01/24/2017 City Council Meeting Summary

0:01:10 – Ceremonial presentation 0:05:50 – Item 5: Fine Arts Commission 0:13:10 – Oral Communication 0:13:30 – Rick Kitson, Chamber of Commerce, Lunar New Year Luncheon, 0:15:00 – Lindsey Gauci, Cupertino Morningmasters Toastmaster Club 0:16:40 – Joe Hamilton, Rotary Club 0:21:05 – Cathy Helgerson, Compromise on Vallco 0:22:30 – Sabrina Rizk 0:25:20 – Chris Moylan, Ro Khana District Director 0:28:30 – Dolly Sandoval, Planning commission 0:32:00 – Motion to approve all items starting with #6, except 12, 14, 17.  Approved. 0:32:50 – Item 12: Ban clearcutting.  Approved 0:36:10 – Item 14: City-wide park consultant service.  Approved. 0:46:55 – Oral Comm, READ MORE

Weekly News (08/28 – 09/03):

Highlight: 1. Support freedom of speech! Cupertino residents being sured by two former mayors hired by Vallco’s developer — Sand Hill Property Co. You may find the detailed story at our website: http://www.bettercupertino.org/#!residents-being-sued/j8qk0 Upcoming event: 1. Please visit Better Cupertino’s booth at the Fall Festival at Memorial Park on Sept. 10 2. Better Cupertino will start information meeting from next Sunday. And our weekend library booth will continue. For details, please check www.bettercupertino.org

Weekly News (08/13 – 08/19)

Highlights: 1. CCSGI supporters filed an appeal on Monday 08/15 to the Court of Appeal of the State of California Sixth Appellate District regarding the case of misleading ballot language. 2. Cupertino City council candidate Jerry Liu’s campaign kickoff was on 08/16. Three council members and several Better Cupertino members attended the event. Jerry told people that he want to be a bridge among all parties and hope that will benefit our community. Upcoming events: 1. Liangfang Chao, one of the founders of Better Cupertino, decided to run for CUSD board. Her campaign kickoff will be on this Sunday, 08/21 at 6148 Bollinger Rd, San READ MORE

Weekly News (08/06 – 08/12)

November election is coming! Better Cupertino will start our weekly update to provide information to all the residents who concerned about the development issue in Cupertino.  Highlights: The Registrar of Voter’s Office assigned the measure letters. The measure letters are interesting:     CCSGI — Measure C, the Citizens’ Initiative     Vallco — Measure D, the Developer’s Initiative Please tell all your friends: Vote YES on C and Vote NO on D, Support Citizens and Defeat Developers! 2. The Judge at Santa Clara County Court rejected CCSGI’s petition to correct the misleading wording of ballot question. The plaintiffs decided to request the appellate court to intervene since our READ MORE

Growthzilla is on the Loose Again!

Growthzilla is on the Loose Again! Prevent Developers from Destroying Cupertino and Our Schools. ACT NOW! Attend and Speak at Council Meetings to urge them to – Respect Current Zoning… – Save Our City from Community Benefits, which only benefit developers. ACT NOW! Attend Next Council Meeting: March 3 at 6:45pm. Place: Community Hall, next to Cupertino Library. Wear RED to support CRSZ (Cupertino Residents for Sensible Zoning), and BetterCupertino. The Council only pays attention when residents show up in large numbers at meetings. They do not believe in any online petition or paper petition. When more than 300 residents READ MORE