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An interview with Bob Nuñez, San Jose/Silicon Valley NAACP’s new President

After Pastor Jethroe (Jeff) Moore stepped down from his role as president of San Jose/Silicon Valley NAACP in June, the role was quickly filled...

As COVID cases rise, Santa Clara County recommends masking indoors

Santa Clara County has joined the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Sonoma, along with the City of Berkeley,...

Valley Water embarks on Anderson Dam project after years of unexpected delays

It started with a warning from state officials more than a decade ago that a major earthquake could cause the crest of Anderson Dam...

cPacket Networks to move headquarters from San Jose to Milpitas

cPacket Networks today announced rapid growth across personnel, products, and revenue, with expectations for continued expansion in the future... The company, which described itself in...

An interview with Milpitas Unified School District Superintendent Cheryl Jordan

Summer is in full swing and students across the land are rejoicing! Even teachers get time off, and deservedly so. And yet, even though...

City of Milpitas engages community to choose new logo

As Milpitas sees ongoing transformation, a variety of efforts are underway at City Hall to keep up with the growth, among them updates to...

Kathleen King resigns from Santa Clara County Board of Education

Kathleen King resigned from the Santa Clara County Board of Education earlier this month, citing the need to focus more on the Healthier Kids...

Olympic Coach Juan Miguel Moreno comes to Milpitas to teach Taekwondo camp

Taekwondo legend Juan Miguel Moreno was recently in Milpitas, teaching a “fast camp” at Blue Dragon Taekwondo Academy (1485 N. Milpitas Blvd.) between June...

The Face of 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...

Milpitas puts $1.28 million in federal funding toward residents most impacted by COVID

The federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program has provided grant funding to the City of Milpitas, to the tune of $1,282,240. At this past...

California reopens, pulls back COVID restrictions

Today, June 15, marks the reopening of California’s economy, bringing the state closer to a pre-COVID state of affairs. The City of Milpitas sent...

Milpitas to receive $16.7 million in federal funds through the American Rescue Plan Act

As the country continues recovering from the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, the city of Milpitas is expected to receive $16.7 million from...

Milpitas couple ran 3 brothels on Murphy Ranch Road, trafficked over 100 sex workers

Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen has charged a Milpitas couple with felony human trafficking, pimping and pandering, and money laundering on allegations...

Milpitas couple arrested for human trafficking

Earlier today, June 9, a human trafficking and pimping investigation that had lasted two years concluded with arrests in Milpitas. The investigation was conducted by...

Valley Water declares water shortage, mandates 15% reduction in water usage

  As drought conditions worsen in Santa Clara County, the water district has declared a water shortage emergency and asks residents to conserve water.  Historically dry...

Everything really is awesome at the new LEGOLAND® Discovery Center

Oh, to be a kid again. The new LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Bay Area will have its Grand Opening on June 14, just in time...

Milpitas High’s PTSA and Farmers Market on Wheels give 256 gift bags to teachers, staff

Milpitas High School’s (MHS) Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) joined forces last week with Farmers Market on Wheels to put together 256 gift bags...

5th Grader from Sinnott Elementary wins Bronze Medal in National Math Competition

A 5th-grader from John Sinnott Elementary School has won 3rd place in the National MathCON Competition. His name is Stephen Grier, and he’s 11...

Milpitas City Council discusses possibility of mental health crisis response line

As part of the ongoing national conversation around whether police are qualified to respond to mental health crises, several Milpitas City Councilmembers want to...

Milpitas expands no smoking law to include multi-unit housing, public events, & service areas

The City of Milpitas is expanding its smoking ordinance, which already prohibits smoking in parks, on trails, and in outdoor dining areas, to include...

San Jose gunman died of “multiple gunshot wounds of the head”

The autopsy for Samuel James Cassidy (57), the VTA employee who murdered nine coworkers and then fatally shot himself in San Jose last week,...

Hundreds gather to mourn the nine lives lost in VTA rail yard shooting

They were more than just names.  To the hundreds who gathered in front of San Jose City Hall Thursday evening, the nine Santa Clara Valley...

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