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Anu Nakka becomes first Indian-American elected to public office in Milpitas

Anu Nakka has been elected to the Milpitas Unified School District’s (MUSD) Board of Education. She is the first Indian-American ever to have been...

Carmen Montano makes history by becoming first woman elected as Mayor of Milpitas

As I stood in front of Milpitas City Hall, I watched as Vice Mayor Carmen Montano pulled into a parking spot.  Within moments, she was...

Carmen Montano on track to make history as first Milpitas woman mayor, & other 2022 election results

Based on the votes that have been counted so far, it's safe to say that Vice Mayor Carmen Montano will be the first woman...

City Council candidate Michael Tsai cites “controlling crime & corruption in government” as first priority

As an alumni of UC Berkeley and the Mineta Transportation Institute, Michael Tsai believes that he has the right education for the role of...

Who should you vote for in Milpitas?

This Election Season, The Milpitas Beat has hosted four Candidate Forums, and written articles on candidates across Milpitas Mayoral, City Council, and School Board...

Which Milpitas Mayoral & City Council candidates raised the most money for their campaigns?

As we get closer to Election Day, candidates are putting in their last efforts toward convincing Milpitas residents why they deserve their vote.  October 22...

Mayoral candidate Dr. Ola Hassan hopes for a government that will “bring people together”

Local business owner Dr. Ola Hassan is taking his chance at Milpitas’ top seat. For over 40 years, Hassan has “lived, walked, and played...

Q&A with Milpitas Mayoral candidate Carmen Montano

Name: Carmen Montano (Currently serving as Vice Mayor on the Milpitas City Council)  Running for: Mayor of Milpitas Why are you running? I am running because many in...

Q&A with Milpitas Mayoral candidate Anthony Phan

Name: Anthony Phan (Currently serving as a Councilmember on the Milpitas City Council)  Running for: Mayor of Milpitas Why are you running?  I love Milpitas. I’m proud to...

Q&A with Milpitas Mayoral candidate Karina R. Dominguez 

Name: Karina R. Dominguez  (Currently serving as a Councilmember on the Milpitas City Council)  Running for: Mayor of Milpitas  Why are you running? I am running for Mayor...

Q&A with Milpitas Mayoral candidate Franco Perez

Name: Franco Perez Running for: Mayor of Milpitas Why are you running?  Throughout the years, I have slowly seen the shift in Milpitas, where only the wealthy...

Q&A with Milpitas Mayoral candidate Voltaire Soriben Montemayor

Name: Voltaire Soriben Montemayor     Running for: Mayor of Milpitas    Why are you running? I believe I could serve better and widely in a key position....

Q&A with Milpitas Mayoral candidate Ola Hassan

Name: Dr. Ola Hassan Running for: Mayor of Milpitas Why are you running?  To provide all the necessary improvements urgently needed in Milpitas. Governance like-leadership, education, affordable...

Q&A with Milpitas City Council candidate Demetress Morris

Name: Demetress Morris Running for: Milpitas City Council Why are you running?  To build a more cohesive community built around the concept of community achievement, which means...

Q&A with Milpitas City Council candidate Dipak Awasthi

Name: Dipak Awasthi Running for: Milpitas City Council Why are you running?  I am a resident of 25 years, and have lived in different neighborhoods. This is...

Q&A with Milpitas City Council candidate Garry Barbadillo

Name: Garry Barbadillo Running for: Milpitas City Council Why are you running?  It’s a basic reason – giving back to the community. I started my family to...

Q&A with Milpitas City Council candidate Hon Lien

Name: Hon Lien (Currently serving as a Board Member on Milpitas Unified School District’s Board of Education) Running for: Milpitas City Council Why are you running? My family had...

Q&A with Milpitas City Council candidate Isaac Stringer

Name: Isaac Stringer Running for: Milpitas City Council Why are you running? I have observed a lack of common sense in the current political leadership, caused primarily...

Q&A with Milpitas City Council candidate Juliette Gomez

Name: Juliette Gomez Running for: Milpitas City Council Why are you running? I am running for Milpitas City Council because I believe Milpitas has the potential to...

Q&A with Milpitas City Council candidate Michael Tsai

Name: Michael Tsai (Currently serving on Milpitas Unified School District’s Board of Education) Running for: Milpitas City Council Why are you running?  To bring the highest levels of...

Milpitas City Council candidate Demetress Morris aims to build a more “cohesive community”

Former Milpitas Planning Commissioner Demetress Morris has been out on the campaign trail running for Milpitas City Council. The Milpitas Beat caught up with...

Affordable housing is Franco Perez’s focus as he campaigns for Mayor

Finding affordable housing solutions for families in the Bay Area is something that drives Franco Perez. And it’s a big part of why he's...

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