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  1. 1. cupertino a m o n t h l y p u b l i c a t i o n o f t h e c i t y o f c u p e r t i n o 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 Park Amphitheater 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 CONTENTS 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
  2. 2. 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 Finch Ave.) 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 Cupertino Room) 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 “The Peelers”. Evening Program Come early and bring your picnic to Creekside Park, Hyde Middle School, or Sedgwick Elementary School • Handicap parking will be available at Creekside Park 6:45 - 9:15 pm: Music and games at all three locations • No pets, no por- table barbeques, no alcohol 9:30 pm: Fire- works set off at Cupertino High School 2 cupertino scene june 2010
  3. 3. 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 – 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 equipment. Field Day is sponsored by the ARRL (www. 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 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 3 volume xxxiii number 9
  4. 4. 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 and more! 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 manage any disaster. If you don’t know your Cupertino Amateur Radio, neighbors... become a Block Leader and help build a strong, stable community! Contact Other skills? 408.777.3335 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,, or go to www.cupertino. July 20, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, August 26, 9 am - org/emergency for more information. 12 pm 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 cupertino scene june 2010
  5. 5. 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. NEWS ITEMS 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 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. 5 volume xxxiii number 9
  6. 6. cupertino library 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 Children’s 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 6 cupertino scene june 2010
  7. 7. 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 appointment. 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, ext 3372.. 7 volume xxxiii number 9
  8. 8. 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 Presentation 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 lobby table. 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. 8 cupertino scene june 2009 cupertino scene june 2010
  9. 9. 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 Gary Trip 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. 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: OFFICE HOURS: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm WEB: volume xxxiii number 9
  10. 10. 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 and click Find a Green Garden- on this event on the City’s website www. er. The ideal person to create or maintain, 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, low-emission equipment 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 408.777.3354 or in the coming months. Monday - Friday: 6 am - 3 pm 408.777.3269 10 cupertino scene june 2010
  11. 11. » 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 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 surface waters. 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 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, or call 408 299.7300. 11 volume xxxiii number 9
  12. 12. community calendar JUN CLUB / ORGANIZATION TIME LOCATION PHONE WEB/EMAIL 2 Al-ANON Family Group* 7 pm 940 S. Stelling Road 379.1051 WED Cupertino Sanitary Dist* 8 pm 20833 Stevens Creek #104 253.7071 cupertinosanitarydistrict. com/ De Anza Optimist Club* 7:15 am Holder's Restaurant 252.3336 Cupertino Optimist Club* 12:15 pm Blue Pheasant 253.2337 Tandem Toastmasters* Noon HP, 19333 Vallco Parkway 285.4977 tandemtoastmasters. Macintalkers Toastmasters* 5:30 pm Apple Computer DeAnza vppr@ 3 10500 No. DeAnza Blvd. Cupertino Rotary Club* Noon Community Center 920.2224 Philotesian Rebekah #145 7:30 pm Cupertino Odd Fellows 252.3954 Officers.html Cup. Symphonic Band* 7 pm Monroe Middle School 262.0471 Krazy Dazys Square Dance Club* 7 pm Hyde Middle School 747.0943 Cupertino Las Madres* 10 to 1 pm Call for location 861.0417 Cup. Host Lions Club* 7:15 pm Mariani's Restaurant 209.7251 3 De Anza Lions Club* 6:45 am Holders Country Inn 255.3093 THUR Northwest Y Service Club* 6:30 pm Northwest YMCA 650.964.3734 20803 Alves Drive Cupertino Amateur Radio 7:30 pm City Hall Mtg. Room 100 345.8372 Emergency Service (CARES) Connect Club I* Noon Holders Country Inn 252.7054 Connect Club II* 8 am Chamber of Commerce 252.7054 Business Networking Intl.