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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...

These are the Black leaders who are currently making a big impact on Milpitas

To celebrate Black History Month, The Beat wanted to shine a light on the Black leaders who are currently making a difference in Milpitas.  Check...

Valley Water gathering public feedback on proposed expansion of Pacheco Reservoir

The first few months of this rainfall season were below average across California, with drought conditions evident statewide. Although the Golden State received a...

MUSD Board Members Tsai & Yip-Chuan in conflict over how high school students should volunteer

Milpitas Unified Trustee Michael Tsai has come under fire for comments he made at the board’s January 26 meeting -- and his subsequent call...

Local fitness centers struggle with COVID regulations

Google “male CrossFit instructor,” and you might get an idea of what Austin Begiebing looks like: tall and fit, sporting some stubble and some...

Wreaths Across America volunteers place 9,000 wreaths at Golden Gate National Cemetery

Wreaths Across America is an effort to honor our veterans by placing a wreath at their grave sites each December.  Gold Star parents of SPC...

Winners of Milpitas Strong Art Contest announced

The winners of the Milpitas Strong Art Contest have been announced.  Back in October, 2020, the public began making submissions in three categories: Adult T-shirt,...

Best places to hike and walk in Milpitas

  Although Winter is here, we can still throw on an extra layer or two and go enjoy the outdoors. Staying physically active and being...

Milpitas’ longtime City Clerk Mary Lavelle is retiring

    After dedicating the past 15 years of her life to working as Milpitas' City Clerk, Mary Lavelle is retiring.  With her penchant for organization, her...

Milpitas Police Chief set to retire: Armando Corpuz on work, life, & gratitude

It was the Fall of 1990. Armando Corpuz, 21 at the time, was just starting a volunteer position as a Police Reserve Officer for...

Milpitas High School students push forward with Jack Emery Food Drive

Since November 16, Milpitas High School students have been running a Jack Emery Food Drive. As of now, 2 days remain on which people...

Support these Milpitas-based nonprofit organizations this Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday presents an opportunity to spread positivity and do awesome things for our community. Consider making a contribution to a Milpitas-based nonprofit organization...

Rich Tran looks forward to third term as Mayor of Milpitas

    Rich Tran never hides the fact that his affinity for Milpitas, and all the families that live within it, is what propels him each...

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...

Judge shoots down attempt by Milpitas residents to stop homeless housing project

This story has been updated A request to halt turning a Milpitas hotel into permanent housing for unhoused individuals was denied Monday, clearing another roadblock...

Evelyn Chua makes history as first Filipina elected to Milpitas City Council

Evelyn Chua’s commitment to community service runs deep.  Whether it’s bringing homemade meals to police officers and firefighters, delivering face coverings to residents, or spending...

Browne Label Brewing aims to be Milpitas’s First Local Microbrewery

Garages and small business empires go hand in hand here in Silicon Valley: eBay, Facebook, HP, Apple, and many other tech companies got their...

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...

Blue Dragon Taekwondo Academy students win 136 medals in Virtual National Championships

Over the weekend of October 24-25, Milpitas’ own Blue Dragon Taekwondo Academy dominated at 2020’s Taekwondo Virtual National Championships. The Academy, under the tutelage of...

LIVE BLOG: Election Day in Milpitas

Scroll from the bottom to read in chronological order. After more than a year of campaigning and almost eight months of post-primary canvassing, Milpitas voters...

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...

Assembly candidate Bob Brunton pledges to change up the status quo

Former Ohlone College District trustee Bob Brunton knows he’s a longshot in the California Assembly District 25 race. The father of two and Fremont...

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