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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...

ALERT: Santa Clara County sees record 760 cases in one day, issues new directives

This afternoon, Santa Clara County Public Health officials held a rare Saturday event to inform the public of rapidly rising COVID-19 case numbers and...

Rich Tran looks forward to third term as Mayor of Milpitas

    Rich Tran never hides the fact that his affinity for Milpitas, and all the families that live within it, is what propels him each...

Milpitas: Here’s what you need to know about the COVID curfew

With 41 California counties now in the state’s Purple COVID-19 tier—meaning the virus in those counties is widespread—midday Thursday Gavin Newsom and the California...

Landslide win: Otto Lee will be the next Santa Clara County Supervisor for District 3

In 2020’s Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, District 3, race, Otto Lee took a striking victory with 60.4% of the vote, to opponent...

Judge shoots down attempt by Milpitas residents to stop homeless housing project

This story has been updated A request to halt turning a Milpitas hotel into permanent housing for unhoused individuals was denied Monday, clearing another roadblock...

The Comeback Kid: Anthony Phan takes top spot in 2020 Milpitas City Council race

In a 2020 election season surprise, Milpitas City Councilmember Anthony “The Kid” Phan took the top spot in the council election, orchestrating a comeback...

Pandemic Alert: Santa Clara County moved from Orange Tier into Purple Tier

In an unexpected move, Santa Clara County has been moved from COVID-19’s Orange tier to its Purple tier, bypassing the Red tier in between,...

Prop 22 wins in a landslide

Is it appropriate to call Prop 22’s recent victory, in which it took nearly 59% of the vote, a landslide? Or is “landslide” more...

To control COVID surge, Santa Clara County halts indoor dining and other high-risk activities

COVID-19 is back on the rise throughout the Bay Area, and Santa Clara County is currently catching the wave. The County rejoiced last month...

Evelyn Chua makes history as first Filipina elected to Milpitas City Council

Evelyn Chua’s commitment to community service runs deep.  Whether it’s bringing homemade meals to police officers and firefighters, delivering face coverings to residents, or spending...

Plans underway for in-person learning to begin at Milpitas elementary schools in January

The Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) is working to usher in Phase 3 of its EducatEveryWhere program, developed earlier this year to help students...

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