El Estoque

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

On Jan. 1, the Cupertino minimum wage of $16.40 per hour, the annual increase guaranteed by Ordinance No. 2151, went into effect. The City Council voted for the measure in 2016 to keep up with inflation,...

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
MVHS alumni returned to enjoy the Night Market with friends.

Cupertino Night Market

Devin Gupta, Managing and Web Editor September 27, 2021
Cupertino Chamber of Commerce resumes its annual Night Market after COVID-19

Single-use plastics on the rise due to COVID-19 restrictions

Ritu Atreyas May 14, 2021
Exploring steps being taken to help restaurants minimize plastic use
Junior Shervin Jalilvand passes a long ball into the midfield.

Boys Soccer: MVHS defeats Cupertino High School 1-0

Devin Gupta, News and Web Editor March 21, 2021
The team secures its first win post-pandemic despite struggles with team chemistry
A twitter user captures an image of a CUSD parent in support of returning to schools.

CUSD discusses returning to in person learning

Lance Tong March 8, 2021
Exploring parents’, teachers’ and board members’ reaction to CUSDs reopening plan
Lloyd Holmes Profile Photo

Lloyd Holmes: the new president of De Anza College

Devin Gupta, News and Web Editor October 26, 2020
Holmes shares his experiences with race, education and giving back
Cupertino needs new progressive leadership

Cupertino needs new progressive leadership

Abdullah Memon October 23, 2020
Why we should elect JR Fruen and Hung Wei
Volunteer with megaphone speaks and chants on top of the barricade in front of the Sheriffs Office.

Nearly two thousand protestors gather in Cupertino

Ayah Ali-Ahmad June 12, 2020
South Bay protestors gather in Cupertino to demonstrate for the Black Lives Matter movement
Anthology editor and former Cupertino poet laureate Kaecey McCormick gives a speech recapping her experiences teaching workshops, judging contests and hosting readings. Instead of having the traditional poetry contest, McCormick decided to celebrate the end of her two-year term by publishing the anthology.

Community Poetry & Prose Night: A celebration of creativity

Iman Malik, Emily Xia, and Brian Xu March 14, 2020
Cupertino community members share their experiences contributing to a city-wide poetry anthology
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