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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...

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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