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Lloyd Holmes: the new president of De Anza College

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Holmes shares his experiences with race, education and giving back
October 26, 2020
Holmes shares his experiences with race, education and giving back

Cupertino needs new progressive leadership

Cupertino needs new progressive leadership
Why we should elect JR Fruen and Hung Wei
October 23, 2020
Why we should elect JR Fruen and Hung Wei

Nearly two thousand protestors gather in Cupertino

Volunteer with megaphone speaks and chants on top of the barricade in front of the Sheriff's Office.
South Bay protestors gather in Cupertino to demonstrate for the Black Lives Matter movement
June 12, 2020
South Bay protestors gather in Cupertino to demonstrate for the Black Lives Matter movement

Community Poetry & Prose Night: A celebration of creativity

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.
Cupertino community members share their experiences contributing to a city-wide poetry anthology
March 14, 2020
Cupertino community members share their experiences contributing to a city-wide poetry anthology

Voices of Cupertino: The launch of the citywide anthology

Poetry contributor Jade Bradbury receives her copy of the anthology. After distribution, McCormick encouraged attendees to stay and socialize with one another.
Community members gather to celebrate the release of Cupertino poetry and prose
March 10, 2020
Community members gather to celebrate the release of Cupertino poetry and prose

Keep the dream alive

A Fremont High School teacher shares about her experiences growing up undocumented, the relief that DACA brought her and the work she does now supporting undocumented students at her school.
Community members discuss the personal and legal implications of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) being rescinded
February 11, 2020
Community members discuss the personal and legal implications of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) being rescinded

Winter Care of Roses: Master Gardeners learn about rose care

Speaker Paula Larkin-Hutton holds up a rose stem while she describes the different parts of the rose and answers questions from the audience.
Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County attend class in Cupertino Library
January 17, 2020
Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County attend class in Cupertino Library

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

A child communicates with Santa as ASL interpreter Darlene Rochkind provides additional encouragement.
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...

Spruce it up: Cupertino Tree Lighting Ceremony

A group of kids drink their steaming hot chocolate next to the decorated trees around the Quinlan Center.
Cupertino community gathers for the annual tree lighting ceremony
January 10, 2020
Cupertino community gathers for the annual tree lighting ceremony

Maintaining a local community

Maintaining a local community
The implications of urbanization on both chain and family businesses in Cupertino
January 10, 2020
The implications of urbanization on both chain and family businesses in Cupertino

Realty changes in Cupertino

Realty changes in Cupertino
Evolution of the nature of Silicon Valley housing
January 10, 2020
Evolution of the nature of Silicon Valley housing

Opposition to the Vallco Plan

Demolition begins at Vallco Mall called Demolition Day || From Mercury News
Sand Hill Property reinitiates construction in Vallco Shopping Mall after passing of State Bill 35
January 10, 2020
Sand Hill Property reinitiates construction in Vallco Shopping Mall after passing of State Bill 35
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