Though it’s undoubtedly best known as the place where Apple cultivates its latest crop of high-tech gadgets, Cupertino once was better known for its fruit orchards. And up in the foothills, away from the busy thoroughfares, industrial parks, retail centers, and blue-ribbon schools, it’s possible to imagine that more rustic past—particularly at Stevens Creek County Park, the first swath of land to become a Santa Clara County park.

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Cupertino City Council

Elected at large to four-year terms, the five members of the Cupertino City Council meet on the first and third Tuesdays of the month.

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Planning Commission

Meetings are held in the Community Hall Council Chamber, 10300 Torre Ave, on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:45 p.m. (Photo credit: Beach Media/

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Community Funding Grant Program

The City of Cupertino currently provides funding to local non-profit organizations in social services, fine arts, and other programs for the general public through the City’s Community Funding Grant Program. The City’s Community Funding Grant...

City of Cupertino Thanksgiving Holiday Closure

Cupertino City offices will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Cupertino City facilities and services will operate as follows: These facilities will be closed Thursday,...

City Council Swearing-In Ceremony is Thursday, December 14

Join the City of Cupertino for the City Council Swearing-In Ceremony at 5 p.m. on Thursday, December 14 at Community Hall. Refreshments will be served. Help the City estimate attendance by RSVP'ing by Thursday, December 7. RSVP HERE.

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The California Department of Housing and Community Development has approved the City of Cupertino’s Housing Element, which outlines the number of units and locations of new housing to be built in the city.

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Cupertino officials are about to implement some of the largest cuts to city services residents have ever seen, as the city works to balance its budget in the face of a multimillion-dollar deficit.

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Resident and City Council feedback is leading to services slated for cutting due to funding shortfalls to be added back to the budget.

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Local teens are invited to apply for vacant seats on the City of Cupertino Teen Commission.

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Cupertino is inches away from securing approval¬†of its state-mandated housing plan more than a year past the deadline ‚ÄĒ and following a legal battle due to its noncompliance.

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