El Estoque

Signing Santa: City of Cupertino hosts Christmas event allowing deaf and hard of hearing children to interact with Santa

Signing Santa: City of Cupertino hosts Christmas event allowing deaf and hard of hearing children to interact with Santa

Brian Xu

January 10, 2020

Christmas trees sparkling with red, green and blue lights surround the Quinlan Community Center’s Cupertino Room. Onstage, red and gold poinsettias adorn a cozy living-room scene: three large christmas trees, decorated with ornaments, next to a fireplace lined with green and red stockings. In the cente...

Opposition to the Vallco Plan

Opposition to the Vallco Plan

Anushka De and Devin Gupta

January 10, 2020

Sand Hill Property reinitiates construction in Vallco Shopping Mall after passing of State Bill 35

Urbanization of Cupertino

Urbanization of Cupertino

Anushka De, Devin Gupta, Andie Liu, Swara Tewari, and Emily Xia

January 10, 2020

In a constant state of change, Cupertino has experienced drastic changes in terms of infrastructure and business from the influx of both workers and residents. Vallco construction has recently been reinitiated after the passage of State Bill 35. The proliferation of chain businesses act as a double edged...

Pre-college college expenses

Pre-college college expenses

Devin Gupta

October 22, 2019

Adriane Heinz, enrollment manager at Cupertino Flex College Prep, estimates the average family in Cupertino pays as much as $20,000 per child for tutoring, SAT preparation and other academic services. These services are part of a nationally growing market for academic tutoring, as the industry grows...