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Historical trivia: Milpitas’ history as the constant butt of nationwide jokes

The Milpitas Beat last Saturday caught up with Milpitas Historical Society President Bill Hare for a fun, quick chat about our city’s long yet...

Run, don’t walk to Milpitas’ tour of Alviso Adobe Park

The City of Milpitas, with the consultation of The Milpitas Historical Society, has graced the city with an innovative tour of Alviso Adobe Park...

New Milpitas park named after Filipino-American farmworkers who led historic Delano Grape Strike

Last month, on April 18, in a unanimous vote, the Milpitas City Council approved a recommendation to name a new city park the Delano...

Milpitas Historical Society awards first Elaine Levine Memorial Scholarship in Journalism

Last month, the Milpitas Historical Society gave out its very first Elaine Levine Memorial Scholarship in Journalism. At Milpitas High School’s (MHS) Senior Awards Night,...

Milpitas veterans share thoughts on the 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

Today marks the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. On December 7, 1941, just before 8am, Japanese forces launched a surprise aerial attack...

Must-see historical site in Milpitas: José Maria de Jesus Alviso Adobe and Rancho Milpitas

This is the second article in a continuing series published in The Milpitas Beat describing historical sites in Milpitas from information provided by the...

Must-see historical site in Milpitas: Higuera Adobe

This is the beginning of what will be a continuing series published in The Milpitas Beat describing historic sites in Milpitas from information provided...

Meet Phil Coneeny, the veteran from this year’s Memorial Day spat: He’s more than just a footnote

When Jim Arthur, a retired sailor and Vietnam veteran, penned a letter to the editor after May’s Memorial Day ceremony at City Hall, he...

Making The Milpitas Monster movie

FIRST SHOWN in the American Bicentennial year of 1976, the Milpitas Monster movie was conceived as a commercial art class project in 1972 at...

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