Gardeners Know All the Dirt

In spite of our “adobe brick” soil, we manage to have quite lovely gardens in Milpitas. Many are giving up manicured lawns for drought-tolerant landscaping. Plants are selected to attract hummingbirds and butterflies common to our area.  Beautification Gardening with Natives A special interest group of the California Native Plant Society’s… Continue reading

Indigenous People (Indians) of Silicon Valley

History of the Ohlone Indians who inhabited the south San Francisco Bay region of California. Bloody Island Massacre To this day, the US Army, State of California, or County of Lake, have made no attempt to apologize for nearly annihilating the innocent Pomo people of Bodanapotti. California Indian Heritage Center… Continue reading

Emergency Training and Planning

Hillcrest CERT

Be prepared! Get this emergency preparedness information on these links printed out BEFORE the power goes out! Hillcrest Citizens Emergency Response (SAFE) Team graduates 14 Back: Tilly Hermandi, Jeff Sample, Ann & Fred Zeise, Susi Gunarsa, Kathy Kuhne, Dana Arbaugh, Brian McCracken, and Americo (of the Milpitas Fire Dept.) Front: Yea-Cheng Wang,… Continue reading

Theatre in Milpitas and Silicon Valley

The 2017-2018 theatre season in Milpitas and the San Jose-Fremont, Palo Alto, South Bay Area professional theatres and colleges. Children’s Theatre  Center Stage Performing Arts Milpitas Community Center. Follow on Facebook November 16 – 19, 2017: Once On This Island March 9 – 17, 2017: Junie B. Jones the Musical… Continue reading

Private and Parochial Schools in or Near Milpitas

Stratford School

In Milpitas or Very Close By Merryhill School We teach the core academics of reading, writing and math along with Spanish, technology, wellness and physical education. 1500 Yosemite Drive, Milpitas, CA 95035 408-945-9090. North Valley Chinese School NVCS provides an environment for youth in Milpitas and the surrounding areas to… Continue reading

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