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10 Signs You’re Trapped in a Liberal Bubble

As 2020’s U.S. Presidential Election draws near, many of us are bracing ourselves for an unprecedented level of spectacle and emotion -- and we...

The President of the United States is Ralphie from “The Sopranos”

Warning: The following Opinion-Editorial contains MAJOR spoilers from the TV series “The Sopranos,” which incidentally has been off the air for 12 years… Years back,...

Opinion: The One Tactic Required to Defeat Trump in 2020

OK, enough fooling around: How do we beat this freakin’ guy? I’ll assess this tactically, not politically. Politically, the left is presently split into two...

Opinion: Why Louis C.K. is Funny

In the #metoo landscape, Louis C.K.’s behavior has been something of a Rorschach test. The comedian was outed...

Dear Benny…there’s something you need to know…

Dear Benny-- There’s something important I have to share with you, and because in a way it pertains to...

Bay Area Film Festival Seeking to Rewrite HERstory

  It’s November, and the Cinematografo International Film Festival will be going up in San Francisco. An annual event aiming to showcase international filmmakers while...

My Son is Living his Dream, and I’m Happy…Right?

I was standing in the back of the dimly lit theater space, holding court with a handful of friends while I glanced at the...

Anne Hathaway & The Problem with Lecturing White People

On July 22, 37 miles north of my Milpitas home, at Oakland’s MacArthur BART Station, a young black woman named Nia Wilson was brutally...

The Mouse Eating its own Tail: On Disney’s Firing of James Gunn

I met James Gunn in 2009. We both had pieces in a nonfiction anthology called "The Book of Lists: Horror." We were at a reading...

Autocracy Now

It hits you in the stomach, seeing the traits of a dictatorship appear in your democracy. Like many others, I was having physical symptoms...

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Crisis of Maskulinity

That’s it.  The intersection between the COVID-19 pandemic and the culture wars has made me go full partisan, at least for now. It’s not that...

Support Kathmandu Cuisine in Milpitas for Takeout Thursday

Today's Takeout Thursday restaurant in Milpitas is Kathmandu Cuisine. Support this local business by ordering takeout, or contributing to purchase a meal for a...

Milpitas Inclusive PTA hosts General Meeting on special education

The Milpitas Inclusive PTA will have its first 2020 General Meeting today, May 28. Last September, Carla Crenshaw paved the way for a much-needed community-wide...

Milpitas City Council Endorses Laura’s Law to Support People with Mental Health Disorders

The Milpitas City Council unanimously voted to endorse Laura’s Law last Tuesday, a state law that empowers courts to mandate psychiatric treatment for certain...

Facing new challenges, childcare facilities start to reopen in Milpitas

Earlier this month, the County of Santa Clara Public Health Department amended the Shelter-in-Place order to allow “childcare establishments, summer camps, schools, and other educational...
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