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Posted on: January 23, 2024

Milpitas Celebrates Historic Platinum Anniversary Milestone


Milpitas Celebrates Historic Platinum Anniversary Milestone

Milpitas, CA – January 23, 2024 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Milpitas is proud to announce the celebration of its platinum anniversary, marking 70 years of rich history, resilience, and progress. Established in 1954, Milpitas has evolved into a thriving hub of diversity, sustainability, and innovation. The platinum anniversary not only commemorates a significant milestone in the City's history but also reflects its resilience, growth, and commitment to providing an exceptional quality of life for its residents.

"On January 26, we celebrate the spirit of unity and tenacity that defines Milpitas. Our community has faced challenges and achieved success together. Together, we have created a lasting legacy that we can all be proud of," stated Mayor Carmen Montano.

According to Vice Mayor Evelyn Chua, “Our 70th anniversary is a testament to the dedication of our residents, the strength of our community bonds, and the promise of an even brighter future. I am honored to share in the celebration of our City's journey and progress.” Councilmember Anthony Phan said, “This milestone is also a celebration of the possibilities that lie ahead. As a councilmember, I am committed to working collaboratively to ensure that Milpitas continues to thrive and evolve.” On January 25, the eve of Milpitas’ 70th birthday, the City will host an open house at the City Hall Rotunda from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The City invites residents, businesses, and visitors to stop by and enjoy light refreshments, hear music from the last seven decades, and experience the legacy of our City through historical photo displays in partnership with the Milpitas Historical Society. Milpitas’ anniversary is not just a single day on the calendar; it's a year-long exploration of the City's history, diversity, and spirit. City staff has planned a series of engaging activities, events, and initiatives that will unfold throughout the year. For more information about Milpitas’ platinum anniversary celebrations and events, please visit

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