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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...

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...

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 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...

Cleaner and Greener Energy on the Way to Milpitas

  Photo Submitted by Silicon Valley Clean Energy    A cleaner, greener future is on the horizon for the City of Milpitas. Last November 2017, the Milpitas City...

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County Supervisors vote to explore Milpitas Homeless Shelter proposal despite opposition from local officials

As Santa Clara County struggles to deal with the coronavirus crisis, the County Board of Supervisors is looking at an undeveloped plot of land...

Podcast: Dealing with stress during a pandemic with Ritu Riyat

On our Bay Area Beat podcast, we interviewed Ritu Riyat, a Public Health Professional and Global Educator on stress management, who is based in...

The Beat’s Virtual Stage: Zeyoncé Brown sings “Hero”

At 18 years old, Zeyoncé Brown is a rising star in our community and beyond. Audiences across the Bay Area have seen her perform...

What you can do to help families in need & locally-owned restaurants in Milpitas

The Milpitas Beat is joining forces with the Milpitas Chamber of Commerce and the Milpitas Community Educational Endowment to support local restaurant owners, while...

Crisis Counselors helping residents cope with anxiety and stress

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Crisis Counselors at the County of Santa Clara County Behavioral Health Services Department have been stepping up to meet...
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