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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

A letter from Councilmember Dominguez: “Our current Mayor seems more focused on his priorities than our city’s”

Dear Milpitas - my friends and my neighbors, Thank you for affording me the opportunity to serve you and thank you for your support.  We have...

Letter to the Editor: The natural wonder that is Higuera Park

Dear Editor: Congratulations Milpitas Beat and a special thank you to Joseph Ehardt for beginning to share some of the Milpitas historic treasures that are...

A letter to my sons: How America got into this COVID-19 mess

Dear Benny & Henry— I write to you in the midst of what is shaping up to be one of the most staggering crises in...

Milpitas High School holds socially distanced graduation ceremony for Class of 2020

Milpitas High School’s class of 2020 graduated in a socially distanced ceremony at the end of June. The ceremony was split up over two...

State rejects Santa Clara County’s plans to reopen more businesses on July 13

Last week, Santa Clara County’s Public Health Officer Dr. Sara Cody issued a new risk-reduction order to allow businesses like nail and hair salons...
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