El Estoque

Six Bay Area Black-owned eateries to support

Co-owner Liberty Walker poses in front of the Don't Glaze Me Donuts truck.
Suggestions for restaurants, cafes and dessert businesses to visit
October 17, 2020
Suggestions for restaurants, cafes and dessert businesses to visit

It’s time to vote local

It's time to vote local
Local advocacy can be more impactful than participating in the national election conversation
September 24, 2020
Local advocacy can be more impactful than participating in the national election conversation

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

Urbanization of Cupertino

Urbanization of Cupertino
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 sword to local businesses. Median house values climb and realtors work to satisfy buyers who prioritize commute times. Read more about each story.
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...

Cycling fundraiser: Ride4Diabetes

In order to raise public awareness and pro-activeness towards diabetes, bikers from around Cupertino came to bike and donate to the fund. Photo by Alyssa Umino
Annual biking event supports diabetes advocacy on Sept. 8
September 16, 2019
Annual biking event supports diabetes advocacy on Sept. 8

Stored Culture: Local businesses give insight to their experiences and hardships

Stored Culture: Local businesses give insight to their experiences and hardships
Local businesses give insight to their experiences in Cupertino
May 23, 2019
Local businesses give insight to their experiences in Cupertino

Buying Local

Buying Local
Exploring local businesses in Cupertino
May 22, 2019

Warming Up: Examining the Consequences of Climate Change

Warming Up: Examining the Consequences of Climate Change
Recent events spark conversations about climate change
March 13, 2019

ilicon Valley is a community that seems to share little in common with other parts of the country and world. Yet when it comes to climate change, it is not exempt from its reaches. The multi-year drought...

Localizing Red Cross

Caption: Senior Anusikha Halder helps new members register at Red Cross' interest meeting. Photo by Swara Tewari.
President of Red Cross discusses her journey with the club and goals for the year
October 26, 2018
President of Red Cross discusses her journey with the club and her goals for the year

More than a tea party

More than a tea party
Cupertino residents discuss Bobatino
September 18, 2018

obatino, a city sponsored event at Main Street Sept. 15, brought Cupertino residents together. By featuring slime stations, hockey shootouts and free boba, the event provided youth with somewhere to socialize. ...

Earthquakes strike the Bay Area

Earthquakes strike the Bay Area
January 11, 2018

ophomore Afreen Azad had turned off the lights and was just about to go to bed around 2 a.m. when she suddenly felt like someone was shaking her bed. Azad’s first thought was that her house was being...

Smells Like Teen Connectivity: students discuss their experiences at the Teen Center

Smells Like Teen Connectivity: students discuss their experiences at the Teen Center
December 12, 2017

enior Varun Muthukumaran is a busy guy. A member of the MVHS football team for four years, he has attended daily, four-hour long practices during the summer and fall. From lunges to deadlifts to...

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