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Supervisor Otto Lee: 2022 Year In Review

Dear Neighbors: Greetings and wishing you and your loved ones the best in 2023. The new year is a time for hope, and a time...

I finally understand New Year’s resolutions

I have never been one to make New Year's resolutions…except when I was in high school. All of my resolutions back then revolved around...

Amidst the holiday season, local Milpitas mosque prepares food for homeless population

Amidst the holiday season, religions around the world are emphasizing the need to give back to disadvantaged populations. This last Sunday, children between the...

Islam and the education of women

When you see a hijab (head covering)-clad woman walk by, what is the first thought that crosses your mind?  Be honest.  “People are shocked to see...

Milpitas history: The many lives of Leapin’ Lena

After you park in the garage of the Milpitas Public Library, you will walk by a display of the Milpitas Historical Society’s Leapin’ Lena...

Peace Love Unity exhibit held at Milpitas Library

On Saturday, August 20th, Omniware Networks and the World Association of Young Artists jointly hosted a Peace Love Unity exhibit at the Milpitas Library.  The...

Assemblymember candidate Bob Brunton sets his sights on November election

After passing the California State Assembly District 24 primary, Bob Brunton has high hopes about the upcoming November election. Brunton, a Republican, has lived...

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...

“Love the hell out of them” – The blueprint John Lewis left us

Yesterday marks two years since the passing of American hero and Congressman, John Lewis. Before he held office in D.C., Lewis was the budding...

With attack ads focusing on him, Assemblymember Alex Lee responds

In the past month, a variety of anti-Alex Lee ads have been circulating. These ads have criticized Lee for engaging in “monkey business,” said...

Are we willing to address gun violence?

Here we go again. Another mass shooting. Another community in pain, especially when so many were so young and innocent. And another cry for...

Program helps previously incarcerated youth return to their communities

When it comes to bringing previously incarcerated youth back into their communities, many turn to Fresh Lifelines for Youth’s Reentry Program. Fresh Lifelines for Youth...

I have had two abortions and, if you’re anti-choice, we can’t be friends.

I have had two abortions and, if you're anti-choice, we can't be friends. The first pregnancy resulted from sexual assault, although it wasn't quite as...

Democrats Agree We Need To Get Foreign Money Out Of California Elections…But Kansen Chu Doesn’t Get It

It’s hard to believe that I need to write this opinion piece but Milpitas Beat requested it, so here it is. There is broad consensus...

Event Recap: Presentation & discussion on women’s rights in Islam

The Covid-19 pandemic has made inequality — particularly among minorities, people of color and especially women — very apparent. The lockdown emphasizes the existing...

Sunnyhills tenants at risk of losing apartments, seek help of Milpitas community

This article has been updated.  The tenants of the Sunnyhills apartments are at risk of losing their homes after the owner of the complex, JMK...

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...

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...

2021 — A Year In Review. Wait…what even happened?

I think 2021 was even weirder than 2020. I got over the depression cloud that was lockdown and tight restrictions and lulled into something…different....

Plant-based cafe RawASF continues to thrive

Despite the challenges of the pandemic, the owners of RawASF have continued to grow their business. The plant-based cafe was co-founded by a young couple,...

MUSD’s Board President gathers student leaders to delve into threatening social media trends

For better, and in some cases, for worse, the digital age of communication and use of social media in education is here to stay. On...

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