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Support this Black-owned business in the Bay Area: Longevity Wines

Few Black-owned vineyards stretch across the United States, let alone the globe. According to Wine Enthusiast, a small handful of producers, about 100 wineries...

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...

Latest news

A letter from Councilmember Dominguez: “Our current Mayor seems more focused on his priorities than our city’s”

Dear Milpitas - my friends and my neighbors, Thank you for affording me the opportunity to serve you and thank you for your support.  We have...

Letter to the Editor: The natural wonder that is Higuera Park

Dear Editor: Congratulations Milpitas Beat and a special thank you to Joseph Ehardt for beginning to share some of the Milpitas historic treasures that are...

A letter to my sons: How America got into this COVID-19 mess

Dear Benny & Henry— I write to you in the midst of what is shaping up to be one of the most staggering crises in...

Milpitas High School holds socially distanced graduation ceremony for Class of 2020

Milpitas High School’s class of 2020 graduated in a socially distanced ceremony at the end of June. The ceremony was split up over two...

State rejects Santa Clara County’s plans to reopen more businesses on July 13

Last week, Santa Clara County’s Public Health Officer Dr. Sara Cody issued a new risk-reduction order to allow businesses like nail and hair salons...
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