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volume xxxiii no. 9
IN THIS ISSUE june 2010
4th of July Celebration
July 4, 2010
The City of Cupertino is pleased to
announce the schedule for the annual
July 4th festivities.
– continued on page 2
Summer Concert Series
June 3 - July 8, 2010, 6:30 - 8 pm, Memorial
Pack a picnic and bring the family for an evening of
great music. – continued on page 2
Blackberry Farm is Now Open
July 4, 2010, 10 am - 4 pm, 21979 San Fernando Ave.
Come and join Blackberry Farm’s July 4th
celebration featuring “The Groove Kings” masters
of popular, groove oriented party music, free
swimming and BBQ lunch. – continued on page 3
4th of July Celebrations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Senior Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Summer Concert Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Senior Trips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
Blackberry Farm July 4th Celebration . . . . . . . . . .3 The Better Part . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
De Anza College Student Art Show . . . . . . . . . .3 Eco News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-11
CARES Field Day . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Recycling Day & Shredding Event . . . . . . . .10
Valley Chorale Concert Protect Cupertino’s Creeks & Bays . . . . . . . .10
Simply Safe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Is Your Gardener a Green Gardener? . . . . .10
Roots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 2010 Garage Sale Date Set . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
National Women’s Cricket Tournament . . . . . . . .5 Spring Into Action . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
Pancake Breakfast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Spare The Air . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
Cupertino Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-7 Community Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12-13
Childrens’ Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Council Actions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14-15
Adult, Teen and Family Programs . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Community Chat Room . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Library Programs and Classes . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-7 New Businesses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Savory Summer Nights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Art Faire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Senior Center News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-9 City Meetings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
events in cupertino
4th of July Celebration, continued from page 1
The De Anza Optimists will start the morning Street Closures
with a traditional pancake breakfast at the to Vehicles and
Quinlan Community Center. Breakfast begins Pedestrians –
at 7 am. At 9:30 am, the line-up for the chil- 6 pm-Midnight
dren’s parade will take place by the Memorial For safety during
Park ball field, and at 10 am, the parade will the fireworks launch,
begin. The parade will wind through Memorial street closures will
Park, ending at the Memorial Park Amphi- be enforced on July
theater. Once the parade ends, there will be a 4, between 6 pm and
family concert by “The Peelers”. Pack a picnic midnight on:
and enjoy the music!
• Finch Ave.
Don’t forget to come back in the evening for
• Calle De Barcelona (between Miller Ave. and
more July 4th activities. Come join us at
Creekside Park, Hyde Middle School, or
Sedgwick Elementary School. Evening • Tilson Ave. (between Finch Ave. and Tantau Ave.)
activities begin at 6:45 pm, with musical • Phil Lane (between Miller Ave. and Tantau Ave.)
entertainment by the Magnolia Jazz Band. • Stendhal Lane (between Shadygrove Dr. and Phil Ln.)
Fireworks will begin at 9:30 pm and will • After 6 pm, there will be NO pedestrian or
be launched from Cupertino High School. vehicle access.
For safety reasons, there will be no public • From 6 pm to midnight, there will be
access to the Cupertino High School campus. NO parking on Finch Ave. and Tilson Ave.
Finch Avenue and Tilson Street will be closed (between Finch Ave. and Tantau Ave.) and NO
to traffic from 6 pm to midnight. Handicap parking on Miller Ave. (between Greenwood
accessible parking will be available at Dr. and Howard Ct.)
Creekside Park. For questions, please • Vehicles will be towed
call 408.777.3110 or 408.777.3120. – Summer Concert Series, continued from page 1
Daytime Program at Quinlan
Community Center and Memorial Park
7 - 11 am: De Anza Optimist Pancake
Breakfast (Quinlan Community Center’s
9:30 am: Line-up for the Children’s Parade
(Memorial Park ball field)
10 - 10:30 am: Children’s Parade starting
at the Memorial Park ball field and proceed-
ing to the Memorial Park Amphitheater
10:30 am – 12 pm: Concert in the Park by
Come early and bring your picnic to
Creekside Park, Hyde Middle School, or
Sedgwick Elementary School
• Handicap parking will be available at
6:45 - 9:15 pm:
games at all
• No pets, no por-
9:30 pm: Fire-
works set off at
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Blackberry Farm, continued from page 1 CARES Field Day
On the weekend of June 26, Hams all over
the United States will participate in Field
Day, a 24-hour exercise and test of ama-
teur radio emergency communications skills.
CARES (Cupertino Amateur Radio Emer-
gency Service – www.cupertinoares.org)
will operate in this event as station K6KP.
CARES will operate in emergency mode at
the city EOC location, using generators and
batteries on the front lawn of the Cupertino
City Hall. Several HF and VHF antennas
will be set up, along with necessary station
Field Day is sponsored by the ARRL (www.
arrl.org) as an annual event to test opera-
tions in an emergency situation. During this
event, various amateur radio organizations
throughout the USA will set up their emer-
gency stations in shopping malls, parking lots
of commercial buildings, parks, and govern-
ment emergency operations centers (EOCs).
The objective of Field Day is to test amateur
radio’s ability to set up for an emergency, and
to practice message-passing capability. A
scoring system allocates points for each type
of contact, along with multipliers for different
De Anza College Student regions contacted around the USA.
Art Show The public is encouraged to visit the CARES
May 5 - June 15, 2010 operation from 11 am to 5 pm, Saturday,
Museum Hours: Monday through June 26 along Torre Ave in Cupertino,
Thursday, 10 - 4 pm between City Hall and the Library. Various
Sponsored by the De Anza Associated modes of communication will be demon-
Student Body, the Euphrat Museum of Art, strated including HF voice, Morse code
and the Creative Arts Division, are pre- (CW), digital communications, Amateur TV,
senting the exhibition features paintings, and VHF digital packet as well as satellite
drawings, mixed-media works, photography, operations (using earth-orbiting satellites
graphic design, sculpture, and ceramics for ham radio communications).
created by students at De Anza College. A tour of all stations will be available, along
The artworks reflect expertise in diverse with a chance to operate and make contacts.
media and varied interests and points of Information covering Cupertino emergency
view. Jurors select artworks to be presented preparedness will be available, including
in the exhibition and those who will receive how to volunteer for various groups and how
awards. Awards will be presented during to obtain an amateur radio license.
the reception on June 8, 5:30 - 7:30 pm. For
more info visit www.deanza.edu/euphrat/
or call 408.864.8836
Valley Chorale Concert
June 6, 4 pm, Quinlan Community Center
The Valley Chorale will appear in concert at
Quinlan Community Center at 10185 N.
