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Program run by City of Milpitas and service organizations provides free face masks to residents

Since early spring, the City of Milpitas has been partnering with the Milpitas Rotary Club and the Milpitas Executive Lions Club to provide free...

Young mothers face obstacles during COVID-19 pandemic

18-year-old Jessica Esparza lost her job in March, after the shelter-in-place order went into effect across the Bay Area.  Now, she is struggling to provide...

How the India Community Center is coming together during the pandemic

In a recent podcast interview, we spoke with Raj Desai, CEO of the India Community Center (ICC). With the main center based in Milpitas,...

Coronavirus news: Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approves millions in relief funds

The county announced today its approval of $3 million to be dispersed in support of nonprofit and community organizations, vital services, and...

Milpitas-based nonprofit wins $25,000 grant from nonprofit research and development company

Milpitas-based STEM nonprofit Science Buddies has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Battelle NEON STEM Grant Program. NEON, the National Ecological Observatory Network, is an...

Milpitas-based organization is engaging young leaders

After he sold his medical device company, Sanjeev Tanna decided that he was going to do something for younger generations.  Looking at his 6-year-old son...

Podcast Interview with Diana Heinrich and Sofia Jaquez from Teen Success, Inc.

Based in the Sobrato Center for Nonprofits in Milpitas, Teen Success, Inc. is making a tremendous impact in our community. Not only is it empowering...

Weller Elementary School and Flamekeepers Host March Awareness Event to Celebrate Diversity

Flamekeepers, an organization run by Milpitas resident Demetress Morris, hosted a spirited March Awareness event at Weller Elementary School, centered around diversity and Black...

CASSY Looking After Mental Health Among Bay Area Youth

Tucked away in a cozy office at 544 Valley Way, CASSY (Counseling and Support Services for Youth) makes its headquarters in Milpitas, but is...

Milpitas Charity Bingo Planning to Open its Doors in Spring 2019

Imagine a space in Milpitas where you can go to play Bingo games five nights a week. And imagine that the proceeds from those...

The Milpitas Community Educational Endowment Achieves Milestone 10-Year Goal

Imagine setting a 10-year goal, then spending a whole decade determined to reach it. Then, imagine a step further:...

The Queen Elf of Milpitas; Changing the World One Holiday Wish at a Time

The Queen Elf: Jennifer Cullenbine Twenty-nine years ago, Jennifer Cullbenbine had a vision.  It seemed...

Rancho Middle School Students Raise Money for Wildfire Victims

When Rancho Middle School Art Teacher Jim Coulson played the film "Pay It Forward" (2000) for his...

Milpitas Nonprofits to Support this Holiday Season

    Looking for a local nonprofit organization to support this holiday season? Many worthy local nonprofits can be supported in Santa Clara County. To help...

Milpitas Home to Thriving Nonprofit Community

    When you think of nonprofits, what do you think of? Most of us think of a group making a difference in our community. And...

Humane Society Silicon Valley Enters Long Weekend of Mass Pet Adoptions

  Today, August 17, through Sunday, August 19, Humane Society Silicon Valley (HSSV) is participating in NBC Bay Area’s Clear the Shelters adoption promotion. The...

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Assemblymember Chu hosts Virtual Town Halls on Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program

Assemblymember Kansen Chu will host a series of virtual town halls in English, Vietnamese, and Spanish in partnership with San Jose City Councilmembers Sylvia...

Milpitas Council candidate Suraj Viswanathan provides “full transparency” in campaign

Milpitas Council candidate releases information on Court records Milpitas City Council candidate Suraj Viswanathan is offering “full transparency” in his campaign prior to the November...

Council candidate Suraj Viswanathan defends a past marked by numerous court cases

Business executive Suraj Viswanathan is banking on what he believes is his strong business record and dark-money free campaign to nab him a Milpitas...

Elected officials can’t delete social media posts; they’re considered public records

Dear Editor: Public Records may not be a blockbuster topic.  Though it should be... Public Records have been a systemic problem and sore subject for the...

Voting during the COVID-19 pandemic

Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D-San Jose) will host a virtual town hall in partnership with Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA), Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors...
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