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Valley Water works on Lower Penitencia Creek repairs

Since September 8, a crew from Valley Water has been working near the South Abel Street and Great Mall Parkway intersection to repair the...

Milpitas awakes to glaring orange, doomy sky

Milpitas woke up on Wednesday to a doomy, sunless, orange-shaded sky, the sight of which added to the sense of alarm and exhaustion being...

Contrails and Climate Change

Let's start off with a few words about ConTrails. Some clear day you may look to the sky and see a long straight white...

Milpitas adopts “reach codes” for greener construction

Add Milpitas to the growing list of Silicon Valley cities fed up with climate change. Milpitas City Council unanimously moved Tuesday to significantly reduce natural...

Futuristic Transit Loop in Milpitas’ Future?

This past Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Milpitas resident and activist Rob Means brought a preliminary plan for a high-tech “loop” before the Milpitas City...

Student Starts E-Waste Program in Milpitas

Nithurhan Carthikeyan is on a mission. Not only did he start an e-waste ("electronic waste") program at the Milpitas...

Letter to the Editor: Invest Wisely in Our Future

Whether or not you believe the IPCC's urgent warning that global warming is spinning out of control and threatening a breakdown of civilization, you...

Milpitas Air Quality Compromised due to Wildfire

The County of Santa Clara Public Health Department has issued an advisory in regard to the current wildfire in Butte County... Milpitas residents are advised...

Opinion: Hitting Back Against Silicon Valley Clean Energy Rumors

  Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) recently started providing carbon-free electricity to Milpitas residents and businesses. For those who have not followed the progression of...

City of Milpitas Upgrades to 100% Renewable Energy

    Twenty-seven years. That’s how long California has left to start getting all its electricity from carbon-free sources. The deadline year is 2045. Governor Jerry Brown...

The Air We Breathe: Milpitas City Council Candidates Get Candid about The Odor Problem (3 of 6)

The odor from the landfills is still a big problem for citizens. How will you address?    Timothy Alcorn: With the odor, of course the landfill is...

The Milpitas Beat Went Out To Watch Your Garbage Get Collected. Here’s What We Learned…

It’s been eight months since Milpitas Sanitation took over from Republic Services to manage the city’s waste and recycling services. For some Milpitians, the...

The Smell Beat: August 15, 2018

Yesterday was a busy one for The Milpitas Smell, a topic my nostrils have forced me to grow passionate about. Since recent data has shown...

Latest news

Assemblymember Chu hosts Virtual Town Halls on Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program

Assemblymember Kansen Chu will host a series of virtual town halls in English, Vietnamese, and Spanish in partnership with San Jose City Councilmembers Sylvia...

Milpitas Council candidate Suraj Viswanathan provides “full transparency” in campaign

Milpitas Council candidate releases information on Court records Milpitas City Council candidate Suraj Viswanathan is offering “full transparency” in his campaign prior to the November...

Council candidate Suraj Viswanathan defends a past marked by numerous court cases

Business executive Suraj Viswanathan is banking on what he believes is his strong business record and dark-money free campaign to nab him a Milpitas...

Elected officials can’t delete social media posts; they’re considered public records

Dear Editor: Public Records may not be a blockbuster topic.  Though it should be... Public Records have been a systemic problem and sore subject for the...

Voting during the COVID-19 pandemic

Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D-San Jose) will host a virtual town hall in partnership with Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA), Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors...
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