Local News

Updated: September 18, 2009 10:56:53 AM PDT
Three armed robbers who allegedly made off with several hundred dollars from a Milpitas check cashing business in late July and are believed to have committed similar robberies elsewhere have been apprehended, Milpitas Police Department reported.   Full Story
 
Milpitas City Council unanimously voted Aug. 18 to authorize that a letter be sent to the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority regarding potential funding for an automated people mover here.   Full Story
 
State and local politicians vowed to bring federal stimulus money to the New United Motor Manufacturing Inc.   Full Story
 
Employees of the New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. plant in Fremont say if the plant closes next year, the impacts will reach farther than just the thousands of on-site jobs lost they say it will impact the greater Bay Area, perhaps the entire West Coast.   Full Story
 
Tasty tubs of Neapolitan and chocolate chip ice cream helped feed as well as forge neighborly bonds during at least one National Night Out celebration held in Milpitas last Thursday night.   Full Story
 
A Fremont woman was killed Sunday after her car crashed through an Interstate 680 construction project above East Calaveras Boulevard in Milpitas, the California Highway Patrol reported.   Full Story
 
Milpitas Police Department invites residents to celebrate National Night Out this year by hosting or attending neighborhood parties on Aug.   Full Story
 
City of Milpitas is contemplating litigation against as yet unnamed online travel providers to recover supposedly unpaid hotel tax revenues owed to the city.   Full Story
 
Though the repercussions of slashing funding to drug rehabilitation initiative Proposition 36 are merely projections at this point, many officials agree there could be a heavy price to pay.   Full Story