Stelling Rd in Cupertino on Sunday, June
6, 2010 at 4 pm. It’s a delightful musical
buffet for everyone to enjoy. Savor a first
course rich with classical and festival works,
spiced with hand-bells and Latin percussion.
Taste a rollicking musical revue laced with
costumes and dancers. For dessert, enjoy
colorful highlights from “Oklahoma!”.
For more info call 408.732.2588 or visit
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simply safe | june
b y M a r s h a H o v e y
Summer is a great time for block par- to attend. If you have medical skills that
ties and getting to know your neighbors. can be helpful after an earthquake, be sure
Need something to talk about? How does you learn about the City’s medical support
your neighborhood rate? See how well your plan. Immediately following the orientation,
neighborhood would fare if an earthquake there will be a Medical Reserve Corps
happened tomorrow. refresher training on operating a field
1. Do you know when your neighbors are treatment site from 10 am - 12 pm.
out of town or on vacation? FREE! International Amateur Radio
2. If they were gone and their home was Operator Field Day, June 26, City Hall. 10
damaged, do you have a way to contact am - 3 pm. Are you a ham radio operator
them? Do you have an out of area contact who isn’t registered with the City’s emergen-
for them in case local phone service is cy responders? Or someone interested in
unavailable? learning more? Join Cupertino Amateur
Radio Emergency Service as they demon-
3. Do you know where your neighbor’s gas strate their disaster communication capa-
shutoff valve is kept and how/when to bilities in front of City Hall and answer your
shut off the gas to their home? questions. Working with generators, anten-
4. Do you know who may pick up the neigh- nas and remote TV cameras, they continue
bor’s children from school if the parents their history of providing unfailing commu-
are injured or out of town? nication for our City’s disaster response.
5. Is there someone living near you who Kaleidoscope Public Safety Training
knows first aid and could offer assistance for ages 11-18, July 12-16, 9 am – 1 pm,
to you or your neighbors? City Hall
6. Do any of your neighbors have medical Fire safety, earthquake preparedness, law
conditions that could be adversely affected enforcement and 9-1-1 center, CPR & First
by a power outage? (Medications that Aid training!
need refrigeration and life support equip- Cupertino Fall Festival & Safety
ment that needs electricity) Is there a Training, September 25 & 26 at Memorial
backup plan? Park. Practice CPR and First Aid skills,
7. Do you know your neighbors’ pets and sign up for classes, learn how to use a fire
how to care for them? extinguisher, when to turn off natural gas
8. Do any of your neighbors have mobility,
vision or other conditions that could Citywide Emergency Preparedness
mean they might need extra assistance Exercise, October 16 & 17
after an earthquake? Volunteers Needed:
If you know your neighbors this well, you Cupertino animal shelter care during
get an A+. Neighbors who have emergency disasters cupertinoanimalvolunteers
plans to care for each other will be able to @gmail.com
manage any disaster. If you don’t know your Cupertino Amateur Radio,
neighbors... become a Block Leader and help www.cupertinoares.org
build a strong, stable community! Contact Other skills? 408.777.3335
Laural@cupertino.org for more info.
Preparing for emergencies, one month
Time is running out. Community Emergency at a time… Get to know your neighbors.
Response Team (CERT) training starts in Ask them the questions listed above. Tell
September. You must take the three hours them about our FREE Personal Emergency
Personal Emergency Preparedness Work- Preparedness workshop.
shop before taking CERT. That way you’ll
be sure to have your home and family pre- Simply Safe is a monthly article provided
pared and also help the City. to inform the community about emergency
preparedness, training schedules and
Upcoming Classes: volunteer opportunities. Contact the
Cupertino Office of Emergency Services
FREE! Personal Emergency Prepared-
(OES) at 408.777.3335, email OES@
ness Workshop, June 23, 9 am - 12 pm,
cupertino.org, or go to www.cupertino.
July 20, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, August 26, 9 am -
org/emergency for more information.
FREE! Medical Reserve Corps orien- Register for classes through Cupertino
tation, June 5, 9 - 10 am at Cupertino City Parks & Recreation 777-3120 or through
Hall the Cupertino Parks & Recreation website
or fill out a registration form at Quinlan
Anyone interested in learning more about Center, City Hall or the Cupertino Library.
our disaster medical operations is welcome 4
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roots | Deep Cliff and Blackberry Farm A little history
b y G a i l F r e t w e l l - H u g g e r
One of the prettiest spots in Cupertino is shots as it winds through the terrain. There
the lovely golf course across the road from are 4 bridges to be crossed on the course.
McClellan Ranch Park. But how many peo- The second nine holes opened for play –
ple know that in the earlier part of the last again on Thanksgiving weekend in 1962.
century, this scenic area was used by Holly- There are two golf courses along Stevens
wood in several movies? From 1934 to 1938, Creek. Blackberry Farm course is just be-
the famous movie magnate, Louis B. Mayer yond McClellan Ranch to the north and ex-
(of Metro-Goldwyn Mayer tends to Stevens Creek Bou-
studios) leased the Deep levard. This property covers
Cliff property for its moun- the land that formerly be-
tainous backdrop, meander- longed to one of Cupertino’s
ing streams and tall trees. earliest settlers, the crusty
One of the best known films former wagon train master,
made there was “My Old Elisha P. Stephens – also
Kentucky Home”, with known for his culinary
actor Don Ameche. Mayer expertise with rattlesnakes.
was also a prominent figure
in the sport of horse rac- If you are a golfer or just
ing and stabled a string of a walking visitor to these
thoroughbred horses at the properties, stop and savor
Deep Cliff site. the crisp air and smells of
the creek, warm dirt, grass
In 1961, then owner of and trees and try to imag-
Deep Cliff, Clark Glasson, ine the land as it looked
opened the newly created 200 or more years ago. Listen to the breeze
golf course on the property for nine holes sighing through the trees, the sharp cry of
of play on Thanksgiving weekend in 1961. circling hawks and rustle of small creatures
The natural beauty of the course, which in the nearby wild grasses. Residents of
includes Stevens Creek as it comes down Cupertino are truly blessed to have these
from the reservoir, offers a hazard to errant lovely lands to enjoy.
