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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,...

MUSD Special Election chaos: Teachers’ private info leaked, court orders, & theft

As the Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) inches closer to its controversial board special election, the district is embroiled in yet another controversy —...

Fake signs about La Quinta Hotel project raise questions among residents

An unidentified group of young men were seen last Saturday, February 8, putting up fraudulent signs at the corner of Jacklin and Hillview.  The signs...

Silicon Valley Clean Energy touts achievements at Milpitas City Council Meeting

Silicon Valley Clean Energy (SVCE), the region’s collaborative, city-driven energy provider, is providing a fossil-free alternative to PG&E’s rates. Milpitas, along with 12 other...

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...

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...

Milpitas City Council approves revised ADU plan

The Milpitas City Council Tuesday voted 4-1 -- with Councilmember Karina Dominguez dissenting -- to approve a revised five-acre, single-family home development on North...

Milpitas Planning Commission Rejects La Quinta Hotel Plan Over “Community Pride”

After hearing over two hours of public comment and another three hours of presentations and deliberation Wednesday night, the Milpitas Planning Commission rejected a...

Milpitas High School Student Karrington Kenney will speak at Women’s March

When Karrington Kenney, a 16-year-old junior and vice president of the Black Student Union (BSU) at Milpitas High School (MHS), posted a friend’s recording...

Milpitas School Board passes new Censure Bylaw; Board Member Tsai continues dissent

The Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) Board voted 3-1 Tuesday -- with Trustee Michael Tsai dissenting -- to adopt its newest censure policy. The policy,...

Bob Nuñez voted in as new Vice Mayor; Dominguez calls Mayor Tran “childish” and “sexist”

Mayor Rich Tran has been pushing for a new vice mayor for over a month. On Tuesday, Tran got his wish, as Council voted...

Sunnyhills Neighbhorhood developer plans 44 new residential units

Real estate developer JMK Investments held its first community meeting in November to present its plans for a new 44-unit development in Milpitas’s Sunnyhills...

Terrace Gardens celebrates 30-year anniversary

Out of all the great things going on in Milpitas that one could celebrate right now, the fact that Terrace Gardens has been in...

Planning Commission seeks more detailed plans for new hotel; community raises concerns

The site at 1000 Jacklin Road has stood vacant for almost a year. And judging from the Milpitas Planning Commission’s latest meeting on Wednesday,...

Councilmember Anthony Phan enters State Assembly race

The Assembly race is getting bigger, and the latest person to pull papers is yet another Milpitas City Councilmember. Freshman Councilmember Anthony Phan officially filed...

Milpitas Planning Commission will hold Public Hearing on proposed La Quinta Hotel project

A petition in opposition to the La Quinta Hotel project proposed to be built at 1000 Jacklin Drive has been circulating around Milpitas.  Currently, it...

Meet Milpitas-based Photographer John Vu

How long have you been a photographer?  I’ve been a photographer for 6 years now. I learned photography from my uncle on my dad's side;...

Milpitas adopts “reach codes” for greener construction

Add Milpitas to the growing list of Silicon Valley cities fed up with climate change. Milpitas City Council unanimously moved Tuesday to significantly reduce natural...

Dominguez to remain as Vice Mayor as City seeks community input for mayoral roles; Mayor Tran again denies claims of sexism

Vice Mayor Karina Dominguez and Mayor Rich Tran will have to learn to work with one another for at least another year, as Dominguez...

RIP Denny Weisgerber

Former Milpitas Mayor Denny Weisgerber (birth name: William D.) passed away today at the hospital after a recent bout of pneumonia. Though he’d been...

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