* 7 am BJ's Brewery 996.9111 Overeaters Anonymous* 7 pm Union Church 253.8394 Food Addicts in Recovery (FA)* 7 pm St. Jude's Church 354.8493 Cupertino Las Madres* 10 to 1pm Call for location 861.0417 4 Cupertino Las Madres* 10 to 1pm Call for location 861.0417 FRI De Anza Kiwanis* 7:15 am Intl. House of Pancakes 973.1832 5 De Anza Flea Market 8 to 4 pm De Anza College 864.8946 SAT fleamarket/ Organization of Special Needs 2 to 4 pm 20920 McClellan Rd. 996.0858 Families* Planetarium Shows* 7 pm De Anza Planetarium 864.8814 6 Hindu Swayamsevak 10 to 1:30 Creekside Park Hall 368.0357 SUN Sangh USA* 7 TOPS (Take Off Pounds 6:30 pm First Baptist Church 10505 725.0380 MON Sensibly)* Miller Ave. American Legion Post 642 7 pm 10201 Imperial Avenue #3 374.6392 8 Alcoholics Anonymous* 6:30 pm Redeemer Luth. Church 650.903.0321 TUE Women's Group 940 S. Stelling Rd. Al-ANON Family Group* 5:30 pm Bethel Lutheran Church 379.1051 10131 Finch Ave. Cupertino Kiwanis* Noon The Blue Pheasant 252.3830 cupertinokiwanis. Knights of Columbus 4981* 7:30 pm 10201 Imperial Ave. 296.8146 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 12 cupertino scene june 2010
  13. 13. JUN CLUB / ORGANIZATION TIME LOCATION PHONE WEB/EMAIL 9 Viewfinders Digital Video Club 7:30 pm Community Center - 650.967.4679 WED In Community Room 554.1133 10 Cupertino-West Valley 11:30 am 257.6136 THUR Welcome Club 252.1529 12 Daughters of Norway 9:30 am Sunny View Retirement 255.9828 SAT Community 14 Cupertino Odd Fellows* 8 am 20589 Homestead Rd. 252.3954 MON 863.9991Ask Fine Arts League 7 pm Community Center for Janki Chokshi 15 African Violet Society 12:30 pm Sunny View Lutheran Home 736.9262 TUE Los Gatos Camel Herders 6:30 pm Holder's Restaurant 482.0147 17 Quota Service Club* (Aids Noon Blue Pheasant 252.8568 THUR hearing & speech impaired) Rolling Hills 4H Club 6:30 pm Monta Vista Recreation Center rollinghills West Valley Republican Women 11:30 am 252.6312 westvalleyrepublican 18 Malihini Orchid Society 7:30 pm Hewlett-Packard, Oak Rm. 267.3397 FRI Cupertino Coin Club 7:45 pm West Vally Pres. Church 253.1232 ccc.html 23 The Powerful Pens 7 pm 18000 Chelmsford 626.9784 WED 24 Embroiders' Guild of America 7 pm Sunny View Retirement 873.1190 THUR Community 28 Historical Society 6:30 pm Community Center 973.1495 TUE Submit information about clubs and organizations meeting in Cupertino to Julie Hejza, City of Cupertino, 10300 Torre Ave., Cupertino, 95014, 408.777.3212, Clubs with asterisks meet more than once monthly. Call the contact number for details. 13 volume xxxiii number 9
  14. 14. council actions 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. 326-28-028. 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- 14 cupertino scene june 2010
  15. 15. 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 366-10-120. 2010 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 @ 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 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.” 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. tainty Fund. 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: 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. 15 volume xxxiii number 9
  16. 16. PRSRT-STD CUPERTINO SCENE U.S. Postage Cupertino City Hall PAID Cupertino, CA 10300 Torre Ave. Permit No. Cupertino, CA 95014 239 ECRWSS p o s t a l c u s t o m e r City Directory Main Line 408.777.CITY 408.777.3200 City Clerk 408.777.3223 Finance 408.777.3220 Parks & Recreation 408.777.3120 Planning/Community Development 408.777.3308 Public Information 408.777.3262 Public Works 408.777.3354 — Sheriff Services 408.868.6600 City Meetings 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, or on The City Channel, Cable 26. For all city meetings’ agenda and minutes go to THE SCENE IS PRINTED ON 40% POST-CONSUMER WASTE RECYCLE PAPER WITH SOY INK