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  1. Milpitas: Family of Winsor Street homicide victim ask for 'justice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | San Jose Mercury News

    Milpitas resident and Tunisian national Mourad Ferjani, 54, seen here in San Francisco, died from multiple stab wounds on July 29 in a homicide Milpitas Police are still investigating. Photo courtesy of Ferjani family The family of a Milpitas resident and Tunisian national who was found stabbed to death in the secured yard of a business near the Milpitas Public Library late last month is calling for the release of details in the case and justice for their loved one.

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  2. Fancy Paws Dog Show coincides with National Dog DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... National Dog Day by holding an adoption event on Saturday, Aug. 19, at its animal community center, 901 Ames Ave., Milpitas. The "Clear the Shelters" event is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The society hopes to find homes for 185 dogs, cats, rabbits and ...

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  3. Milpitas: Mayor Rich Tran gives community-focused State of the CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | San Jose Mercury News

    Mayor Rich Tran gave his State of the City address to Milpitas residents at Omega Restaurant on Wednesday, Aug. 9. Photo by Stephen Balsbaugh/MSA Photos Mayor Rich Tran gave his State of the City address to an audience of approximately 60 people at Omega Restaurant on Wednesday, Aug. 9. Photo by Stephen Balsbaugh/MSA Photos Mayor Rich Tran gave his State of the City address, discussing issues facing the city and some of its accomplishment's since he has been elected as Mayor in November 2016, at Omega Restaurant on Wednesday, Aug. 9. Photo by Stephen Balsbaugh/MSA Photos Mayor Rich Tran gave his State of the City address, discussing issues facing the city and some of its accomplishment's since he has been elected as Mayor in November 2016, at Omega Restaurant on Wednesday, Aug. 9. Photo by Stephen Balsbaugh/MSA Photos Nine months after being voted to the city's top elective office, Mayor ... (more)

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  4. Milpitas stops using law firm to fight Newby Island odorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | San Jose Mercury News

    Republic Services, which operates the Newby Island Landfill on the San Jose-Milpitas border, saw San Jose Planning Commission on Dec. 7 , 2016 authorize the company's plans to expand the dump by nearly 100 vertical feet and see its estimated closure date extended to January 2041. Photo courtesy of Republic Services The services of a Mountain View law firm that in the last two years helped Milpitas explore legal ways to eliminate odors related to an expansion of Newby Island Resource Recovery Park no longer will be needed, the city has decided.

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  5. Students return to classrooms on Thursday, Aug. 17.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | Milpitas Post

    Retired United States Marine Corp crossing guard, Joseph Johnson, assists students crossing the cross walk during the first day of school at Spangler Elementary School on the first day of school last year. This year school is back in session on Aug. 17. Photo by Stan Szeto Milpitas Unified School District students, teachers and administrators return to their respective campuses next week for the start of the new school year.

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  6. Milpitas: Mysterious homicide remains under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | San Jose Mercury News

    On Aug. 4, a Milpitas police cruiser is seen in the fenced commercial yard at 27 Winsor St., the site of a July 29 homicide, as a police officer looks on while two men take items out of the building. There are no suspects in this slaying, police say.

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  7. Police want to obtain a more than $380,000 Lenco BearCat MedEvac to fight crime.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Milpitas Post

    Milpitas police intend to purchase a vehicle similar to this Lenco BearCat MedEvac to be used by its SWAT unit as well as medical personnel during crisis. Courtesy of Lenco Armored Vehicles The Milpitas City Council next Tuesday is scheduled to review a request by the city's police force to purchase a more than $380,000 armored tactical vehicle to help fight crime in town.

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  8. Milpitas to review stricter massage parlor regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... and has since removed its signage from the building. Photo by Ian Bauer In an effort to curb prostitution in Milpitas, Mayor Rich Tran last week called on city officials to confront what he deemed a public health problem that diminishes residents' ...

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  9. Milpitas hosts 45 National Night Out anti-crime partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | San Jose Mercury News

    Milpitas police Officer John Lam, front, and police volunteer Betty Won address the Hillview Drive National Night Out gathering organized by Deepka Lalwani and Gunwan Alisantosa in Milpitas on Aug. 3. Photo by Stephen Balsbaugh/MSAphotos This year's event was co-sponsored by police and the National Association of Town Watch in collaboration with the Milpitas Community Advisory Commission. Hinkley said Milpitas police representatives - including Interim Police Chief Steve Pangelinan, 10 officers, three captains, seven citizen volunteers and five Explorers - managed to visit all 45 parties among them.

