Candidates in the Milpitas General Election 2018

Milpitas City Hall at Night

November 6, 2018 Many candidates have not yet declared or set up their websites yet. This post will be updated on a regular basis as I become aware of newly declared candidates and their contact information. City of Milpitas Election and Candidate Guidelines For the General Municipal Election, Tuesday, November… Continue reading

Counseling: Help and Support with Problems

Counciling

Crisis Support If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24/7 across the United States: 1-800-273-8255 Crisis/Emergency Support Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Police Officers are trained to recognize and understand the seriousness and sensitivity… Continue reading

10 Tips to Reduce Your Chances of Becoming a Crime Victim

Refuse to be a Victim

Lock doors and windows when you are not going to be at home. Many home burglaries have occurred by suspects finding an unlocked window or open door to enter through. Lock car doors and do not leave any property in plain view. Valuables left out in the open may tempt… Continue reading

Vehicles – Shopping, Sharing, and Service for Cars in Milpitas

California 4 Cruzzn

Milpitas has been a car-town since its inception when it incorporated around the new Ford factory being built here. A fair number of the Mustangs built at that factory have been lovingly maintained by local residents, and we look forward each June to the car show. Advice & Assistance Bill… Continue reading

Governing Laws of Milpitas, Santa Clara County, & California

City Hall Lake

This page is about the laws and legislation that Milpitas abides by, and those officials in charge of seeing that we do abide by them, and what to do if you feel there is a need to change a law. About Milpitas Elected Officials Representing Milpitas Contact information, links to… Continue reading

Ethnic History & Culture

Ethnic Melting Pot

“This [country] will in a few years become a…colony; instead of [their] learning our language, we must learn theirs, or live as in a foreign country.” – Advice to German immigrants from Benjamin Franklin, publisher of die Philadelphische Zeitung, the first German newspaper in America, 1751. Immigrants speaking other languages… Continue reading

Keeping Cool at Milpitas Pools, Water Attractions, Nearby Beaches

child swimming

Got a letter from one of our faithful readers suggesting I hurry up and get a feature up on how to keep cool in or near Milpitas when the next heat wave hits. Suggestions here will range from where to take a plunge, walk along a beach, or find a… Continue reading

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