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13-year-old hosts first ever Menorah Lighting event in Milpitas

This past summer, 13-year-old Marvin Serber was spending time in New York with his family. As he was walking through the city, he looked...

Milpitas City employees consider going on strike during contract negotiation deadlock

Feelings of frustration are mounting for two groups of employees that work for the City of Milpitas.  These workers say they aren’t being compensated fairly...

Hon Lien is running for Mayor of Milpitas

Current Milpitas City Councilmember and former Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) Board Member Hon Lien has announced that she is running for mayor. Lien...

Success stories: Hope for the Unhoused is reducing homelessness in Milpitas

Last month, The Milpitas Beat sat down with Hope for the Unhoused (H4U) President Rob Jung and a couple of the individuals assisted by...

Tennis players at Hall Memorial Park fight to save courts from pickleball conversion

When Vyomi Seth was just 6 years old, she started falling in love with the game of tennis.  She would go to the Hall Memorial...

Hillview Court Apartment residents demand help amidst increasing concerns for safety

When John Tuitasi’s car was broken into, he had no desire to call the police.  The car had been in the parking lot of the...

Two Milpitas High teachers let go after accusations of inappropriate behavior toward students

Throughout the year 2022, investigations of two Milpitas High School teachers were conducted due to allegations of inappropriate behavior toward students. The two teachers...

New details emerge regarding FPPC investigation into Carmen Montano’s 2019 China trip

A new public records document has been released by the City of Milpitas, revealing new details regarding a Fair Political Practice Commission (FPPC) investigation...

Developer of Sunnyhills Apartments renews HUD contract for 5 more years

Residents of the Sunnyhills Apartments can breathe a sigh of relief – at least for the next 5 years.  JMK Investments, the developer of the...

Flood watch in effect for whole Bay Area

A flood watch has been issued for the whole Bay Area, starting today (Thursday, March 9) in the afternoon and ending on Sunday (March...

Milpitas Chamber of Commerce’s Board President resigns amidst organizational turmoil

The Milpitas Chamber of Commerce’s Board President Inderjit Mundra has resigned from his position and from the board.  His resignation comes amidst a period of...

Case deactivated: Milpitas Police close investigation of alleged death threats against former Councilmember Dominguez

In November of 2022, the Milpitas Police Department (MPD) opened a case to investigate alleged death threats against former Milpitas Councilmember Karina Dominguez. Dominguez...

Milpitas City Council votes not to reappoint City Manager Steve McHarris

In a special meeting earlier today, the Milpitas City Council voted 3-2 not to renew the contract of City Manager Steve McHarris.  After nearly three...

Christian Di Renzo becomes Milpitas’ new Public Works Director

Milpitas has a new Public Works Director.  His name is Christian Di Renzo, and he brings with him a wealth of experience… Di Renzo has served...

County of Santa Clara and Milpitas declare local emergency due to severe weather

As the Bay Area gets bashed by a severe winter rainstorm, Santa Clara County and Milpitas officials moved on Wednesday to declare a local...

Alert: Milpitas weather warning for January 4-5

A high wind warning for the Bay Area has come in from the National Weather Service (NWS). Said the NWS in a statement, “...a...

Meet the new Milpitas City Council

Milpitas has a new City Council.  Last night, residents from Milpitas and surrounding communities packed into the City Council chambers to witness Carmen Montano, the...

Norwood, Yip-Chuan, & Nakka sworn in to MUSD’s Board of Education

At this week’s Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) Board of Education meeting, the November election results were certified and an oath of office ceremony...

Carmen Montano makes history by becoming first woman elected as Mayor of Milpitas

As I stood in front of Milpitas City Hall, I watched as Vice Mayor Carmen Montano pulled into a parking spot.  Within moments, she was...

Suspect who left feces at Rose Elementary School has been arrested

An arrest was made recently following long-running acts of vandalism at Rose Elementary School (located at 250 Roswell Dr. in Milpitas). The suspect had...

Complaints made to the District Attorney and FPPC against Vice Mayor Carmen Montano

At this week’s Milpitas City Council meeting, resident Chris Martin spoke out forcefully against Vice Mayor Carmen Montano, accusing her of falsifying documents and...

Candidate feels she is being targeted after signs & banners go missing in Milpitas

It was during this year’s Labor Day weekend when Kelly Yip-Chuan first took to the streets, to put up signs and banners around the...

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