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Assemblymember Kansen Chu hosts a Virtual Town Hall with California Treasurer Fiona Ma on small business resources during COVID-19

On Friday, July 31, at 11:00a.m., Assemblymember Kansen Chu will host a virtual Town Hall with California State Treasurer Fiona Ma to discuss the...

Milpitas presents two-day city block event set for May

There might still be a few weeks of winter left, but Milpitas is already planning for its biggest party of the spring. On Tuesday, the...

Milpitas-based organization is engaging young leaders

After he sold his medical device company, Sanjeev Tanna decided that he was going to do something for younger generations.  Looking at his 6-year-old son...

Making The Milpitas Monster movie

FIRST SHOWN in the American Bicentennial year of 1976, the Milpitas Monster movie was conceived as a commercial art class project in 1972 at...

Legoland Discovery Center breaks ground at Milpitas’ Great Mall

Legoland Discovery Center held its groundbreaking celebration at the Great Mall in Milpitas this past Thursday, September 26. The 31,000 square foot center will officially...

“The Milpitas Monster” will air on September 14, 2019, on the “Creature Features” TV show

“The Milpitas Monster” will be the scary creature feature presented on the September 14, 2019, episode of the “Creature Features” TV show, hosted by...

Milpitas’ National Night Out Parties Hit Record Numbers

On August 6, neighborhoods all over Milpitas and across the United States took part in National Night Out (NNO). A community-building event in which...

Letter to the Editor: Mayor’s Memorial Day Omission is Inexcusable

I attended the Memorial Day Ceremony at City Hall. When the Mayor mentioned veterans from various wars, he neglected to mention WWII. Well, I happened to...

Powerhouse Singer/Songwriter Lou Evans on an Upswing

Lou Evans’ voice evokes a kind of electricity. When he sings, it’s as if a strong current is emanating from the deepest parts of...

Happy Holi: The Ultimate Celebration of Colors

One thing’s for sure: When the Shreemaya Krishnadham Temple in Milpitas throws a Holi celebration, they don’t hold back.  They go full-out, leaning into an...

Moments Captured from the César Chavez Flag-Raising in Milpitas

The past Sunday, March 31th, the City of Milpitas held a flag-raising celebration in honor of César Chavez's legacy and birthday. Chavez's sister Rita...

St. John’s School Gears Up for First STEM Fair

On Aidan’s laptop, he has a page about Q-tips and velocity from Autodesk open. Nina has the Science Buddies website up, and Aditya is...

Milpitas Police Academy Springing into Gear

Attention: Want to know what it takes to be a cop? Want to know how a Police Department runs, and what police officers experience on...

Pearl Zanker Elementary School to Close Out Black History Month in Dynamic Fashion

February may be over, but Pearl Zanker Elementary School (1585 Fallen Leaf Dr.), which this year hosted its first-ever Black History Month Ceremony, will...

A Conversation on Preventing Gun Violence in Milpitas

In 2012, the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newton, Connecticut, claimed the lives of 20 children and 6 adults. In response to the...

Milpitas Teen Center off to a Robust Start

On the evening of Friday, February 15, the Milpitas Teen Center hosted Friend’s Day, an event to which their members could bring along non-member...

Great Mall Hosts 4th Annual Lunar New Year Festival

Great Mall will be hosting its fourth annual Lunar New Year festival this weekend. Come celebrate the Year of the Pig throughout the mall...

Milpitas Kicks Off Lunar New Year with Community Center Celebration

Red was the color of the night as hundreds flocked to the Community Center for the city’s annual Lunar New Year Celebration...

Son of Former Milpitas Mayor Ben Gross to Appear at Sunnyhills Breakfast

Benjamin Gross, Jr. -- the son of Civil Rights Activist and Politician Ben Gross -- will be appearing at the Sunnyhills Neighborhood...

The Beat’s Week in Photos from Social Media 12/1-12/7

Enjoy this week's round-up of photo content from The Beat's Facebook and Instagram feeds:                         ...

Milpitas Democratic Club Hosts Immigration Forum

    On Saturday, November 3, the Milpitas Democratic Club hosted an Immigration Forum at the Milpitas Police Department.  Panelists included Zahra Billoo (Executive Director of The...

Milpitas Home to Thriving Nonprofit Community

    When you think of nonprofits, what do you think of? Most of us think of a group making a difference in our community. And...

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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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