Cupertino Hosts National USACA is the governing body for cricket in
Women’s Cricket Tournament the USA; its mission is to promote the game
of Cricket at all levels and develop national
June 4, 5 and 6, 2010, 9:30 am, Library
teams that are competitive and successful
Field, 10800 Torre Avenue, Cupertino
in international competitions. For more in-
This June, women from around the country formation, contact CCA at 408.777.9983 or
are coming to Cupertino, California to visit www.calcricket.org.
compete in the National Women’s Cricket
Tournament conducted by the United Pancake Breakfast
States of America Cricket Association July 4, 7 - 11 am, Quinlan
(USACA) and hosted jointly by California Community Center
Cricket Academy (CCA). This event will be
held first time on the west coast. All Cuper- The 4th of July Pancake Breakfast has been
tino residents are invited to the ceremony to a Cupertino tradition for more than 20 years.
welcome 100 players who are coming from This annual event was first held in the late
around the country to participate. There 1980’s, originally at what is now the Senior
will be five teams participating in the tour- Center. Immediately following the construc-
nament which will begin with a ribbon tion of the Quinlan Center in 2002, the event
cutting ceremony, at the hands of Mayor was moved there, and has been the morning
Kris Wang. The tournament will be held anchor for Independence Day Celebrations at
on the new International-standard pitch, the Quinlan Community Center. This year,
which has been recently upgraded with the Steve Austin will perform from 8:30 to 9:30
support from the City of Cupertino. The am and the Rhythmaires from 10 - 11 am.
winners will be honored at the end of play The event is sponsored by the De Anza Op-
on June 6 and all will be celebrated for timist Club which was founded in 1979, and
participating in this event. has been bringing out the best in youth by
providing hope and a positive vision.
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LIBRARy INFORMATION | 10800 Torre Avenue, Cupertino
LIBRARY OPEN HOURS PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
To see the programs and events offered
Mon – Tues ........................................1 to 9
at all Santa Clara County Libraries,
Wed – Thurs ...................................10 to 9
search our online catalog, review your
Fri – Sat ...........................................10 to 6
library account, get homework help,
Sunday ............................................12 to 6
and conduct research using our online
TELEPHONE NUMBERS databases, please visit the Santa Clara
County Library Web site at:
General Library Number ..... 408.446.1677
Adult and Teen
Reference ............ 408.446.1677, ext. 3372
Reference ............ 408.446.1677, ext. 3373
Accounts, Billing .................. 800.286.1991
TeleCirc ................................ 800.471.0991
Programs for Children Programs for Teens
& Families TEEN BOOk DISCUSSION:
THE HUNGER GAMES
MAkE A SPLASH! READ! SUMMER Wednesday, June 16, 4 – 5 pm, Teen Group
READING CLUB Study Room
Children ages preschool to 8th grade are Kick off the beginning of this year’s Teen
invited to sign up for the summer reading Summer Reading Program with a book
club starting June 1. discussion of the bestseller “The Hunger
Check online or come in for a calendar to Games” by Suzanne Collins. Please visit the
see what our special programs will be every Adult Reference Desk or call 408.446.1677
Wednesday starting June 23 at 3 pm. x3372 to register beginning on June 1. For
STORyTIME HOURS: teens ages 13 - 19 only. Light refreshments
Stories for Fours will be served. This program is sponsored by
3½ to 5 years old ....................Mondays, 4 pm the Friends of Cupertino Library.
Bedtime Stories BEACH SNACkS FOR TEENS
3 years old and up.................Tuesdays, 7 pm Tuesday, June 29, 4 – 6 pm, Cupertino
Stories for Threes Community Hall
2½ to 3½ years old .......Wednesdays, 10:15 am Interested in making snacks to take to the
Stories for Twos beach this summer? Join us in learning
1½ to 2½ years old ..........Thursdays, 10:15 am how to make fun, delicious, and vegetarian-
There will be no storytimes from June 11 to friendly snacks. All materials will be
July 5. provided. For teens,13 - 19 only. Registra-
tion is required and will open June 14.
BE A LIBRARy ExPLORER This program is sponsored by the Friends
Discover the wonderful world of the library. of the Cupertino Library.
Stop by the Children’s Reference Desk to
pick up your Library Explorer Passport Programs for Adults
and earn a stamp each month with a new EBAy WORkSHOP
library adventure. Saturday, June 12, 12 – 5 pm
Cupertino Community Hall
CUPERTINO CINEMA CLUB
Shari Smith, Certified Education Specialist
Thursday, June 10, 4 pm, Library Story Room
trained by eBay & Gold Level Powerseller,
will teach how to become proficient at
using eBay for your personal or professional
business. For more detailed information on
the class, please see the Event Calendar on
the Library website. Registration is highly
recommended; classes may fill quickly
cupertino scene june 2010
BOOk TALk AND BOOk DISCUSSION For your Information
Thursday, June 17, 7 pm
DATABASES AND RESEARCH TOOLS
Cupertino Library Story Room
Cupertino Librarians, Judy Dana and Santa Clara County Library subscribes to
Annapurna Dandu, will host a Book online databases for adults and children,
Discussion and Book Talk on the third on a variety of subjects, including business,
Thursday of each month in the Cupertino science and literature. Go to the library’s
Library Story Room. Book talks are short webpage at www.santaclaracountylib.
descriptions of several titles, covering all org, click on Electronic Library 24/7, and
genres and subjects. Each month a new enter your library card and PIN number to
title is selected for the book discussion. Sign access a database. You can research your
up at the Adult Reference Desk and pick up family history using Heritage Quest,
a copy of the book, while supplies last, or access full-text product reviews from
place a hold for the next available copy. We Consumer Reports, search the Encyclopae-
will be discussing “The Art of Racing in the dia Britannica Online, and much more.
Rain”. This program is sponsored by the THE FRIENDS OF THE CUPERTINO
Friends of the Cupertino Library. LIBRARy BIG BOOk SALE
For more information, call the Library’s Community Hall, October 16, 17, 2010.
reference desk at 408.446.1677, ext 3372 The next used book sale is scheduled for
October 16 & 17, 2010.
Also in the Cupertino Library THE FRIENDS OF THE CUPERTINO
kNITTING AT THE LIBRARy LIBRARy BESTSELLER COLLECTION
Bring your needles and yarn to the library Funded by the Friends of the Cupertino
every Tuesday, 4 - 6 pm and join the drop- Library, the Bestseller Collection is a
in knitting program in the Story Room on special browsing collection, designed to
the main floor. Knitters of all skill levels make it easier than ever to find a bestseller
and ages are welcome. when you visit the library. The books
are available on a first-come, first-served
Individual or Small Group basis (no reserves). All titles check out
Programs by Appointment for one week.
