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Milpitas City Council approves conditional use permit for Puff City Smoke Shop

Last Tuesday, May 7, at the Milpitas City Council meeting, Council took a recommendation from City staff to allow for the approval of a...

City of Milpitas to provide rental assistance to low-income residents & workers

The City of Milpitas has undertaken a new measure to provide rental assistance to the city’s low-income residents and workers. In partnership with an organization...

Anu Nakka is running for Milpitas City Council

As the first Indian-American ever elected to Milpitas Unified School District’s (MUSD) Board of Education, Anu Nakka knows what it’s like to break barriers.  And...

City of Milpitas reaches new agreement with employee labor groups

After months of negotiations, the City of Milpitas has struck a new labor agreement with over 150 City employees, including administrative and maintenance workers. The...

Milpitas High School’s NJROTC program potentially at risk of fading away

The Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) program at Milpitas High School (MHS) has been in existence since the mid-1970s.  As a program that...

Milpitas introduces strict regulations on cannabis deliveries within city limits

New to California is Senate Bill 1186, a state law requiring local governments to allow medicinal cannabis deliveries. Accordingly, the Milpitas City Council has...

UPDATE: City of Milpitas and ProTech employee group reach new agreement

UPDATE: After months of negotiations, the City of Milpitas and the Milpitas Professional and Technical Group (ProTech) have entered into a new agreement. The City...

The story of Milpitas Charity Bingo — and how it has disbursed over $2 million in grants to local nonprofits

Most evenings, if you’re driving down South Milpitas Boulevard, you’re likely to notice a certain location hopping with activity...   That spot is known as Milpitas...

Milpitas City Council votes to reappoint Evelyn Chua to Vice Mayor position

  At last week’s Milpitas City Council meeting, councilmembers voted unanimously for Evelyn Chua to continue in her role as Vice Mayor. Chua, who began...

Assemblymember Alex Lee pushes for single-stairway apartment buildings

Per current California law, apartment buildings that are above three stories require two stairway exit routes. But this requirement has been shown to impact...

Former City Manager Steve McHarris files lawsuit against City of Milpitas

Former Milpitas City Manager Steve McHarris filed a lawsuit this past Tuesday against the City for breaching his employment contract and wrongful termination, among...

As San Francisco Board of Supervisors plans to introduce Israel-Hamas resolution, Bay Area Jewish group voices concern

At tomorrow’s San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Dean Preston is expected to introduce a resolution calling for a ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas...

Family struggling with loss after raging fire burns house down in Milpitas

It was just after 6:30pm when Efren Rosas heard a crackling sound coming from behind him.  He was dozing off on the couch; the television...

Diego Hammett named Veteran of the Year in Milpitas ceremony

“Freedom is not free. Those men and women who wear the uniform gave the ultimate sacrifice and life, because of freedom.”  These words were spoken...

An in-depth interview with Milpitas’ new City Manager Ned Thomas

On October 3, Ned Thomas was appointed as Milpitas’ new City Manager.  The Beat sat down with Thomas for an in-depth interview to discuss his...

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...

Rich Tran returns: Former Milpitas mayor to run again in 2024

Election season is kicking back up in Milpitas.  On Saturday, September 30, former mayor Rich Tran posted on his personal Facebook account that he was...

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...

California Social Housing bill takes a big step forward

During last night’s California State Assembly legislative session, AB 309, the social housing bill, made it out of the Senate and Assembly and got...

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,...

Mayor Carmen Montano delivers State of the City address, citing Milpitas accomplishments

On June 22, 2023, Milpitas Mayor Carmen Montano delivered a State of the City address in the Council Chambers, which was packed with community...

Former City Manager files claim against City of Milpitas, alleging hostile work environment

In the midst of considering a potential lawsuit against the City of Milpitas, former City Manager Steve McHarris has filed a claim against the...

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