The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Student News Site of Monta Vista High School

El Estoque

The Local Road Safety Plan targets to reduce fatalities and severe injuries for all types of commuters, including bikers, drivers and pedestrians.

Paving the way for safer roads

Kalyani Puthenpurayil May 22, 2022

With a vision to decrease the fatalities and severe injuries on roads, the Cupertino City staff has been tackling local road safety through the Local Road Safety Plan. The LRSP is currently in its development...

The community room on the second floor overlooks the redwood trees surrounding the back of the library.

Cupertino Library expansion finishes

Sarah Liu May 1, 2022

On Saturday, April 30, the Cupertino Library expansion project opened to the public. The renovations include large community rooms, study spaces and other multi-purpose spaces connected to the previously...

Buying and renting a house in Cupertino

Buying and renting a house in Cupertino

Jefferson Le, News Editor April 3, 2022

Located in the pocket of Silicon Valley, the city of Cupertino contains Apple Headquarters, with Facebook and Google only a short drive away. Cupertino was also recently named the most educated population...

The Westport Cupertino construction site shortly after the groundbreaking ceremony.

Implementing affordable housing in Cupertino

Melody Cui, Sophia Ma, and Kalyani Puthenpurayil March 29, 2022

Located in the heart of the Cupertino on Stevens Creek Boulevard, Westport Cupertino is a mixed-use urban area project, which was approved on Aug. 18, 2020, that demolished and replaced The Oaks Shopping...

Exploring what organizations are doing to alleviate the homelessness crisis in Cupertino

Cupertino addresses homelessness through a city plan and partner programs

Melody Cui March 23, 2022
Exploring what organizations are doing to alleviate the homelessness crisis
In the face of crime

In the face of crime

Examining the impact of crime and community reactions to it
Cupertino Citizens serving through Neighborhood Watch

Cupertino Citizens serving through Neighborhood Watch

Jefferson Le and Lance Tong February 15, 2022

The United States National Neighborhood Watch, a nationwide crime prevention program, serves  as a network of civilian eyes and ears for law enforcement and has been integrated into Cupertino since ...

How safe do you find Cupertino?

Mikaylah Du, Graphics Editor February 12, 2022
Observing community reactions to Cupertino crime
Official flyer for the 2022 Cupertino minimum wage increase, Photo by Cupertino Wage Watch

Minimum wage increases as local businesses struggle with pandemic

Krish Dev, Website Editor January 24, 2022
Pandemic mitigates potential impacts
Via-Cupertino has a total of nine vans; most of them have bike racks and two are wheelchair accessible. Vans can be identified by their Via logo and City of Cupertino graphic.

Via-Cupertino rideshare returns as pandemic restrictions loosen

Melody Cui October 27, 2021
The community shuttle resumes its services as COVID-19 cases drop
Cyclists use the separated bike lane on McClellan Road to avoid possible car accidents. Photo courtesy of the City of Cupertino

Bike lane separation on McClellan Road named “project of the year”

Tanish Mendki and Melody Cui October 24, 2021
Silicon Valley Chapter of the American Public Works Society calls the construction “a key step in combating climate change”
The distance from Fremont to Cupertino shown by Google Maps.

Home is where I make it

Diya Bahl October 23, 2021
How moving to Fremont has impacted my life
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