INTERNET BASICS FOR ADULTS
Beginning classes on how to use the
Internet are available by appointment.
Participants must be able to use a
computer keyboard and mouse.
INTERNET CLASSES IN MANDARIN
Beginning classes on how to use the
Internet are available in Mandarin, by
appointment. Participants must be able
to use a computer keyboard and mouse.
TEEN DATABASE CLASSES
Database instruction for teens, thirteen
to nineteen, is available at the library, by
For more information or to schedule an
appointment for any of the Cupertino
Library’s adult or teen programs, please
call the Reference Desk at 408.446.1677,
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senior center news
Summer is upon us, and the Cupertino Senior Center has planned many activities to
help you age strong and live long. Fire and Fall Prevention
Luau and June Birthday Bash Tuesday, June 29, 10 am-12 pm
Monday, June 14, 12 pm Do you know that older adults are twice as
Celebrate June birthdays with a traditional likely to be injured or killed in a fire, and that
Hawaiian Luau. We will serve Teriyaki falls are the most common cause of fatal injury
chicken, Haupia, tropical fruit, sweet rolls, of people over 65? Gina Cali from the Santa
and fried rice. Our own Kani Ka Pila Clara County Fire Department will provide
Ukulele band will entertain you with useful information to prevent both fire and
beautiful Hawaiian music and dances. falls. Please sign up at the lobby table. Free
Members with June birthdays will be for members, $5 day pass for senior guests.
honored, $10 for members, senior guests add
$5 day pass. Pre-registration is required.
Spring Chickens Fitness
Monday & Wednesday, June 7 -
Lunch with Friends August 2, 2 - 3 pm
Wednesday, 12 pm This is a brand new class offered by the
Weather permitting, we will serve the Generations Community Wellness. This
delicious lunches on our beautiful deck with program provides evidence-based physical
views of the lovely Memorial Park. Pre- activity and nutrition education for preven-
registration is required. Members $6, senior tive care. This chair-based fitness class is
guests add $5 day pass. Meals will be served designed to improve strength, balance,
with rolls, dessert, coffee or tea. agility, endurance, and flexibility. $45
Monthly Movie Volunteers Needed
Wednesday, June 30, 1-3 pm Karen Goss, the case manager at the Cuperti-
The Young Victoria- 2009 movie depicting no Senior Center, is looking for volunteers
the turbulent first years of young Queen to be “Friendly Visitors”. Training will be
Victoria’s reign and her enduring love with provided. Friendly visitors, once qualified are
Prince Albert. Popcorn and lemonade will be paired up with a homebound senior to visit on
served. Free for members, $5 day pass for se- a weekly basis for a minimum of one year. If
nior guests. you are interested in training for this position
please contact Karen Goss at 408.777.3155.
Line Dance Social
Wednesday, June 9, 10:15 am-12:15 pm
Join instructor Mike Shannon for a fun
morning. No partner needed. All levels
welcome. Free for members, $5 day pass
for senior guests.
History of Shanghai
Monday, June 21, 10-11:30 am
A docent from the Asian Art Museum will
offer an overview of this special exhibit. See
how Shanghai evolved during the past 150
years of her tumultuous history, through
the eyes of artists. Free for members, $5 day
pass for senior guests. Please sign up at the
Connect With your Neighbors
Tuesday, June 29, 9:30-10 am
Good neighborhoods are those who work
together on common issues and look out for
each other. Come to Cupertino Block Leader
program presentation to learn ways you can
connect with your neighbors and with the
city. Please sign up at the lobby table.
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SENIOR TRIPS DAy TRIPS
Safari West Tour and BBQ, $99
Call the Senior Center at 408.777.3150 for June 2
reservations or more information on any trip. Italian Street Painting Festival, $55
TOURS June 12
Columbia and Snake Rivers – Follow the Never, Never Land – Peter Pan, $97
trail of Lewis and Clark, August 29 - Sep- June 23
tember 6, 2010, $3599 Double Occupancy A Lofty Tour of Berkeley, Claremont Hotel,
Walk in the steps of Lewis and Clark and and Tilden Park with Gary, $91
explore waterfalls, mountains, and beautiful June 29
rivers. Cruise along the majestic waterways on Filoli Center – Nature hike, Estate and
a small ship exclusive for our group. Onboard Garden Tour, $71
lectures and informative casual discussions July 13
while we cruise only during day light. Enjoy The Birth of Impressionism and
happy hour daily as we tour through Oregon Impressionist Paris: City of Light, $73
and Washington. July 20
The Amalfi Coast and Rome, October August 3
14 - 23, 2010, $1999 Double land price Out to Lunch Bunch goes to Aqui’s,
Your adventure stars with an overnight flight Money for Lunch
to Rome, where your tour begins with a August 4
welcome dinner and tours of the city. Then
head south to the Amalfi Coast, visiting The Better Part
magnificent gardens, spectacular panoramas, The programs listed below are aired on
and visit the best preserved Greek temples Mondays at 4:30 pm on Channel 15.
in Italy. Delight in a boat trip to the island The repeat showings are on Channel 15
of Capri, experience the excavated ruins of at 7 pm on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Pompeii, and visit colorful and vibrant Naples.
You return to Rome for another day before JUNE 7, 8 & 11 – MEMOIR WRITING
departing for home. An instructor explains and demonstrates her
teaching techniques that bring her senior
Holiday at the Waldorf, December 6 -10, students memoirs to life and how these stories
2010, $1999 Double land price have benefited children and the community.
The perfect start to a perfect holiday. You will
be ready for all the holiday has to offer after JUNE 14, 15 &18 – GROWING UP UNDER BOMBS
this exciting trip. Highlights include Greenwich Born in Essen, Germany in 1939, our guest tells
Village, Wall Street, and Christmas Spectacular us what it was like during the first six years of her
at Radio City Music Hall, the Statue of Liberty, life as she grew up under Allied bombing raids
Ellis Island, Metropolitan Museum of Art and a during WWII.
