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Milpitas City Council approves $2 million in raises for City employees

The Milpitas City Council approved over $2 million in raises over 3 years for City employees on August 4. The raises are part of...

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...

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...

Tran declares mayoral candidacy for third term, announces endorsement

This article is part of a series on figures who have declared their intentions to run for Milpitas City Council or Mayor of Milpitas...

Anthony Phan seeks reelection, cites accomplishments on the 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...

Milpitas City Council shifts federal funds to provide aid for tenants

The Milpitas City Council voted last Tuesday to shift federal funds traditionally used for infrastructure, affordable housing, and anti-poverty programs, among other things, to...

Milpitas City Council approves $200K small business loan program for coronavirus relief

As small business owners grow impatient for federal COVID-19 funds to trickle in, the Milpitas City Council has looked to become the next Bay...

Milpitas City Council Endorses Laura’s Law to Support People with Mental Health Disorders

The Milpitas City Council unanimously voted to endorse Laura’s Law last Tuesday, a state law that empowers courts to mandate psychiatric treatment for certain...

City Council reconsiders, then rejects, Cannabis Tax Measure

The City gave in to Milpitas residents’ complaints on Friday, opting to hear a cannabis tax measure that was scrapped at the city council’s...

Milpitas City Council scraps cannabis tax ballot proposal

Milpitas Councilmember Anthony Phan opened Tuesday’s early remote council session in front of a digital background of singer-songwriter -- and famed cannabis user --...

Milpitas City Council discussed putting cannabis tax measure on November 2020 ballot…and things got heated

At their last virtual meeting on April 21, Milpitas City Councilmembers had a discussion about voting to include a cannabis sales tax on the...

Milpitas first Santa Clara County city to institute face-covering ordinance

New regulations pertaining to businesses and residents have hit Milpitas as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold… On Wednesday, April 22, with the support of...

Milpitas City Council rejects La Quinta Hotel on Jacklin Rd.

The Milpitas City Council rejected a developer’s plan to build a new hotel on Jacklin Road Friday night, ending almost 19 hours of heated...

Milpitas Officials implement Pilot Program rules for Airbnb users

Stronger and clearer rules might be on the horizon for short-term rental units. The Milpitas City Council Tuesday unanimously approved a pilot program for overseeing...

Silicon Valley Clean Energy touts achievements at Milpitas City Council Meeting

Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE), the region’s collaborative, city-driven energy provider, is providing a fossil-free alternative to PG&E’s rates. Milpitas, along with 12 other...

Milpitas City Council endorses SB-50, the state’s controversial Housing Density Bill

The Milpitas City Council voted Tuesday 4-0 -- with Mayor Rich Tran abstaining -- to endorse Senate Bill 50 (SB50), a controversial housing bill...

Milpitas City Council approves revised ADU plan

The Milpitas City Council Tuesday voted 4-1 -- with Councilmember Karina Dominguez dissenting -- to approve a revised five-acre, single-family home development on North...

The redemption of Anthony Phan

I’m in my car, in front of my house when I get a text from the kid: He’s running fashionably late. It’s no problem; I have...

Bob Nuñez voted in as new Vice Mayor; Dominguez calls Mayor Tran “childish” and “sexist”

Mayor Rich Tran has been pushing for a new vice mayor for over a month. On Tuesday, Tran got his wish, as Council voted...

Milpitas Moves Forward with Revised Condo Plan on Montague Expressway

An empty lot at the gateway to some of Silicon Valley’s tech giants will sit empty no longer, as the Milpitas City Council Tuesday...

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,...

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