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Milpitas Police Chief says department will implement policies for banning chokeholds and requiring de-escalation

In this charged cultural environment, wherein the pandemic and recent protests have resulted in renewed demands for systemic change, Milpitas Police Chief Armando Corpuz...

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...

Board of Supervisors race: Otto Lee accuses Kansen Chu of racial insensitivity; Chu says he was misquoted

Amidst a charged cultural environment wherein systemic racism is at the top of voters’ minds, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors race has...

If all lives really do matter, then why aren’t we acting like It?

I was first introduced to the Black Lives Matter movement six years ago, in the wake of the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed...

Support this Black-owned business in Milpitas: Nichols Stitches

Millions of people, young and old, are holding Black Lives Matter demonstrations spanning the full 50-state landscape of America. The call for equality and...

The road to peace is paved with justice

As the US is gripped with days of unrest and protest, one has to finally come to terms with the fact that this happens...

Solving racism at home

I don’t normally write about this topic. Not my forte. But the pictures and videos in the George Floyd case have demanded my voice...

Assembly candidate Alex Lee got arrested Sunday night; here’s the full story

Alex T. Lee is 24 years old. A Democrat, Lee is squaring off against Republican Bob Brunton in November 2020’s race for California State...

Looters storm Neiman Marcus at Great Mall

Earlier tonight, May 31, at 7:30pm, a burglary alarm went off at Milpitas’ Great Mall—location: Neiman Marcus. Milpitas Police Department (MPD) officers arrived to...

The focus should not be on condemning the rioters

Here we are again.  Precious black lives are being lost. And although we have been demanding change for some time, it hasn’t come. Our culture...

Latest news

Confirmed: Santa Clara County reversing orders and closing businesses

In a jarring reversal, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced a fresh wave of statewide pandemic shutdowns. The move is in response to rapidly accumulating...

Letter to the Editor: Proposed hotel on Jacklin-Hillview

Dear Editor:   My dental office for the past 29 years has been located next to the former racquetball courts/gymnasium that was proposed to be redeveloped...

What’s allowed and what’s not in Santa Clara County as of July 13

As of Monday, July 13, under a new Santa Clara County health order, gyms, hair and nail services, and outdoor gatherings will be allowed...

Milpitas Police release body cam footage of fatal shooting

This is a follow-up from last month’s stabbing incident on North Temple Drive.  On June 21, at just before 1pm, the Milpitas Police Department (MPD)...

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...
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