Broadway Show. JUNE 21, 22 & 25 – SINGLE SENIOR WOMEN OF
Discover Croatia, March 14 - 24, 2011, THE BETTER PART
$1699 Double land price These ladies have produced many of our
This tour features the Dalmatian coast and programs... now hear their stories of what’s Good,
Slovenia. Your tour begins in Zagreb, the capital Bad, and the Hilarious about being a single lady
city of Croatia. A local guide provides a tour in the 21st Century.
featuring the Old City and the sights such as JUNE 28, 29 & JULY 2 – PLASTIC SURGERY
the Majestic Cathedral, St. Marks Church, and A local specialist discusses the many ways that
the Opera House. Next day you start your trav- plastic surgery can help us to look great for many
els throughout Croatia, including Bled, Pletna years to come.
boat ride, Lipica Stud Farm, Opatija, Plitvice
Lakes National Park, Split, Diocletian Palace, DVD or VHS copies of programs can be
Korcula Island, Dubrovnik, and much more. purchased by visiting the web site: www.
thebetterpart.com Copies of past programs
can also be found in the Santa Clara County
Library System and on YouTube.
Want to join the group who produces these
programs? Call 408.252.2667.
CUPERTINO SENIOR CENTER PHONE: 408.777.3150
ADDRESS: 21251 Stevens Creek Blvd. EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
OFFICE HOURS: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm WEB: www.cupertino.org/senior
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eco news | june
CANCELLED June Environmen- Friday - 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
tal Recycling Day & Document 408.777.3354
Shredding Event After Hours - 408.299.2507
(Santa Clara County Communications will
The June 26 event in De Anza’s parking
notify the City’s on-call staff).
lot has been cancelled for Graduation. The
City’s Environmental Recycling Day and
Shredding Event will be held in July or
Is Your Gardener a
August at De Anza College. Please check Green Gardener?
the July Scene for the new date. Cupertino Ask your gardener or yard maintenance
& Recology offer this free drive-through, professionals if they have been trained as
drop-off service for Cupertino residents at Santa Clara Valley Green Gardeners. San-
least twice a year to prevent valuable re- ta Clara Valley Green Gardeners have re-
sources from being sent to the landfill. Ac- ceived training to:
cepted items are: Electronic Waste (i.e., com-
• Use resources wisely, conserve water,
puters, monitors and printers), U-Waste
protect the soil, and reduce waste
(batteries, cell phones, CFLs and fluo-
rescent tubes), reusable furniture, cloth- • Improve the health, appearance and
ing (for donation; no dirty, stained or torn value of landscapes
furniture, and no mattresses), and resi- • Reduce urban runoff and stormwater
dential documents (for confidential onsite pollution from landscape maintenance
shredding; two (2) box limit). Recycling Day activities
compliments the FREE e-waste collection Locate Environmentally Trained Green
offered weekly by Apple Computer for resi- Gardeners; visit www.mywatershed-
dents of Cupetino. Look for more details watch.org and click Find a Green Garden-
on this event on the City’s website www. er. The ideal person to create or maintain
cupertino.org, or visit Recology’s website your garden or landscape will:
• Water according to the needs of the
Help protect Cupertino’s season, the plant, and site soil conditions
Creeks and Bay - Illegal • Prune selectively and properly to
Dumping/Discharges In or compliment the natural form and needs
of the plant
Near Storm Drains
• Use alternative approaches
Nothing besides clean water may such as Integrated Pest Man-
be dumped or allowed to flow into agement (IPM) techniques,
a storm drain. Common examples before turning to pesticides
of illegal discharges include pesti- and herbicides
cides, washwaters, sewage, auto-
• Help protect air quality by
motive fluids, paint, construction
using hand-powered equip-
materials and wastes, sediment
and/or silt, and food wastes. ment or fuel-efficient,
When do you report an illegal • Check soil for fertility,
discharge or dumping incident? texture, and moisture
• When you see a person dump- • Use compost and mulch to
ing anything into the storm drain. feed the soils naturally
This activity is illegal! • Install water efficient irrigation systems
• When you notice unusual odors in or near and regularly maintain them
the storm drain. • Compost plant debris and grass-cycle
• When you see dumped wastes and materials • Use local plant varieties that are
in or near the storm drain. California natives or adapted to our
• When the storm drain system has larger Mediterranean climate and not invasive
than normal flows during dry periods. species
To report an illegal discharge or dumping 2010 Garage Sale Date Set
incident that occurred in Cupertino, contact
the City of Cupertino at the following phone The Citywide Garage Sale will be held on
numbers: September 25 and 26 this year. Look for sale
details in next month’s Scene and on our web-
Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm site at www.cupertino.org/environmental
408.777.3354 or in the coming months.
Monday - Friday: 6 am - 3 pm
cupertino scene june 2010
» Spring Into Action Exercise Caution When Choosing Pesticides
Spring has sprung. With Garden pesticides are a particular problem
Spring comes new life and new when it comes to stormwater pollution. Once
opportunities to make better they wash off from rain and watering,
decisions for your garden and pesticides flow into storm drains, polluting
for the environment. With all local creeks and the Bay, harming fish and
the new growth, pests are not other aquatic life. Here are helpful tips to
far behind. Please make careful choices make less-toxic choices while maintaining
when purchasing pest control products. beautiful yards and gardens.
After the highly publicized voluntary • Read labels. The word “pyrethroid” will
recalls of diazinon and chlorpyrifos not appear on a label, but look out for the
(Dursban) as home and garden pesticides, following active ingredients: permethrin,
consumers could easily think most prod bifenthrin, cyfluthrin, cypermethrin,
ucts on store shelves are safer. But this is deltamethrin, lambdacyhalothrin, and
not the case. In the wake of the recalls tralomethrin. A quick tip: active ingredi-
a new class of pesticides has come into ent names ending in “-thrin” are usually
prominence: pyrethroids. Pyrethroids in the pyrethroid class. To download a
are a class of pesticide designed to kill a free pocket guide that gives examples
wide variety of pests, such as lawn grubs of products without pyrethroids, go to
and ants. But pyrethroids are also highly OurWaterOurWorld.org.
toxic to beneficial insects like ladybugs, • When shopping, seek out the least toxic
earthworms, and lacewings, which help to products. Look for shelf signs with the
keep problem pests in-check. Once benefi- Our Water, Our World name and logo,
cial bugs are eliminated, pests are free to which call out the best choices in each
multiply without the natural checks and category. Participating stores include
balances that beneficial insects provide. Orchard Supply Hardware, Ace Hard-
Pyrethroid pesticides remain the highest ware Stores, Home Depot, Summer-
priority... because they have been linked winds and Yamagami’s Nursery.
to widespread toxicity in California
Best Ways to Spare the Air • Make your garden chores gasoline-free.
