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Milpitas Library now offering “Library of Things”

The Milpitas Library is now the site of a pilot program launched by The Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD) called The Library of...

Milpitas’ Dia De Los Muertos celebration (PHOTOS)

On Saturday, November 4, the City of Milpitas hosted a Dia De Los Muertos celebration at Cardoza Park. Before the celebration officially kicked off, there...

‘Matilda JR.’ opens in Milpitas with catchy music and great performances from young cast

The Milpitas Community Center’s Matilda JR. opened on Thursday, November 2.  A musical about a brilliant young girl with psychokinetic powers who forms a deep...

The Milpitas Monster is back for Halloween

After a 3-year pandemic retreat, The Milpitas Monster will be screening on Oct 30th, 2023 at the Great Mall Cinemark Century Theaters.  Four Milpitas Monster Patrons...

Tennis players at Hall Memorial Park fight to save courts from pickleball conversion

When Vyomi Seth was just 6 years old, she started falling in love with the game of tennis.  She would go to the Hall Memorial...

Boy Scout teen builds mini library for Sunnyhills Child Development Center

On October 7, a new Little Free Library was installed at the Sunnyhills Child Development Center on 356 Dixon Road in Milpitas.  A Little Free...

Exclusive: Ashwini Kantak on her experiences working for the City of Milpitas — and why she resigned

Toward the end of last month, Ashwini Kantak resigned from her position as Assistant City Manager with the City of Milpitas.  The Beat sat down...

Hub61 offers authentic Pan-Indian cuisine in Milpitas

Last summer, Kiran Bondali’s neighbor, Ramakrishna Goli, approached him, asking if he’d be interested in opening up a restaurant. The pair lived next to...

Milpitas Chamber of Commerce recognizes winners at Awards Gala (PHOTOS)

Last Friday, September 22, at Milpitas’ Embassy Suites Hotel (901 E Calaveras Blvd.), the Milpitas Chamber of Commerce held its 2023 Awards Gala. Most of...

Milpitas’ Community Garden program still accepting applications for new plots

Milpitas’ Community Garden Program has announced a new location where city residents can grow organic vegetables while making new friends… The new addition is called...

STEMgirls club from Milpitas High provides free STEM program to young students

When Savan Bollu walked into her AP Physics class during her junior year, she was surprised to find that there were only five girls...

Milpitas resident Juliette Gomez spreads a message of friendship in children’s book “Can I Push You?”

Juliette Gomez is on a mission.  With her children’s book “Can I Push You?,” she aims to spread a message of friendship, kindness, and standing...

End of an Era: An-Jan Feed & Pet Supply to close its doors

The Milpitas location of An-Jan Feed & Pet Supply (111 S. Main St.) put the word out last Tuesday that it will be closing,...

Milpitas resident Jayceon Carswell wins silver medal in National Junior Olympics

Eight-year-old Jayceon Carswell has achieved something remarkable. After competing in the Junior Olympics, he took home a second place medal in the Long Jump category...

The latest updates on Project Homekey’s Hillview Court Apartments

This past June, the Milpitas City Council received a report regarding the Hillview Court Apartments, located at 1000 Hillview Court.  The apartments are part of...

A nostalgic look back at Cal Skate of Milpitas

With Retro Milpitas right around the corner, The Milpitas Beat got on the phone with Chris St. Germain – the longtime co-owner of Cal...

Fancy Dancers of Milpitas perform in Oahu, Hawaii

Earlier this summer, local dance group Fancy Dancers (of Fancy Dancers, Inc., at 1491 N. Milpitas Blvd.) took a trip to Oahu, Hawaii, for...

Omega Restaurant provides customers with a family away from home

The Beat stopped in at Omega Restaurant & Lounge (90 S. Park Victoria Dr.) on a late June weekday. The place was bustling, brimming...

Milpitas’ Tamil community gathers to celebrate the Tamil New Year

Last month, on May 14, the Tamil community in Milpitas gathered together for a festive celebration to welcome in the Tamil New Year.   The event,...

Milpitas Police Department hosts Tip a Cop event at Black Bear Diner

On Saturday, June 16, customers of the Milpitas Black Bear Diner (174 W. Calaveras Blvd.) were greeted by members of the Milpitas Police Department...

Chuck Gary delivers illuminating speech at Juneteenth event in Milpitas

Chuck Gary has devoted many years to making a tremendous impact on education in Milpitas. He recently delivered a speech at the Juneteenth event...

Run, don’t walk to Milpitas’ tour of Alviso Adobe Park

The City of Milpitas, with the consultation of The Milpitas Historical Society, has graced the city with an innovative tour of Alviso Adobe Park...

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