93 F
Milpitas
Tuesday, July 23, 2024

CATEGORY

News

Milpitas City Council approves appointment of Chia-Ling Kong to Planning Commission

Milpitas resident Chia-Ling Kong was voted onto the Milpitas Planning Commission at last Tuesday's City Council meeting.  The vote was 3-2, with Mayor Carmen Montano, Vice...

Milpitas hosting milestone celebration for 70-year anniversary

On Friday, January 26, 2024, Milpitas will turn 70 years old. It was 1954 when Milpitas was established, making this year its platinum anniversary.  Said the...

Curtner Elementary families come together to volunteer for MLK Day of Service

“Everyone can be great, because everyone can serve.” Martin Luther King, Jr.   This past Monday, January 15, the Curtner Elementary PTA, in partnership with Curtner...

Milpitas Unified School District awarded $1.5 million grant for Innovation Campus

At January 9’s Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) Board of Education meeting, Chief Business Officer and Assistant Superintendent Wendy Zhang announced that MUSD had...

Assemblymember Alex Lee seeking to tax the extremely wealthy

Assemblymember Alex Lee wants to tax the ultra-rich. To that end, he’s brought forward AB 259, which proposes applying a 1% annual tax rate...

With cold weather & rain, warming centers open across Santa Clara County

Cold temperatures have rolled into Santa Clara County. As a protective measure, the County has opened up a number of warming centers… Recent temperatures have...

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...

13-year-old hosts first ever Menorah Lighting event in Milpitas

This past summer, 13-year-old Marvin Serber was spending time in New York with his family. As he was walking through the city, he looked...

Minh Ngo elected as MUSD Board President, Kelly Yip-Chuan as Vice President

At this past Tuesday’s Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) Board of Education meeting, a nomination process was held to elect board members into new...

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...

Milpitas to increase police presence around shopping areas during holiday season

Over the Christmas holiday, more Milpitas Police Department (MPD) officers will be present in and near the city’s retail outlets. This is due to...

Milpitas City employees consider going on strike during contract negotiation deadlock

Feelings of frustration are mounting for two groups of employees that work for the City of Milpitas.  These workers say they aren’t being compensated fairly...

Milpitas High School students use journalism to impact change and elevate voices on campus

Good things are happening in Room E9. This is where Advisor Sanjit Roy teaches Journalism at Milpitas High School (MHS). His class is small, averaging...

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...

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Milpitas calls for peace in the Israeli-Palestine crisis

Last Wednesday, November 8, with war raging in The Middle East, the Silicon Valley chapter of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community hosted an event called...

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...

Milpitas Library now offering “Library of Things”

The Milpitas Library is now the site of a pilot program launched by The Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD) called The Library of...

Milpitas’ Dia De Los Muertos celebration (PHOTOS)

On Saturday, November 4, the City of Milpitas hosted a Dia De Los Muertos celebration at Cardoza Park. Before the celebration officially kicked off, there...

‘Matilda JR.’ opens in Milpitas with catchy music and great performances from young cast

The Milpitas Community Center’s Matilda JR. opened on Thursday, November 2.  A musical about a brilliant young girl with psychokinetic powers who forms a deep...

Hon Lien is running for Mayor of Milpitas

Current Milpitas City Councilmember and former Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) Board Member Hon Lien has announced that she is running for mayor. Lien...

Latest news