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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...

Homelessness Task Force recommendations presented to City Council

For the past few months, the issue of homelessness has been something the Milpitas City Council has attempted to address. In order to tackle...

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...

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...

Hope for the Unhoused aims to alleviate homelessness in Milpitas

We first covered this group back in December 2020, when they were taking their first baby steps. Initially just a gathering of concerned citizens...

Homelessness in & around Milpitas: Part III

In Parts I and II of this series, we looked at how homelessness has grown throughout the country and the region, especially during the...

Homelessness in & around Milpitas: Part II

In Part I of this 3-part series, we examined how homelessness has grown throughout the country and the region, and highlighted some steps that...

Homelessness in & around Milpitas: Part 1

As reported by The Beat in September, 2019, homelessness is on the rise in Milpitas. That year, the biennial survey by Santa Clara County...

Milpitas resident Jinky Peralta recognized as Assembly District 25’s Woman of the Year

On Monday March, 8, in honor of International Women’s Day, Assemblymember Alex Lee (D-San Jose) recognized Milpitas resident Jinky Peralta as Assembly District 25’s...

Students rise up as community leaders to help unhoused residents in Milpitas

At the beginning of 2021, Thac Nguyen, owner of Blue Dragon Taekwondo Academy (1485 N. Milpitas Blvd.), started a new leadership program for his...

HOPE for the Unhoused distributes food & winter goods

It’s a Saturday morning in Milpitas, the one right after Christmas. The streets are quiet, with the occasional car buzzing by. Most residents, though, have...

Milpitas residents & local leaders march in support of unhoused community

This past Saturday, Milpitas residents rallied as part of a group called Milpitas Hope for the Unhoused, which works in support of the city’s...

Milpitas City Council votes to stop lawsuit against homeless housing project

A Quick Update on the Project Homekey situation: This morning, the Milpitas City Council voted 3-2 to stop plans for litigation against all parties involved...

Milpitas residents hire law firm to push back against homeless housing project

A group of Milpitas residents have banded together to hire a law firm to fight back against Project Homekey in Milpitas.   When news of plans...

Milpitas to mount lawsuit over homeless housing project

UPDATE (Oct. 26): The Milpitas City Council will move forward with its suit and use a “specialized law firm,” due to a conflict of...

Milpitas City Council opposes homeless housing project at local hotel

The Milpitas City Council voted unanimously Thursday to draft a letter opposing a plan that would turn a local hotel into housing for Santa...

Milpitas to explore litigation against State, County over hotel conversion project for homeless housing

This article has been updated. During the Tuesday, October 6 Council meeting, at Mayor Rich Tran’s request, Council unanimously agreed to explore potential litigation against...

County Supervisors vote to explore Milpitas Homeless Shelter proposal despite opposition from local officials

As Santa Clara County struggles to deal with the coronavirus crisis, the County Board of Supervisors is looking at an undeveloped plot of land...

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