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Milpitas City Council votes not to reappoint City Manager Steve McHarris

In a special meeting earlier today, the Milpitas City Council voted 3-2 not to renew the contract of City Manager Steve McHarris.  After nearly three...

Jimmy’s pool hall on Milpitas Blvd. set for its grand opening

I walked into Jimmy’s Billiards (235 S. Milpitas Blvd.) on a Wednesday afternoon. Upon entering, I heard the din of pool players, along with...

Christian Di Renzo becomes Milpitas’ new Public Works Director

Milpitas has a new Public Works Director.  His name is Christian Di Renzo, and he brings with him a wealth of experience… Di Renzo has served...

Pickleball pilot program sparks excitement in Milpitas

The fastest-growing sport in the United States appears to have taken Milpitas by storm. Pickleball has been attracting a great deal of interest in our...

MUSD seeks applicants to fill vacancy on Board of Education

A vacancy has opened up on the Milpitas Unified School District’s (MUSD) Board of Education.  Hon Lien, who had served on the school board since...

Lucky grocery store in Milpitas will be closing on January 13

At the Lucky grocery store, located at 1350 S. Park Victoria in Milpitas, many of the shelves are already empty.  Reason being, in exactly one...

County of Santa Clara and Milpitas declare local emergency due to severe weather

As the Bay Area gets bashed by a severe winter rainstorm, Santa Clara County and Milpitas officials moved on Wednesday to declare a local...

Alert: Milpitas weather warning for January 4-5

A high wind warning for the Bay Area has come in from the National Weather Service (NWS). Said the NWS in a statement, “...a...

With HUD contract set to expire, residents ask Milpitas City Council to save Sunnyhills Apartments

At Tuesday’s Milpitas City Council meeting, a group of Sunnyhills Apartment residents came out to ask for the City’s help in saving one of...

Meet the new Milpitas City Council

Milpitas has a new City Council.  Last night, residents from Milpitas and surrounding communities packed into the City Council chambers to witness Carmen Montano, the...

In Milpitas, donations of winter clothing and items pour in to support unhoused community

This past Sunday, December 18, LoretoQD’s Brigade Silicon Valley teamed up with other entities in the community to put on a Winter Clothing &...

The Final Interview: Mayor Rich Tran reflects on his 6 years in office

Rich Tran’s first mayoral term didn’t exactly start off on the right foot.  On the evening of December 13, 2016, in front of a packed...

Norwood, Yip-Chuan, & Nakka sworn in to MUSD’s Board of Education

At this week’s Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) Board of Education meeting, the November election results were certified and an oath of office ceremony...

Amidst the holiday season, local Milpitas mosque prepares food for homeless population

Amidst the holiday season, religions around the world are emphasizing the need to give back to disadvantaged populations. This last Sunday, children between the...

City of Milpitas hits the brakes on funding $200,000 to Chamber of Commerce

In October, the City of Milpitas wrote a letter informing the Milpitas Chamber of Commerce that it would not be able to provide the...

Anu Nakka becomes first Indian-American elected to public office in Milpitas

Anu Nakka has been elected to the Milpitas Unified School District’s (MUSD) Board of Education. She is the first Indian-American ever to have been...

Milpitas history: The many lives of Leapin’ Lena

After you park in the garage of the Milpitas Public Library, you will walk by a display of the Milpitas Historical Society’s Leapin’ Lena...

Milpitas’ infamous odor: The past, the present, and the future

For many residents, the most infamous aspect of Milpitas history involves the putrid odor that has spread throughout the city for years. The odor...

Charles Gary is back at Milpitas High School as Interim Principal

Charles “Chuck” Gary is back.  After having retired from the role of Milpitas High School (MHS) Principal in 2008, Gary stepped back onto the MHS...

Carmen Montano makes history by becoming first woman elected as Mayor of Milpitas

As I stood in front of Milpitas City Hall, I watched as Vice Mayor Carmen Montano pulled into a parking spot.  Within moments, she was...

Milpitas residents who speak Tamil, one of the world’s oldest languages, meet for the first time

It all started with a simple question on Nextdoor.  Alagarasan Chinnadurai put up a post in the Milpitas area, asking if anyone spoke Tamil, which...

Milpitas’ catalytic converter theft protection program launches

As of November 1, the City of Milpitas has had a catalytic converter theft protection program in place.  The program is fueled by $200,000 in...

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