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

Maps to Milpitas Parks and Recreation Sites

Hillcrest Park Art

Milpitas parks came into being in the 1970s when the “city of the future” was imagined to have homes on small lots, and sharing a large, common green space instead of large private yards. Many of our parks weave together, providing ways for pedestrians and bicyclists a way to move… Continue reading

Neighborhood Associations

Sunnyhills Board Members

Milpitas neighborhood associations, coalitions, and a lively mail lists. Associations Centria Homeowners in Milpitas, CA Private for neighbors only. Get information and discuss concerns regarding the safety, housekeeping and maintenance of Centria Community in Milpitas, CA. Sunnyhills Neighborhood Association A volunteer group of homeowners and residents of the Sunnyhills neighborhood… Continue reading

City Government Phone Directory

455 East Calaveras Boulevard Milpitas, California 95035 Tel: 408-586-3000 Fax: 408-586-3056 Telephone numbers for City of Milpitas government contacts, services and information. Services & Information Phone (408) Abandoned Vehicles 408-586-2400 Animals – Dead animal pickup on streets 408-586-2600 Athletic Facilities – field prep, lighting 586-2661 Building Inspection Requests 408-586-2797 Building… Continue reading

Public Transportation – Buses and Light Rail

How to get in, around and out of Milpitas on VTA buses and Light Rail. Access – Rideshare Ridesharing benefits include access to the Bay Area’s growing network of carpool lanes, free park-and-ride lots, and a host of commute incentives. Accessibility and Paratransit Services Information about transit accessibility and… Continue reading

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