On Spare the Air days, don’t use gas-
The Bay Area summer 2010 Spare the oline-powered equipment like mowers,
Air season started in May and will run leaf blowers and chain saws.
through mid October. During this period,
the Bay Area may experience several days Residents and businesses can sign up for
with high levels of ozone, which can be un- email AirAlerts and/or automatic Phone
healthy for children, the elderly, and people Alerts to find out if there is a Spare the Air
who exercise outdoors. On high pollution Alert, by visiting www.sparetheair.org.
days, the Bay Area Air Quality Manage-
ment District issues Spare the Air notices Prescription Drop Off Locations
to the public, asking them to voluntarily DO NOT FLUSH MEDICATIONS DOWN
refrain from polluting activities. You can THE TOILET. Although this was a practice
help probably much more than you realize. used in the past, new studies show that pre-
Taking any of the actions listed below will scription and over-the-counter drugs are not
help prevent air pollution. Here are a few completely removed when passing through
ways you can Spare the Air. waste water treatment plants. Harm to
marine and plant life can be caused by
• Drive less
improper disposal. In addition to using the
• Avoid consumer spray products. Santa Clara County Household Hazardous
• Use water-based paints. Oil-based paints Waste Program (HHW), you can drop off
and varnishes contain a high percentage your unused or expired
of VOCs that evaporate into the atmo- prescription drugs, and
sphere and create smog. over-the-counter medica-
• It’s OK to barbecue, tions to local medication
but don’t use drop-off locations listed
lighter fluid. at www.hhw.org, or call
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JUN CLUB / ORGANIZATION TIME LOCATION PHONE WEB/EMAIL
2 Al-ANON Family Group* 7 pm 940 S. Stelling Road 379.1051 ncwsa.org/scvafg
WED Cupertino Sanitary Dist* 8 pm 20833 Stevens Creek #104 253.7071 cupertinosanitarydistrict.
De Anza Optimist Club* 7:15 am Holder's Restaurant 252.3336 optimist.org
Cupertino Optimist Club* 12:15 pm Blue Pheasant 253.2337 optimist.org
Tandem Toastmasters* Noon HP, 19333 Vallco Parkway 285.4977 tandemtoastmasters.
Macintalkers Toastmasters* 5:30 pm Apple Computer DeAnza macintalkers.com vppr@
3 10500 No. DeAnza Blvd. macintalkers.com
Cupertino Rotary Club* Noon Community Center 920.2224 cupertinorotary.org
Philotesian Rebekah #145 7:30 pm Cupertino Odd Fellows 252.3954 caioof.org/IOOF/CA_RA_
Cup. Symphonic Band* 7 pm Monroe Middle School 262.0471 netview.com/csb/
Krazy Dazys Square Dance Club* 7 pm Hyde Middle School 747.0943 krazydazys.org/
Cupertino Las Madres* 10 to 1 pm Call for location 861.0417 lasmadres.org
Cup. Host Lions Club* 7:15 pm Mariani's Restaurant 209.7251 cupertinohostlionsclub.org
3 De Anza Lions Club* 6:45 am Holders Country Inn 255.3093 deanzalions.org/
THUR Northwest Y Service Club* 6:30 pm Northwest YMCA 650.964.3734 scvymca.org
20803 Alves Drive
Cupertino Amateur Radio 7:30 pm City Hall Mtg. Room 100 345.8372 cupertinoares.org/
Emergency Service (CARES)
Connect Club I* Noon Holders Country Inn 252.7054 cupertino-chamber.org
Connect Club II* 8 am Chamber of Commerce 252.7054 cupertino-chamber.org
Business Networking Intl.* 7 am BJ's Brewery 996.9111 BNI.com
Overeaters Anonymous* 7 pm Union Church 253.8394 oa.org
Food Addicts in Recovery (FA)* 7 pm St. Jude's Church 354.8493 foodaddicts.org/
Cupertino Las Madres* 10 to 1pm Call for location 861.0417 lasmadres.org
4 Cupertino Las Madres* 10 to 1pm Call for location 861.0417 lasmadres.org
FRI De Anza Kiwanis* 7:15 am Intl. House of Pancakes 973.1832 classic.kiwanis.org
5 De Anza Flea Market 8 to 4 pm De Anza College 864.8946 deanza.fhda.edu/
Organization of Special Needs 2 to 4 pm 20920 McClellan Rd. 996.0858 osfamilies.org/
Planetarium Shows* 7 pm De Anza Planetarium 864.8814 planetarium.deanza.edu
6 Hindu Swayamsevak 10 to 1:30 Creekside Park Hall 368.0357 www.hssus.org
SUN Sangh USA*
7 TOPS (Take Off Pounds 6:30 pm First Baptist Church 10505 725.0380 tops.org
MON Sensibly)* Miller Ave.
American Legion Post 642 7 pm 10201 Imperial Avenue #3 374.6392 sccgov.org/portal/site/va
8 Alcoholics Anonymous* 6:30 pm Redeemer Luth. Church 650.903.0321 aasanjose.org
TUE Women's Group 940 S. Stelling Rd.
Al-ANON Family Group* 5:30 pm Bethel Lutheran Church 379.1051 al-anon.org
10131 Finch Ave.
Cupertino Kiwanis* Noon The Blue Pheasant 252.3830 cupertinokiwanis.
Knights of Columbus 4981* 7:30 pm 10201 Imperial Ave. 296.8146 kofc.org/un/
Cupertino Men's Service* Noon The Blue Pheasant
Cupertino Sr. TV Production* 9:30 am Senior Center 252.2667
Cupertino Las Madres* 3 to 5 pm Call for location 861.0417 lasmadres.org
cupertino scene june 2010
JUN CLUB / ORGANIZATION TIME LOCATION PHONE WEB/EMAIL
9 Viewfinders Digital Video Club 7:30 pm Community Center - 650.967.4679 viewfindersclub.org
WED In Community Room 554.1133
10 Cupertino-West Valley 11:30 am 257.6136 newcomersclub.com
THUR Welcome Club 252.1529
12 Daughters of Norway 9:30 am Sunny View Retirement 255.9828 daughtersofnorway.org
14 Cupertino Odd Fellows* 8 am 20589 Homestead Rd. 252.3954 cupertinoioof70.org
Fine Arts League 7 pm Community Center for Janki falc.org
15 African Violet Society 12:30 pm Sunny View Lutheran Home 736.9262 avsa.org
TUE Los Gatos Camel Herders 6:30 pm Holder's Restaurant 482.0147
17 Quota Service Club* (Aids Noon Blue Pheasant 252.8568 quota.org
THUR hearing & speech impaired)
Rolling Hills 4H Club 6:30 pm Monta Vista Recreation clubs.ca4h.org/santaclara/
West Valley Republican Women 11:30 am 252.6312 westvalleyrepublican
18 Malihini Orchid Society 7:30 pm Hewlett-Packard, Oak Rm. 267.3397 malihini.org
FRI Cupertino Coin Club 7:45 pm West Vally Pres. Church 253.1232 coinshows.com/sanjose_
23 The Powerful Pens 7 pm 18000 Chelmsford 626.9784
24 Embroiders' Guild of America 7 pm Sunny View Retirement 873.1190 ega.gpr.org
28 Historical Society 6:30 pm Community Center 973.1495 cupthistory.org
Submit information about clubs and organizations meeting in Cupertino to Julie Hejza,
City of Cupertino, 10300 Torre Ave., Cupertino, 95014, 408.777.3212, email@example.com
Clubs with asterisks meet more than once monthly.
