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Santa Clara County hopes to allow gyms, nail and hair salons, to reopen on July 13

This afternoon, the County of Santa Clara Public Health held a press conference to announce details of a new health order... Places like gyms, nail...

Santa Clara County unveils new COVID-19 dashboard

Take a look at Santa Clara County’s upgraded COVID-19 Dashboard.  The County has given the site a new look, which was unveiled today. The info...

Milpitas, along with surrounding areas, sees rise in COVID-19 cases

Cases of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, are spiking in Milpitas, where the total case count has crossed 100 in the past few days. As of...

4 reasons Governor Gavin Newsom’s mask order is a good idea

Governor Gavin Newsom finally did it. Following in the footsteps of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Hawaii, and other states, per Newsom’s directive, California...

Important: Keep your cell phone clean during pandemic

A note for uninitiated and a reminder for the initiated: Keep your cell phone clean during the Covid-19 pandemic. Naturally, this advice is applicable to non-pandemic...

Silicon Valley Clean Energy will allocate total of $10 million toward COVID relief

Last month, on May 13, the Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE) Board of Directors voted to approve new programs granting relief to its customers,...

Childcare, outdoor dining, and in-store retail allowed in new Santa Clara County order

Shelter in place and social distancing provisions continue to be lifted by authorities in Santa Clara County… As of this coming Friday, June 5, in-store...

Milpitas City Council Endorses Laura’s Law to Support People with Mental Health Disorders

The Milpitas City Council unanimously voted to endorse Laura’s Law last Tuesday, a state law that empowers courts to mandate psychiatric treatment for certain...

Shelter-in-place order extended in Santa Clara County to May 31, with some easing of restrictions

It’s official: Santa Clara County will continue sheltering in place until May 31.  The initial shelter in place order began in mid-March and will have...

Santa Clara County COVID-19 cases reflect longstanding racial disparities

Newly released data from the County of Santa Clara shows that among those residents who have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, 35.9%...

Staying fit and active while at home; an interview with Fitness Instructor Fernanda Daldon

Fernanda Daldon is a Fitness Instructor/Personal Trainer, who has 18 years of experience in teaching Water Exercise. Her passion lies in guiding her clients...

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...

Report: COVID-19 testing increasing in Santa Clara County, but scale still limited

California has received measured and cautiously optimistic praise in the past few days for starting to flatten the curve and thwart the spread of...

Santa Clara County records 84 new COVID-19 cases, for total of 459

The Public Health Department for the County of Santa Clara announced today that 84 more county residents have tested positive for COVID-19, the novel...

Santa Clara County COVID-19 cases now total 375, with 16 deaths

The Public Health Department for the County of Santa Clara announced today that 54 more county residents have tested positive for COVID-19,...

City of Milpitas initates action in wake of coronavirus pandemic

Last week’s Milpitas City Council meeting marked a first... Following the announcement of a shelter-in-place order by the County of Santa Clara, the...

Coronavirus news: Milpitas closes playgrounds & active amenities

As part of the City of Milpitas’s emergency declaration as a result of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, the City announced on Monday...

Milpitas crossing guard tests positive for COVID-19

In an announcement on Sunday, City of Milpitas officials shared that a Milpitas crossing guard had tested positive for COVID-19, the novel...

Ray of Light: 3 drugs show promise amidst coronavirus pandemic

While an increasing amount of U.S. communities and regions work toward adapting to life under “shelter in place” provisions, preventing free motion from one’s...

What you need to know about the “shelter in place” order in Santa Clara County

Earlier today, the County of Santa Clara Public Health Department just issued a “shelter in place” effective at midnight tonight, as a way of...

Reps. Ryan & Khanna suggest giving working class families $1-$6,000 each during coronavirus outbreak

This morning, California Representative Ro Khanna and Ohio Representative Tim Ryan proposed an emergency Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) due to the novel coronavirus...

Latest news

A letter from Councilmember Dominguez: “Our current Mayor seems more focused on his priorities than our city’s”

Dear Milpitas - my friends and my neighbors, Thank you for affording me the opportunity to serve you and thank you for your support.  We have...

Letter to the Editor: The natural wonder that is Higuera Park

Dear Editor: Congratulations Milpitas Beat and a special thank you to Joseph Ehardt for beginning to share some of the Milpitas historic treasures that are...

A letter to my sons: How America got into this COVID-19 mess

Dear Benny & Henry— I write to you in the midst of what is shaping up to be one of the most staggering crises in...

Milpitas High School holds socially distanced graduation ceremony for Class of 2020

Milpitas High School’s class of 2020 graduated in a socially distanced ceremony at the end of June. The ceremony was split up over two...

State rejects Santa Clara County’s plans to reopen more businesses on July 13

Last week, Santa Clara County’s Public Health Officer Dr. Sara Cody issued a new risk-reduction order to allow businesses like nail and hair salons...
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