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Mobile vaccination site coming to Milpitas Sports Center on April 28

A Mobile Vaccination Site will be run at the Milpitas Sports Center on Wednesday, April 28th. The site, which will essentially be an all-day clinic...

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center will open on May 25 at Great Mall in Milpitas

California’s first LEGOLAND® Discovery Center, located in Milpitas' Great Mall, has now made annual passes and single-day tickets available.  Initially slated for an April...

Pacific Tire Outlet reborn in Frank Espinoza’s new shop

Pacific Tire Outlet, a beloved community institution voted Best Tire Store in Milpitas 29 years in a row in The Milpitas Post, officially closed...

Stephen Fitzgerald becomes Deputy County Librarian for Santa Clara County Library District

A familiar face from the Milpitas Library has become Deputy County Librarian of Community Library Development for the Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD).  Stephen...

PHOTOS: Break the Silence, End Asian Violence march and rally in Milpitas

Last Sunday, March 28, Milpitas community members gathered for a Break the Silence, End Asian Violence march and rally. Joining together to speak out...

Milpitas teachers, students, & community leaders prepare self-care goodie bags for families in need

Milpitas High School teacher Tricia Brownstein’s students have spearheaded a valuable and inspirational project. The head of the Travel and Tourism Academy, Brownstein advised...

Making History: Emma Guerrero is first female to become Eagle Scout in Milpitas

Emma Guerrero is one of the founding members of Scouts BSA Troop 2163, the first all-girl troop in Milpitas. But it doesn’t stop there:...

Milpitas resident Jinky Peralta recognized as Assembly District 25’s Woman of the Year

On Monday March, 8, in honor of International Women’s Day, Assemblymember Alex Lee (D-San Jose) recognized Milpitas resident Jinky Peralta as Assembly District 25’s...

San Jose City College leaders weigh in on solutions to anti-Asian violence

“The story of the AAPI community is not monolithic,” read a letter penned this month by Deborah J. Ikeda, President of the Asian...

Special Report: Anti-Asian hate crimes rampant across Bay Area; Milpitas staying vigilant

On January 28, 2021, in San Francisco, Vicha Ratanapakdee’s wife had made him some morning coffee. He told her he would drink it later,...

The unhoused find shelter at Hillview Court Apartments in Milpitas

Upon entering Hillview Court Apartments (formerly Extended Stay America), one encounters a wide front lobby. Every day, a resident comes down to it to...

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...

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