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Even during COVID, Rotary Vietnam Project presses on

The District 5170 Rotary Club has been doing amazing things through its Rotary Vietnam Project.  “This is about youth coming together and interacting with the...

Henry Robinson: a quiet force of nature

It was 50 years ago when Henry Robinson first became involved with Milpitas Unified School District (MUSD).  When he started as an intern back at...

Assembly candidate Bob Brunton pledges to change up the status quo

Former Ohlone College District trustee Bob Brunton knows he’s a longshot in the California Assembly District 25 race. The father of two and Fremont...

A progressive shakeup could be coming to Assembly District 25 in Alex Lee

Alex Lee in many ways embodies the progressive ideals and policies Gen Z and millennial voters like himself seek in a candidate. But even...

Students form startup to push back against gun violence

In August of last year, four high school friends came together and decided enough was enough.  Another shooting had occurred, this time at a high...

A Milpitas native then & now: Sukjit Athwal has stood tall wherever she’s gone

The last time Sukjit Athwal (nickname: “Jit”) was in a local Milpitas newspaper, it was back in 2007, in The Milpitas Post, as a...

Robert Marini, candidate for City Council, aims criticisms at current Milpitas leadership

This article is part of a series on figures who have declared their candidacy for Milpitas City Council or Mayor of Milpitas for November’s...

Voltaire Montemayor, underdog in the Milpitas Mayoral race, remains confident

This article is part of a series on figures who have declared their candidacy for Milpitas City Council or Mayor of Milpitas for November’s...

Julian Jose Hilario Jr. runs for Milpitas City Council

This article is part of a series on figures who have declared their candidacy for Milpitas City Council or Mayor of Milpitas for November’s...

Golden Hills Art Association stays creative during pandemic

The Golden Hills Art Association (GHAA), a Milpitas based art club, has been encouraging its members to be creative during the Covid 19 pandemic. ...

Suraj Viswanathan steps into Milpitas City Council race

This article is part of a series on figures who have declared their candidacy for Milpitas City Council or Mayor of Milpitas for November’s...

Summitpointe Golf Club revitalized by new owner

It was March 4, 2020. A pandemic, unseen and at best half-understood by most Americans, was rolling in toward us from overseas. It didn’t...

Ballot Watch: Prop 15 seeks to help fund schools & local governments

Coming up on this November 3’s election ballot is California Prop 15: Tax on Commercial and Industrial Properties for Education and Local Government Funding...

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...

Obituary: Betty Lorain (Peters) McDermott, age 94

Mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and great aunt. Betty passed away 29 February in Concord. She was born Betty Lorain Peters in Crannell (Humboldt County)...

Carmen Montano wants to “represent the people”

One of two Milpitas City Councilmembers running for State Assembly District 25 -- which covers Milpitas, Fremont, Newark, San Jose, and Santa Clara --...

Stephen Fitzgerald becomes Library Services Manager for Santa Clara County Library District 

After five years of working at the Milpitas Library, in early December, community librarian Stephen Fitzgerald moved on to work as Library Services Manager...

Meet MUSD’s Wendy Zhang

Wendy Zhang has always had a gift for numbers.  When she was 24 years old, she ventured from Beijing, China, to the United States, to...

The redemption of Anthony Phan

I’m in my car, in front of my house when I get a text from the kid: He’s running fashionably late. It’s no problem; I have...

Homegrown visionary: The Mike Ho story

There’s no denying the force of nature that Mike Ho is.  As a Director and Photographer, he’s worked with some of the biggest names in...

Milpitas resident Caitlin Nguyen a martial arts standout

Young Milpitas resident Caitlin Nguyen, age 14, has been racking up noteworthy achievements in martial arts this fall... First, at the 2019 Canada Open Taekwondo...

Happy Hopper Afterschool Program students making an impact

Born and raised in Malaysia, Malini Ramakrishnan was exposed to the realities of homelessness at an early age.  "We have a lot of shelter homes...

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Congressional candidate Ritesh Tandon “will work more for the people,” if elected

Ritesh Tandon, an Indian-American engineer and entrepreneur based in San Jose, is running for Congress as a Republican in South Bay District 17, which...

Milpitas City Council faces sharp criticism from Governor and Law Foundation over planned Homekey lawsuit

The Milpitas City Council is catching heat for its recent unanimous vote in favor of a lawsuit against Santa Clara County to prevent the...

Suraj Viswanathan responds to Governor’s news conference on Homekey

City Council candidate Suraj Viswanathan is responding today to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s weekend news conference criticizing the City of Milpitas for proposing to withdraw from...

Property taxes and permanent school closures in Cupertino – We need to SAVE our BAY AREA schools

Silicon Valley is one of the most expensive real estate in the nation, and the property taxes collected here are in tens of Billions...

Recap video of Chu’s Community Heroes event

Assemblymember Kansen Chu recently honored local heroes for their work to uplift the community. Below is a recap video of the drive-through event. Congratulations...
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