Call the contact number for details.
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TUESDAy APRIL 6, 2010 claim Deed and Authorization for Underground
Council Members Present: Wang, Wong, Water Rights, 22685 Stevens Creek Boulevard,
Chang, Mahoney, Santoro APN 342-12-024.
Council Members Absent: None Adopted the 2010-11 Council work program as
No action taken in Closed Session with labor nego- amended.
tiator. Direction given to negotiator as discussed. City Attorney Housing Assistance tabled until the
Presented Proclamation to Pat and Barbara sub-committee could meet and make a recommen-
Rogers for their 16 years of service to the Library, dation to Council.
the Cupertino Library Foundation Board and to Approved an Alcoholic Beverage License applica-
the community. tion for Sabatini Oak Event Center, 21275 Stevens
Presented Proclamation to Cristin Vaughan for her Creek Boulevard, On-Sale General for Bona Fide
willingness to come to the aid of another and her Public Eating Place.
readiness to respond by being trained in CPR. Adopted Resolution No. 10-070 endorsing Fremont
Postponed Presidential Service Awards for High School District Measure B.
volunteers to April 20. Adopted Resolution No. 10-071 approving a Gener-
Presented Proclamation to the American Council of al Plan Amendment related to the 2007-2014 Hous-
Engineering Companies of New York Gold Award ing Element and the Heart of the City Specific Plan.
for Engineering Excellence to the City of Cupertino Conducted the first reading of Ordinance No. 10-
for the Mary Avenue Bicycle Footbridge Project – 2056: “An Ordinance of the Cupertino City Council
New York City – March 27, 2010. amending the Cupertino City Council amending
the Cupertino Municipal Code to comply with the
Approved the March 16 City Council meeting Housing Element of the City of Cupertino General
minutes as amended. Plan.” Conducted the first reading of Ordinance No.
Adopted Resolution Nos. 10-057 and 10-058 10-2057: “An Ordinance of the City Council of the
accepting Accounts Payable for March 19 and 26. City of Cupertino approving the rezoning of”
Adopted Resolution No. 10-059 accepting Payroll Approved the application for a Tentative Map to
for March 19. subdivide an approximately 41,800 square foot
Adopted Resolution No. 10-060 accepting a Quit- parcel into five parcels, 790 South Blaney Avenue,
claim Deed and Authorization for Underground APN 369-11-048.
Water Rights, 1138 Derbyshire Drive, APN Postponed adoption of the Fiscal Year 2010/11 fee
362-21-029. schedule to April 20.
Adopted Resolution No. 10-061 accepting a Continued CDBG hearing and 2010 Annual Action
Quitclaim Deed and Authorization for Under- Plan to April 20.
ground Water Rights, 7425 Rollingdell Drive, Postponed Historic Preservation Policy and the
APN 359-32-004. related General Plan Amendment to April 20.
Adopted Resolution No. 10-062 accepting a Quit- Adopted Resolution No. 10-073 denying the
claim Deed and Authorization for Underground petition for reconsideration of Council’s decision
Water Rights, 10640 Flora Vista Avenue, APN on Scenic Circle access to Stevens Creek Trail and
326-08-039. Blackberry Farm Park.
Adopted Resolution No. 10-063 accepting a Quit- No action taken and fees will remain the same for
claim Deed and Authorization for Underground the field use fees for the United States Cricket As-
Water Rights, 10391 Ann Arbor Avenue, APN sociation’s National Women’s Cricket Tournament.
Preserved the remaining project funds from the
Adopted Resolution No. 10-064 approving the Mary Avenue Bicycle Footbridge Project in the
City’s plan to use California Highway Safety, Traffic amount of $75,000 and adopted alternative A, to
Reduction, Air Quality, and Port Security Bond Act install the reconstructed quail sculptures on the
of 2006 (Proposition 1B) funds available in 2009-10 boulders in the bridge entry plaza and trust that
for maintenance projects in the City’s Pavement the rebuilt legs are sufficiently strong enough to
Management program, and authorizing the City prevent their theft.
Manager to apply for, appropriate, and expend
those funds, and take related actions. Concurred to hold a budget study session on
Monday, May 24 beginning at 5:30 pm in the
Adopted Resolution No. 10-065 accepting a Community Hall. Confirmed interviews for Teen
Quitclaim Deed and Authorization for Under- Commission on Tuesday, May 25 at 3:30 pm in
ground Water Rights, 21911 Dos Palos Court, conference room A. Asked staff to notify Council
APN 326-45-017. at least a week in advance if the overflow meeting
Adopted Resolution No. 10-066 approving an would be necessary for Teen Commission inter-
Improvement Agreement, 10205 Imperial Avenue, views on May 26. Confirmed attendance at the
APN 357-18-007. CREST Awards to be held in the Community Hall
Adopted Resolution No. 10-067 accepting a Quit- on Thursday, May 27 at 7 pm. Concurred to hold
claim Deed and Authorization for Underground a study session regarding Lehigh air quality on
Water Rights, 10205 Imperial Avenue, APN Tuesday, June 22 from 3 pm to 6 pm. Concurred to
357-18-007 and 357-18-008. cancel the Tuesday, July 6 City Council meeting and
noted that City Hall would be closed on Monday,
Accepted Municipal Improvements, 10170 July 5 to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday.
Peninsula Avenue, APN 326-22-038.
