Use It Yourself Features of GoMilpitas.com

GoMilpitas Home Page

Use GoMilpitas.com as your daily connection with everyone living and working in Milpitas, and all their activities and businesses. GoMilpitas was and still is the original town water cooler! Support our town by spending time and money right here in town, not supporting new sites where the money goes out… Continue reading

Mission/Rancho Era – 1700s

Milpitas was along the route taken by the De Anza Expedition, and between Mission San Jose and Mission Santa Clara. There is a sign posted near the intersection of Calaveras and Milpitas Blvd., near City Hall, showing where the expedition passed through. Adobe Peralta House The Peralta Adobe is San… 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

Wind Storm, October 22, 2000

Fred Examines Tree

Wind Storm Blasts its Way Through Milpitas Dateline: October 22, 2000 By Ann Zeise Several people were injured when trees fell upon them during heavy winds. Power lines were knocked down and several sections of the city were without power at various times throughout the day. Some new construction at… Continue reading

Weather-Forecasts and History

Winter Storm in Milpitas Hills

Forecasts Click for weather forecast Hourly Forecast 5-Day Forecast The Weather Channel Hourly weather forecast for the Milpitas area, with other links to maps, travel conditions, gardening and allergy tips, advisories for those flying or boating. You may change settings. Spare the Air Click here to see if it’s a… Continue reading

Bay Area and Silicon Valley Magazines

Magazines

Bay Area and Silicon Valley Magazines to keep you informed about business, technology, travel, garden, entertainment, and other trends. Bay Area Family Travel We will focus on a specific Bay Area locale for our monthly cover story. And in the How-to with Kidsdepartment, writers provide the essentials on how to ski… Continue reading

Town Center

Safeway

Milpitas Town Center is near City Hall, the Community Center, and the Senior Center. Anchor stores are Safeway and Staples. There are banks and credit unions, health and fitness products and services, grooming, restaurants, and other services, too. E. Calaveras and Hillview Drive Milpitas, CA 95035 Anchor Stores Banks &… 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 Powwow Calendar Check… Continue reading

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