93 F
Milpitas
Tuesday, July 23, 2024

CATEGORY

Community

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...

Milpitas community members will host first Juneteenth celebration

On June 17, a Juneteenth celebration will be happening in the Sunnyhills neighborhood.  Although the City has hosted Juneteenth events in the past, this is...

Inaugural Charity Golf Tournament happening in Milpitas on May 22

On Monday, May 22, the inaugural Joseph Bettencourt Charity Golf Tournament will be happening at the Bay View Golf Club.  The Joseph Bettencourt Foundation was...

Reflecting on the loss of my sister during Mental Health Awareness Month

The conversation about the stigma of mental health illnesses and the changes that are necessary to support those suffering has increased. But I’ve observed...

New Milpitas park named after Filipino-American farmworkers who led historic Delano Grape Strike

Last month, on April 18, in a unanimous vote, the Milpitas City Council approved a recommendation to name a new city park the Delano...

Ocean Supermarket and local Knights of Colombus council donate over $9k toward special education at Milpitas High

Last month, at the March 14 Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) Board of Education Meeting, Ocean Supermarket and the Knights of Columbus St. Elizabeth...

First ever 100% affordable housing development in Milpitas is accepting pre-applications

Looking for an affordable apartment in Milpitas?  The City of Milpitas will soon be opening a 100% affordable housing development, and has announced that the...

Milpitas City Manager Steve McHarris among honorees at 2023 Unsung Hero Awards

On Friday, April 14, State Assemblymember Alex Lee’s office hosted the 2023 Unsung Hero Awards.  Milpitas resident Rahim Jaffer (nominated by Shaheena Daredia) — an...

Hope for the Unhoused hosts first Community Homeless Conference

On Friday, April 14, at the San Jose City College Extension (1450 Escuela Pkwy), Milpitas nonprofit Hope for the Unhoused held its inaugural Community...

Developer of Sunnyhills Apartments renews HUD contract for 5 more years

Residents of the Sunnyhills Apartments can breathe a sigh of relief – at least for the next 5 years.  JMK Investments, the developer of the...

Dragon Auto brings stellar car detailing services to Milpitas

The Milpitas Beat has begun working in partnership with the Social Ground Foundation, a nonprofit committed to empowering underserved communities by providing access to...

Silicon Valley’s Ahmadiyya community to host annual interfaith event at Milpitas Mosque

During the thirty days of Ramadan, which begins this year on March 23rd, Muslims around the world abstain from food and drink from dawn...

Mil’s Diner going strong under new ownership

Mil’s Diner is a legendary yet humble Milpitas mainstay, a cozy mini-mall-based nook offering a warm atmosphere, a friendly staff, and heaping portions of...

Latest news