TUESDAy APRIL 20, 2010
Adopted Resolution No. 10-068 approving an Council Members Present: Wang, Wong,
improvement agreement, 22685 Stevens Creek Chang, Mahoney, Santoro
Boulevard, APN 342-12-024. Council Members Absent: None
Adopted Resolution No. 10-069 accepting a Quit- Presented Presidential Service Awards for volun-
cupertino scene june 2010
teers and recognized 41 community groups that
assisted in an emergency preparedness exercise. Welcome New Businesses
Approved the April 6 City Council minutes as
amended. • Fred Oakes Company
Adopted Resolution Nos. 10-074 and 10-075 1375 S De Anza Blvd
accepting Accounts Payable for April 2 and 9. • Great Web Portals
Adopted Resolution Nos. 10-076 and 10-077 19925 Stevens Creek Blvd Ste 100
accepting Payroll for April 2 and 16.
• Julian’s Skin Studio
Accepted the Treasurer’s Investment and Budget
Report for February 2010.
21730 Stevens Creek Blvd Ste 104
Adopted Resolution No. 10-078 approving the • Keytone Technologies
destruction of records from Code Enforcement 20195 Stevens Creek Blvd Ste 260
and the Public Works Department.
• Law Offices of Lorna J. Drope
Authorized the agreement between the City of
Cupertino and Carol Korade regarding housing
19925 Stevens Creek Blvd Ste 100
assistance. When housing assistance is provided, • Wellness Express Healthcare, Inc
the Tenancy-in-Common agreement will be 20955 Stevens Creek Blvd
completed and executed.
Authorized the agreement with the Silicon Valley
Regional Interoperability Authority.
Reinstated Cupertino’s participation in the Cal-ID
program. Care For Children Presents
Adopted Resolution No. 10-079 accepting a Quit-
claim Deed and Authorization for Underground ART FAIRE
Water Rights, 1699 S. De Anza Boulevard, APN
Approved an expenditure in the amount of
$1,207.90 from the Mayor’s discretionary fund JUNE 6TH 2010, 9 AM – 1 PM
for presentation and travel by the Mayor to the Registration Open 8:30 – 9:30 AM
World Expo. Art submissions by 12 noon
Adopted Resolution No. 10-072, fiscal year 2010-
11 fee schedule, to include no general increase Care for Children invites all K-12 children
in fees except for non-residential fees, enterprise to participate in the third annual Celebrate
golf fees, and a reduction of building fees for with Creativity Art Faire. Bring your crayons,
small residential additions, home swimming pool markers, color pencils and/ or pastels. We will
demolitions and window replacements.
provide the paper and the topic for the day to
Approved staff to move forward with the Historic
Preservation Policy and related General Plan amend- express yourself through art.
ment application with the following amendments:
Remove Palm Avenue palm trees from the list, add
the Crossroads intersection at Stevens Creek Bou- Registration: Free.
levard and De Anza Boulevard as a commemorative @ www.careforchildren.org/artfaire2010
site, add the interim City Hall as a commemorative Or Contact 408.226.4669 or 408.517.8774
site and sites shown outside City boundaries should
be listed under honorable mention. Or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adopted Resolution No. 10-080 adopting the 2010 Thanks to City of Cupertino
Annual Action Plan and the use of eighth program for their Support!
year (2010-11) Community Development Block
Grant (CDBG) and Human Service Grant Funds. Thanks to Cupertino Bakery
Conducted the first reading of Ordinance No.
for sponsoring free snacks at the event!
10-2058: “An Ordinance of the City Council of the Care for Children is an innovative education and service program
City of Cupertino repealing the existing Chapter
14.15 of the Cupertino Municipal Code, Xeriscape of Art of Living foundation. Our mission is to serve the needs
Landscaping, and adopting a new Chapter 14.15, of rural, tribal and urban children from disadvantaged back-
Landscape Ordinance, in order to establish new grounds through free education, medical care, free meals and the
landscaping regulations pursuant to the California comprehensive development of their respective communities.
Water Conservation in Landscaping Act.” www.careforchildren.org
Authorized the City Manager to enter into an Art of Living Foundation is dedicated to creating peace from
agreement with Siemens using $438,000 funding
from the EECBG Grant, $562,000 from the CIP the level of the individual and fostering human values within
Fund and $1,133,845 from the Economic Uncer- the global community. www.artofliving.org
Conducted the second reading of Ordinance No. Have Something to Contribute?
10-2057: “An Ordinance of the City Council of the
City of Cupertino amending the Cupertino Munici- To submit information to “Cupertino
pal Code to comply with the Housing Element of
the City of Cupertino General Plan” and “An Ordi- Scene,”email: email@example.com.
nance of the City Council of the City of Cupertino Submission deadline
approving the rezoning of” (Z-2010-02) for the July edition is June 2.
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June 1 Schools Emergency Preparedness (EOC) 9:30 am
June 1 City Council meeting (Community Hall) *** 6:45 pm
June 2 Library Commission (EOC) 7 pm
June 2 Technology, Info & Communication Comm. (Conf. Rm. A) 7 pm
June 3 Environmental Review Committee (Conf. Rm. C) 9:30 am
June 3 Design Review Committee (Conf. Rm. C) 5 pm
June 3 Parks & Recreation Commission (Community Hall)*** 7 pm
June 3 C.A.R.E.S. (EOC) 7:30 pm
June 7 Hsinchu Sister City Committee (EOC) 6:30 pm
June 8 Planning Commission (Community Hall)*** 6:45 pm
June 10 Housing Commission (Conf. Rm. C) 9 am
June 10 Public Safety Commission (Conf. Rm. A) 7 pm
June 15 City Council meeting (Community Hall)*** 6:45 pm
June 16 Bicycle and Pedestrian Commission (Conf. Rm. A) 7 pm
June 17 Environmental Review Committee (Conf. Rm. C) 9:30 am
June 17 Design Review Committee (Conf. Rm. C) 5 pm
June 17 Toyokawa Sister City Committee (Conf. Rm. A) 7:30 pm
June 21 CERT/MRC (EOC) 7 pm
June 22 Planning Commission (Community Hall)*** 6:45 pm
June 22 Fine Arts Commission (Conf. Rm. A) 7 pm
June 26 CARES Field Day (City Hall Plaza) 11 am
Unless otherwise noted, all City Council and commission meetings are held at 10350 Torre Ave.
City Hall is open Monday through Thursday, 7:30 am to 5:30 pm; Fridays, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm
***These meetings will be seen live via webcast at www.cupertino.org, or on The City Channel, Cable 26.
For all city meetings’ agenda and minutes go to www.cupertino.org/agenda
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