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Middle Income Housing a no-go in Milpitas (for now)

At the April 19 Milpitas City Council meeting, a proposal to turn the Eleanor Apartments at 312 Gates Drive into middle income housing was...

Santa Clara County urges water conservation measures among residents

Santa Clara County is heading into its third consecutive year of drought.  This year’s drought classification is “severe,” which means low reservoirs and the expectation...

Dominguez v. Tran over Roe v. Wade

In an explosive exchange at Tuesday night’s Milpitas City Council meeting, Councilmember Karina Dominguez asked for Council to stand in solidarity behind a written...

City of Milpitas receives “Smart 50” award for sustainable infrastructure program

The City of Milpitas has been recognized with a “Smart 50” Award. The annual Smart 50 Awards are given to cities that stand out...

Planning Commissioner Dipak Awasthi announces his run for Milpitas City Council

Milpitas Planning Commissioner and small business owner Dipak Awasthi has announced his candidacy for Milpitas City Council. A Milpitas resident for 25 years, Awasthi is...

Mayor Tran announces that vehicles parked behind library will be towed on March 12

Earlier this week, on Mayor Rich Tran’s Facebook page, the Mayor posted that the "abandoned, inoperable, and unregistered" vehicles parked behind Milpitas Library were...

Mayor Rich Tran’s planned homeless encampment sweeps deemed unconstitutional by Law Foundation

A terse letter sent yesterday from the Law Foundation of Silicon Valley requested that the City of Milpitas cancel its planned sweep of a...

Santa Clara County looking to lift indoor mask mandate on March 2

Santa Clara County is looking ahead to a mask-optional future on Wednesday, March 2. Whether or not masks do become optional will be based on...

Homelessness in Milpitas: how the City is working to address it

In the past year, the City of Milpitas has been amping up their efforts to take action in supporting unhoused residents.  In November 2020, the...

Laura’s Law program will provide court-ordered mental health treatment in Santa Clara County

As of last week, a new program from the County of Santa Clara has begun providing temporary court-ordered outpatient care to at-risk individuals suffering...

Mayor Tran calls Councilmember Dominguez a “disgrace” & threatens her with a censure

At this past Tuesday’s Milpitas City Council meeting, Council discussed the possibility of converting the Turing Apartments (located at 1355 McCandless Drive) into low-...

Body of Milpitas woman found buried in neighbor’s backyard

This past Monday, January 31, the Milpitas Police Department (MPD) got a call from a party requesting a welfare check at a woman’s home....

Over 90% of Milpitas Unified students are learning remotely this week

In response to the omicron surge, the vast majority of students in the Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) have opted to stay home and...

Due to omicron surge, Milpitas Unified schools will go virtual next week

This past Monday, as the omicron variant of COVID-19 continued to surge, students across the Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) returned to school from...

As omicron variant of COVID-19 spreads, experts watch case & hospitalization numbers

As omicron, the newest COVID-19 variant, spreads throughout the world, viral rates are spiking in Santa Clara County, where 1,785 new COVID cases were...

MUSD Board of Education votes to extend censure of Trustee Michael Tsai

On March 9, 2021, the Milpitas Unified School District’s (MUSD) Board of Education voted to censure Trustee Michael Tsai for “continuous inappropriate behavior and...

Body cam footage from shooting at Milpitas Square Shopping Center released by police

The Milpitas Police Department (MPD) has released new information in regard to a shootout incident that occurred last month.  On October 15, at 3:41 in...

Santa Clara County urges eligible residents to get COVID-19 booster shots

A recommendation put out this week by the County of Santa Clara Public Health Department is urging all eligible county residents to get their...

More details: Tense scene at Great Mall as police respond to call about shots fired

Last Friday, November 5, a call came into the Milpitas Police Department (MPD) about a knife fight happening between 3 individuals at the Great...

Milpitas will open COVID vaccination site to include children ages 5-11

Today, the City of Milpitas announced that they're partnering with Santa Clara County Public Health to administer first and second doses of the COVID-19...

Suspect in shooting at Milpitas Square Shopping Center dies at hospital

Last week, on October 15, at 3:41 in the afternoon, Milpitas Police Department (MPD) officers found themselves in a violent encounter with the driver...

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