73.1 F
Milpitas
Wednesday, September 28, 2022

CATEGORY

Opinion

Opinion: It’s important that you vote

We live in strange times. Within the first fifth of this young century, we’ve had our minds rewired many times over, courtesy of the Internet,...

Two possible solutions to ease housing for teachers, staff, & city workers

As the election heats up, housing is one of the key issues that all the candidates are tackling. Admittedly, this is not something that...

The Milpitas Beat endorses Minh Ngo for School Board

This is The Milpitas Beat’s first-ever political endorsement. The Beat hereby endorses candidate Minh Ngo in his race to become a Milpitas Unified School District...

Opinion: How Ling Kong can win the School Board Special Election

Consider the case of one Ling Kong.  Kong’s running for the open Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD) School Board seat in March, 2020’s Special Election....

Opinion: Tonight, Mayor Tran has 2 choices

At tonight’s City Council meeting, Council will decide whether or not to move forward on rotating out Vice Mayor Karina Dominguez and giving another...

Recommended to Milpitas: Watch “The Irishman” this Thanksgiving

Sorry I’ve been away for awhile. A couple readers have waged recent complaints about missing my Opinion-Editorials. Strange, since when I’m active with them,...

Opposition is not Advocacy

Below is an excerpt from a recent NFIB article titled ‘California Legislature Codifies Dynamex Decision.’ The NFIB is an advocate for small businesses. Leading up to...

SJECCD supports Undocumented Student Week of Action

Evergreen Community College District (SJECCD) is committed to the proposition that quality, affordable higher education, job training, and career development opportunities should be available...

Opinion: It’s time for Milpitas’ elected officials to receive competitive salaries

In December, 2018, Milpitas’ Mayor Rich Tran announced his run for county supervisor. Then in June, 2019, he announced his run for state assembly....

Opinion: The MUSD issue: an opportunity to learn & be better

When Mr. Bobay left for Texas, we knew that the school board would be challenged to fill his shoes. But who could know that...

Opinion: News Organizations Should Delay Releasing Mass Shooters’ Names

Systems get gamed. That’s what happens. When a given system becomes predictable enough, exploitative parties swoop in and game it. I lived in L.A. for...

Opinion: “We can’t allow ourselves to become numb to the pain.”

We can’t allow ourselves to become numb to the pain. It’s not just another shooting, whether it happens in El Paso, Dayton – or...

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: Time for Celebration, and for Continued Advocacy: Council Has Recognized the Affordability Problem But Not Solved It

In April and May the Milpitas City Council was asked to at least establish an emergency ordinance to protect residents from undue rent increases...

Opinion & Testimonials: Student Stories on Mental Illness 

As the world keeps changing, humans are forced to adapt to new cultures and experiences that may not have been a problem earlier in...

Dear Class of 2019: May You Live an Impassioned & Inspired Life 

This month I join thousands of fellow proud parents in celebrating the accomplishments of our children as they become the graduating class of 2019....

Opinion: Shout-out to MUSD Classified Staff

As we’ve reached the end of the school year, I want to give a shout-out to the many classified school employees who are the...

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: Randall Shines But More Needs to be Done

I’m a teacher who came back to Randall Elementary from another school after four years. What I’ve learned from my previous and current stints...

Opinion: The Future Comes at the Expense of the Past

Toward the end of last month, on Wednesday, April 24, the Milpitas Planning Commission arrived unanimously at a historical decision, approving the presence of...

Opinion: Let’s Inspire our Kids

In March, I had the honor and pleasure of hosting the 6th Annual STEAM showcase. We had over 240 students participating, representing every public...

Opinion: Suggestions for Milpitas’ Budget Planning

After attending the March 28 Community Meeting on the Budget at which attendees were invited to contribute ideas, I came up with these suggestions. Make...

Latest news