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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, the novel...

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 City of...

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 that all...

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 coronavirus. The crossing...

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...

Chu, County Officials: Risk for Novel Coronavirus outbreak “remains low”

Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D-Milpitas) along with San Jose District 4 Councilmember Lan Diep held a press conference Friday addressing the recently-confirmed cases of COVID-19,...

High Levels of Lead Found in Two Milpitas Businesses

Authorities revealed late on Friday that they found high levels of lead in two long-running Milpitas businesses: Target Masters West (a gun shop) and...

Longtime Milpitas Resident Searching for Kidney Donor

    One day at work, Richard Ruth found himself struggling to breathe.  He went to the doctor, who gave him a prescription for prednisone. Shortly thereafter,...

24 Hour Fitness Milpitas Opens

      Photo Courtesy of 24 Hour Fitness.   On Saturday, May 12, Milpitas welcomed its 13th current gym, 24 Hour Fitness Milpitas. Amid much fanfare and anticipation, the long-vacant...

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