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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...

Live Blog: HomeKey/Extended Stay project for homeless housing in Milpitas

Since the situation involving the HomeKey/Extended Stay housing project is constantly evolving, we decided to start a Live Blog. You'll find all the latest...

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...

A progressive shakeup could be coming to Assembly District 25 in Alex Lee

Alex Lee in many ways embodies the progressive ideals and policies Gen Z and millennial voters like himself seek in a candidate. But even...

Students form startup to push back against gun violence

In August of last year, four high school friends came together and decided enough was enough.  Another shooting had occurred, this time at a high...

Trader Joe’s is opening this Friday, September 18, in Milpitas

The moment is finally here: Trader Joe’s will be opening its doors in Milpitas this Friday, September 18 at 8am. The new store -- Milpitas'...

State political commission opens investigation into Assemblymember Kansen Chu’s campaign

The California Fair Political Practices Commission has opened an investigation into Assemblymember Kansen Chu.

New Taqueria soon to open as part of The Best Sandwiches in Milpitas

Next Friday, September 25, a new taqueria is launching in Milpitas, with daily hours of between 4 and 9pm. The taqueria will be in...

Blue Dragon Taekwondo Academy will compete in Virtual National Championships

The first-ever Virtual Taekwondo National Championships are coming up on Zoom, pitting an assortment of Milpitas residents against others around the country. These residents are...

Assemblymember Kansen Chu calls for Community Hero nominations

Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D – Milpitas) will be hosting his sixth annual Community Heroes Awards and would like to invite members of our community...

Program run by City of Milpitas and service organizations provides free face masks to residents

Since early spring, the City of Milpitas has been partnering with the Milpitas Rotary Club and the Milpitas Executive Lions Club to provide free...

Norwood launches mask petition to help slow COVID-19 spread & make in-person learning a possibility

At the end of June, Chris Norwood received an unexpected text. It was from a longtime family friend, reaching out to ask for prayers. The...

Sea Link Cafe is closing for good, but a new cafe is opening in its place

Since it opened five years ago, Sea Link Cafe has become a beloved spot in Milpitas. Known for its delicious sandwiches and unique flavors,...

Support this Black-owned business in Milpitas: Nichols Stitches

Millions of people, young and old, are holding Black Lives Matter demonstrations spanning the full 50-state landscape of America. The call for equality and...

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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...

A heart of Thanksgiving

It was during the third trimester of my second and most challenging pregnancy when the “gratitude journal” craze started to spread online. Back then I...

Milpitas: Here’s what you need to know about the COVID curfew

With 41 California counties now in the state’s Purple COVID-19 tier—meaning the virus in those counties is widespread—midday Thursday Gavin Newsom and the California...

Poetry: Goodbye Arco

Goodbye Arco I looked out The driver’s window Expecting familiar scene: Folks filling cars Or bumming smokes (Taboo cuz ‘vid nineteen) Usually at that light I turn – Loud music as my...

Landslide win: Otto Lee will be the next Santa Clara County Supervisor for District 3

In 2020’s Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, District 3, race, Otto Lee took a striking victory with 60.4% of the vote, to opponent...
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