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Women rise high at the Milpitas Police Department

Officer Casey Croucher can often be seen throughout Milpitas, riding her motorcycle while wearing a bright pink scarf around her neck.  She’s the first woman...

Poet Laureate Tshaka Campbell recognized with commendation from City of Milpitas

Earlier this year, Tshaka Campbell was named as the 2022-2023 Poet Laureate of Santa Clara County. On March 1, he received a commendation from...

MCEE’s STEAM Showcase receives record number of submissions from students across MUSD

This year’s STEAM Showcase will be happening at Milpitas High School on March 26.   Plans for the hybrid event, which will take place both in-person...

Caught on camera: Break-in at The Best Sandwiches on Main Street

Early this morning, at around midnight, 2 individuals broke into The Best Sandwiches cafe, located at 187 S. Main Street.  The 2 men, who were...

Councilmember Karina Dominguez kickstarts initiative to deliver PPE and essential items to Milpitas residents

With many Milpitas residents on the waitlist for free Covid-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Councilmember Karina Dominguez decided to start a project to provide...

Homelessness in Milpitas: how the City is working to address it

In the past year, the City of Milpitas has been amping up their efforts to take action in supporting unhoused residents.  In November 2020, the...

City of Milpitas to provide $5000 grants to 280 small businesses

At the end of last month, on January 31, the Milpitas Small Business Assistance Grant Program was launched by the City of Milpitas. Its...

Hope for the Unhoused aims to alleviate homelessness in Milpitas

We first covered this group back in December 2020, when they were taking their first baby steps. Initially just a gathering of concerned citizens...

The strange, brief saga of Mayor Rich Tran & Chez the Ice Cream Man

It was an emotional roller coaster on Mayor Rich Tran’s Facebook page last week when Tran accidentally announced the death of a longtime Milpitas...

Major Milestone: Family Giving Tree serves its two millionth recipient in the Bay Area

The Holiday Season is upon us and somehow it feels different this year. People seem anxious to celebrate, perhaps because COVID-19 robbed us of...

New Milpitas Middle College High School is setting students up for success

When it comes to education in Milpitas, the sky’s the limit. Especially now.  An awe-inspiring group of 14 high school juniors are the very first...

Milpitas veterans share thoughts on the 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

Today marks the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. On December 7, 1941, just before 8am, Japanese forces launched a surprise aerial attack...

Cathedral of Faith Milpitas finds its first official home on Main Street

For four years now, the Cathedral of Faith Milpitas has been holding its services in a conference room on the first floor of the...

Milpitas resident Andrew Dyson named Veteran of the Year

Andrew B. Dyson, Jr., a Milpitas resident with an accomplished military, professional, civic, and personal history, was honored earlier this month on Veterans Day...

Main Street Holiday Magic event happening in Milpitas from December 4-19

Milpitas’ Main Street will be transformed for a special Holiday Magic event in December.  From December 4-19, between Weller Lane and Carlo Street, there will...

Mental health is more of a priority than ever in Milpitas

Have you ever felt like nobody was there? Have you ever felt forgotten in the middle of nowhere? Have you ever felt like you could disappear? Like...

Kiwanis Club of Milpitas spearheads effort to raise money for building of classroom in Nicaragua

In Nicaragua, there is a tiny village called Luz de Cristo. In this village, 45 children, ranging from grades K-6, attend school together in...

Milpitas Metro Specific Plan aims to transform areas around Great Mall, BART Station

On Monday, October 25, the City of Milpitas held a virtual Community Open House to introduce to the public the Milpitas Metro Specific Plan...

Couple makes $10 million multi-year financial investment to Humane Society Silicon Valley

An announcement from Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV) revealed that the organization has received a fresh investment from Michelle Oates Detkin and Peter Detkin....

Jared Hernandez sworn in as Milpitas’ new Police Chief

When Jared Hernandez was 15 years old, he signed up to be a part of the Milpitas Police Department’s Explorer program, which offers youth...

Great Mall receives fines for unkempt property

Graffiti, overgrown weeds, and trash around the Great Mall are in the process of being cleaned up following two abatement notices from Milpitas city...

New Stratford School facility will open at former Orchard Supply site

Milpitas residents have by now grown accustomed to passing by the onetime location of the Orchard Supply Hardware store (125 North Milpitas Boulevard) and...

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