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  10. Proposed $100 million Asian mall-hotel project effectively dead in Milpitas, city saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | The Almaden Resident

    Pacific Mall Silicon Valley, a $100-million Asian-themed mall and hotel set to occupy McCarthy Ranch Marketplace in Milpitas, has not moved forward since it was first approved in 2014. Milpitas officials now say its city-approved permits have expired.

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  11. Milpitas: Council extends moratorium on demolition permits for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | The Almaden Resident

    Milpitas City Council voted Aug. 1 to extend a moratorium on demolishing affordable housing units in the city until June 2018. Residents holding up signs that said "save our homes" packed the council chambers to beseech the council to help low-income residents stay in Milpitas.

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  12. Opinion: FCC needs to open airwaves so rural, tribal Americans have broadband accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | San Jose Mercury News

    This city light pole on Marylinn Drive in Milpitas features a transponder attached to it meant to aid in delivering free wireless Internet to residents in the area. Milpitas is now mulling an upgrade to its more than 10-year-old, outdoor Wi-Fi network and potentially have a new third-party operator manage it.

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  13. 4 Suspects Sought in Multiple Cities Arrested in Hotel BustRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | NBC Bay Area

    ... View Police Department. The Manteca Police Department had also issued a $25,000 misdemeanor warrant for her arrest. Milpitas also found that she had stolen identification and credit cards and more than 5 grams of methamphetamine. Garcia had four ...

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  14. CA: Milpitas: Pedestrian Overcross Connecting VTA and BART CompletedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | Mass Transit

    Aug. 04--After being closed for two months, Milpitas' light rail station reopened last Friday as work was done to accommodate the pending Milpitas Bay Area Rapid Transit Station nearing completion across the street on Montague Expressway and Capitol Avenue. Modifications were made to accommodate installation of an elevator stop for the newly-constructed pedestrian overcrossing above Capitol Avenue which connects the Montague light rail station with the almost completed Milpitas BART station, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority spokeswoman Stacey Hendler Ross said Friday.

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  15. Milpitas: Pedestrian overcross connecting VTA and BART completedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | San Jose Mercury News

    VTA said this week a closure of Piper Drive to do cleanup work in the area will cause "minimal" traffic impacts. Photo courtesy of VTA After being closed for two months, Milpitas' light rail station reopened last Friday as work was done to accommodate the pending Milpitas Bay Area Rapid Transit Station nearing completion across the street on Montague Expressway and Capitol Avenue.

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  16. Milpitas police continue to investigate mysterious homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | San Jose Mercury News

    Milpitas Police are investigating the homicide of a 54-year-old Milpitas resident in the secured yard of a business on Winsor Street, near Milpitas Public Library, in the early hours of July 29. Photo by Aliyah Mohammed Milpitas police are not releasing basic details in their homicide investigation of a 54-year-old Milpitas man found dead in the secured yard of a business on Winsor Street near the Milpitas Public Library on Saturday morning. On Monday, police Lt.

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  17. A project proposes 53 residential units on a 2.3-acre site near Montague Expressway.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Milpitas Planning Commission on Aug. 9 is expected to review amendments related to the still unbuilt but previously approved four-story, 389-unit senior rental continuum-of-care retirement project, South Main Senior Lifestyles. Courtesy of City of Milpitas At the meeting, planners will review a general plan and related amendments to change industrial park zoning to multi-family residential for 1992 Tarob Court, 551 Lundy Place, 2001 Tarob Court and 675 Trade Zone Blvd., staff reports state.

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  18. Milpitas police investigate homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 29 | SFGate

    The death of a 54-year-old man whose body was found early Saturday is being investigated as a homicide, Milpitas police said. Officers and fire crews responded to a medical aid call to a business on Winsor Street at 12:53 a.m., police said in a statement.

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  19. Milpitas police launch homicide investigation after body discoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 29 | KRON 4

    According to police, at around 12:53 a.m. Milpitas Police and Milpitas Fire personnel responded to a business on Winsor Street.

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  20. Fire scorches 51 acres of brush and grass in Milpitas hillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | San Jose Mercury News

    Cal Firefighters douse a tree in the hills of unincorporated Santa Clara County along Weller Lane on July 26 to prevent it from reigniting a 51-acre fire that was put out earlier in the afternoon. Photo by Aliyah Mohammed A grass fire in the hills above Milpitas burned 51 acres of grass and vegetation Wednesday afternoon before firefighters snuffed it out.

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