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Santa Clara County residents 75 and older now eligible for COVID vaccinations

Across Santa Clara County, regular residents aged 75 and older will soon be receiving COVID-19 vaccinations. Those eligible are people who attain their primary...

Milpitas passes labor and wage theft ordinance

The Milpitas City Council unanimously passed an ordinance last Tuesday that will impose harsh penalties on contractors and developers that participate in wage theft...

Tran, Phan issue memo calling for Trump to be removed from office

Milpitas Mayor Rich Tran and Councilman Anthony Phan are the latest South Bay leaders to join the call for President Donald Trump to be...

47,000 healthcare workers in Santa Clara County have received COVID-19 vaccines

The vaccine rollout in Santa Clara County is in full swing, with 47,000 county healthcare workers having received their first of two COVID-19 shots....

Crisis alert: Santa Clara County has only 25 ICU beds left

According to Santa Clara County’s COVID-19 dashboard, county hospitals have only 25 remaining ICU beds available before they reach capacity. Ninety-three percent of available...

Santa Clara County has received nearly 100,000 doses of COVID vaccines

  Across Santa Clara County, healthcare providers have received 40,605 doses of the Pfizer vaccine and 54,200 doses of the Moderna vaccine.  Since mid-December, there has...

HOPE for the Unhoused distributes food & winter goods

It’s a Saturday morning in Milpitas, the one right after Christmas. The streets are quiet, with the occasional car buzzing by. Most residents, though, have...

Santa Clara County continues to see high COVID case numbers and record hospitalizations

To date, 652 Santa Clara County residents have died from COVID-19, making it the county’s third leading cause of death in 2020, behind only...

Milpitas’ longtime City Clerk Mary Lavelle is retiring

    After dedicating the past 15 years of her life to working as Milpitas' City Clerk, Mary Lavelle is retiring.  With her penchant for organization, her...

Gunfire at Great Mall attributed to self-inflicted shooting

Last night, at a quarter past 5, the Milpitas Police Department responded to reports of gunfire at The Great Mall. On arrival, they found...

Shooting at Great Mall, one person injured

At about 5:16pm on Saturday, December 19, a report came in to the Milpitas Police Department (MPD) of a shooter and one person shot...

MUSD Board of Education elects new officers for 2021; Norwood voted in as President

At MUSD’s Tuesday school board meeting, Chris Norwood was voted in as President for the second time. In addition, Kelly Yip-Chuan was made Vice President,...

Milpitas approves construction firm for new fire station, rejects negative allegations against company

The Milpitas City Council awarded the rights Tuesday to build Milpitas’s next fire station to a construction firm whose work safety, budgeting, and construction...

Citizen Nuñez: For the former councilmember, the good work goes on

Bob Nuñez sounds like he’s enjoying himself. I have no idea where he is. We’re on the phone. But I hear the sound of cars...

Shots in arms: Vaccine rollout begins in Santa Clara County

Shots started going into arms on Thursday, administering Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to frontline hospital workers. The 3,900 doses made available to the county’s Healthcare Delivery...

Milpitas holds swear-in ceremony for Tran, Phan, Chua; Montano named new Vice Mayor

This past Tuesday, the City of Milpitas certified November 2020’s election results and held a swear-in ceremony over Zoom.  Mayor Rich Tran, who was elected...

Santa Clara County receives 5,850 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine, which Phase III trials have shown to be 95% effective, has arrived in Santa Clara County, with healthcare workers and nursing...

Santa Clara County update: Vaccines on the way as hospitals stretched to their limit

Santa Clara County is on track to receive 39,300 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine created by Moderna later in December, but whether or not...

Milpitas Police Chief set to retire: Armando Corpuz on work, life, & gratitude

It was the Fall of 1990. Armando Corpuz, 21 at the time, was just starting a volunteer position as a Police Reserve Officer for...

Santa Clara County implements State’s regional stay at home order

As part of a multi-county effort, Santa Clara County is instituting a new stay-at-home order as the COVID-19 pandemic barrels toward a deadly winter....

Santa Clara County unveils vaccine plan

At a press conference on Wednesday morning, Santa Clara County officials announced the County’s submission of its vaccine plan to the State of California. As...

Milpitas Unified School District decides to pause in-person learning sessions with two week quarantine

This week, Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) called a Special Board of Education meeting to address the recent COVID surge in the community.  After confirming...

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