start a project to provide...

Mayor Tran calls Councilmember Dominguez a “disgrace” & threatens her with a censure

At this past Tuesday’s Milpitas City Council meeting, Council discussed the possibility of converting the Turing Apartments (located at 1355 McCandless Drive) into low-...

Councilmember Phan buys domain of Vice Mayor Montano’s name, redirects it to his fundraising site

Last summer, Vice Mayor Carmen Montano announced that she would be running for Mayor of Milpitas in 2022.  As of late, no one else has...

Milpitas City Council creates priority list for 2022

2022 will be a busy year for the Milpitas City Council. With over 60 possible agenda items planned for the year, the Council needed a...

Milpitas Mayor Rich Tran announces he will run for Councilmember in 2022

Last week on Facebook, Mayor Rich Tran announced his intention to run for Milpitas City Council in 2022, for a seat that’s to open...

Mayor Tran accused of retaliation in City Attorney hiring process, calls allegations “out of this world”

When the Milpitas City Council decided to fire its in-house city attorney in 2015 and opted to contract out its legal services instead, it...

Milpitas makes plans to hire new City Attorney

Milpitas is searching for a new city attorney, but this time they’re looking to hire someone full-time instead of continuing to contract out the...

Milpitas puts $1.28 million in federal funding toward residents most impacted by COVID

The federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program has provided grant funding to the City of Milpitas, to the tune of $1,282,240. At this past...

Milpitas to receive $16.7 million in federal funds through the American Rescue Plan Act

As the country continues recovering from the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, the city of Milpitas is expected to receive $16.7 million from...

Milpitas City Council discusses possibility of mental health crisis response line

As part of the ongoing national conversation around whether police are qualified to respond to mental health crises, several Milpitas City Councilmembers want to...

Milpitas expands no smoking law to include multi-unit housing, public events, & service areas

The City of Milpitas is expanding its smoking ordinance, which already prohibits smoking in parks, on trails, and in outdoor dining areas, to include...

State requires Milpitas to double housing production

After falling behind on its state-mandated housing goals, the city of Milpitas will need to permit more units than ever before in the coming...

Milpitas plans for water system improvements as California’s droughts worsen

As California’s drought crisis intensifies year after year, Milpitas is projecting a 67 percent increase in water usage by 2040 as the city’s population...

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