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Bay Area experts cautiously optimistic about “flattening the curve”

As the New York City metro area experiences an alarming surge in cases of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, experts in California are cautiously optimistic...

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...

Milpitas High School teacher from “blackface” incident says he’s about to be fired; but he wants another chance

In the Fall of 2019, on Halloween morning, David Carter woke up slightly earlier than usual. He went into the bathroom and used sable-colored...

March 3 Primary Election: Live Blog

Milpitas voters headed to the polls Tuesday to vote on everything from the president down to the local school board. Key races for Milpitians...

Milpitas presents two-day city block event set for May

There might still be a few weeks of winter left, but Milpitas is already planning for its biggest party of the spring. On Tuesday, the...

Fake signs about La Quinta Hotel project raise questions among residents

An unidentified group of young men were seen last Saturday, February 8, putting up fraudulent signs at the corner of Jacklin and Hillview.  The signs...

Silicon Valley Clean Energy touts achievements at Milpitas City Council Meeting

Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE), the region’s collaborative, city-driven energy provider, is providing a fossil-free alternative to PG&E’s rates. Milpitas, along with 12 other...

Starting this week, ballots will be mailed to all registered voters for first time ever

Expect a ballot for the March 3 primary in your mailbox this week, even if you’ve never voted by mail before. The approximately 940,000 mail-in...

Stephen Fitzgerald becomes Library Services Manager for Santa Clara County Library District 

After five years of working at the Milpitas Library, in early December, community librarian Stephen Fitzgerald moved on to work as Library Services Manager...

Students at Merryhill Preschool in Milpitas pack 100 gift boxes for children in need around the world

Submitted by Merryhill Preschool  During this past Holiday Season, Pre-K students at Merryhill Preschool in Milpitas recently met their goal of packing and preparing 100...

Production of “The Little Mermaid” a smashing success

The Milpitas Children’s Theater Alliance would like to acknowledge Director Mei-Wan Chai and all Center Stage Performing Arts (CSPA) cast members and volunteers for their...

Milpitas Planning Commission Rejects La Quinta Hotel Plan Over “Community Pride”

After hearing over two hours of public comment and another three hours of presentations and deliberation Wednesday night, the Milpitas Planning Commission rejected a...

Police Blotter 

December 27, 2019 SERPA DR  In a domestic violence incident, a husband was arrested for attacking his wife.  HEATH ST A homeowner caught a glimpse of a subject...

Milpitas City Council pushes for Performing Arts Center

The next time you want to see a community theater show, you might have a new option outside of the famed San Jose Performing Arts...

Milpitas resident Caitlin Nguyen a martial arts standout

Young Milpitas resident Caitlin Nguyen, age 14, has been racking up noteworthy achievements in martial arts this fall... First, at the 2019 Canada Open Taekwondo...

Sunnyhills Neighbhorhood developer plans 44 new residential units

Real estate developer JMK Investments held its first community meeting in November to present its plans for a new 44-unit development in Milpitas’s Sunnyhills...

Three cheers for three years: IBU Taproom celebrates third year in Milpitas

Compared to other places of libation, taprooms are simple. Whether it be in Downtown San Jose or LA, you can spot one: wood-carved bar,...

Terrace Gardens celebrates 30-year anniversary

Out of all the great things going on in Milpitas that one could celebrate right now, the fact that Terrace Gardens has been in...

Milpitas Moves Forward with Revised Condo Plan on Montague Expressway

An empty lot at the gateway to some of Silicon Valley’s tech giants will sit empty no longer, as the Milpitas City Council Tuesday...

Milpitas Xtreme Robotics wins first trophy in over a decade 

Last month, on 10/6, Milpitas Xtreme Robotics, the official robotics club of Milpitas High School (MHS), won the Inspire Award in the VEX Robotics...

Happy Hopper Afterschool Program students making an impact

Born and raised in Malaysia, Malini Ramakrishnan was exposed to the realities of homelessness at an early age.  "We have a lot of shelter homes...

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...

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Facts vs Fiction, regarding the La Quinta Hotel project

Dear Editor:  On March 27 a neighborhood group calling themselves the Voice of Milpitas sent a letter to the Milpitas Beat concerning the La Quinta...

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...

It’s OK to joke around & laugh right now

In the United States, as of this writing, 215,344 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. Of these, 5,112 have died. And...

MUSD students will not be returning to school for the rest of the year

In an effort to help flatten the curve and slow the spread of the coronavirus, the call expected by many has been made: Milpitas...

Science not onboard with wiping down your food

Even with shelter in place provisions enacted and social distancing guidelines being spread far and wide, one common denominator that’s unavoidable among people is...
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