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Santa Clara County COVID-19 cases now total 375, with 16 deaths

The Public Health Department for the County of Santa Clara announced today that 54 more county residents have tested positive for COVID-19,...

Santa Clara County places temporary moratorium on evictions due to COVID-19 pandemic

A countywide urgency ordinance has been passed by the Board of Supervisors. The result: evictions will now be temporarily prohibited in Santa...

Coronavirus news: Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approves millions in relief funds

The county announced today its approval of $3 million to be dispersed in support of nonprofit and community organizations, vital services, and...

Reps. Ryan & Khanna suggest giving working class families $1-$6,000 each during coronavirus outbreak

This morning, California Representative Ro Khanna and Ohio Representative Tim Ryan proposed an emergency Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) due to the novel coronavirus...

Milpitas Officials implement Pilot Program rules for Airbnb users

Stronger and clearer rules might be on the horizon for short-term rental units. The Milpitas City Council Tuesday unanimously approved a pilot program for overseeing...

March 3 Primary Election: Live Blog

Milpitas voters headed to the polls Tuesday to vote on everything from the president down to the local school board. Key races for Milpitians...

Milpitas Voting Guide for March 3, 2020 election

To support Milpitas voters in learning more about the candidates across the County Supervisor, Assemblymember, and School Board races, we've compiled a list of...

Chu, County Officials: Risk for Novel Coronavirus outbreak “remains low”

Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D-Milpitas) along with San Jose District 4 Councilmember Lan Diep held a press conference Friday addressing the recently-confirmed cases of COVID-19,...

Milpitas presents two-day city block event set for May

There might still be a few weeks of winter left, but Milpitas is already planning for its biggest party of the spring. On Tuesday, the...

An Interview with District 25 State Assembly Candidate: Bob Brunton

Why are you running for State Assembly?  It’s time to repair our broken state government and prepare our state for future generations. That is what...

An Interview with District 25 State Assembly Candidate: Roman Reed

Why are you running for State Assembly?  I am running for State Assembly because I care. I care about the future of this district and...

An Interview with District 25 State Assembly Candidate: Anthony Phan

Why are you running for State Assembly?  I'll spare the talking points; I'm running because I think I'd be an effective Assemblymember.    What do you love...

An Interview with District 25 State Assembly Candidate: Carmen Montano

Why are you running for State Assembly? I have been in public service for over 30 years and I have the experience, dedication, courage, and...

An Interview with District 25 State Assembly Candidate: Alex Lee

Why are you running for State Assembly?  My roots are in this community. I grew up in Milpitas and San José as the son of...

An Interview with District 25 State Assembly Candidate: Anne Kepner

Why are you running for State Assembly?  I am running to represent the people of our community and to be a part of the solution...

An Interview with District 25 State Assembly Candidate: Natasha Gupta

Why are you running for State Assembly?  I felt compelled to take action because I saw complacency in career politicians who represented us. I witnessed...

An Interview with District 25 State Assembly Candidate: Jim Canova

Why are you running for State Assembly?  I will work to reconcile the competing needs for infrastructure, transportation, preservation of open space, utilities, and public...

An interview with County Supervisor District 3 Candidate: John Leyba

Why are you running for County Supervisor?   I’m running for County Supervisor because our biggest problems -- homelessness, mentally ill on the streets, and the...

An interview with County Supervisor District 3 Candidate: Otto Lee

Why are you running for County Supervisor? Representing my community and advocating for improving the quality of life for my friends and neighbors is personal...

An interview with County Supervisor District 3 Candidate: Kansen Chu

Why are you running for County Supervisor?     As an immigrant who came to the United States for graduate school, I am so honored and humbled...

Carmen Montano wants to “represent the people”

One of two Milpitas City Councilmembers running for State Assembly District 25 -- which covers Milpitas, Fremont, Newark, San Jose, and Santa Clara --...

Milpitas City Council endorses SB-50, the state’s controversial Housing Density Bill

The Milpitas City Council voted Tuesday 4-0 -- with Mayor Rich Tran abstaining -- to endorse Senate Bill 50 (SB50), a controversial housing bill...

Latest news

Facts vs Fiction, regarding the La Quinta Hotel project

Dear Editor:  On March 27 a neighborhood group calling themselves the Voice of Milpitas sent a letter to the Milpitas Beat concerning the La Quinta...

Report: COVID-19 testing increasing in Santa Clara County, but scale still limited

California has received measured and cautiously optimistic praise in the past few days for starting to flatten the curve and thwart the spread of...

It’s OK to joke around & laugh right now

In the United States, as of this writing, 215,344 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. Of these, 5,112 have died. And...

MUSD students will not be returning to school for the rest of the year

In an effort to help flatten the curve and slow the spread of the coronavirus, the call expected by many has been made: Milpitas...

Science not onboard with wiping down your food

Even with shelter in place provisions enacted and social distancing guidelines being spread far and wide, one common denominator that’s unavoidable among people is...
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