Month: November 2023

November 2023 Newsletter: July 4th fireworks defunded, Cupertino’s first Builder’s Remedy apartment project, and more

What’s in this issue: Cupertino Cancels July 4th Fireworks While many residents were preparing for their Thanksgiving holiday, the Cupertino City Council decided to cut its July 4th fireworks display. There was no community input taken in staff’s recommendation to axe the popular fireworks show, enjoyed by thousands of residents for decades. The suggestion to […]

Cupertino Receives First Builder’s Remedy Project Application

Cupertino has been vulnerable to the “Builder’s Remedy” since it missed its January 2023 deadline for an approved Housing Element from the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD).  The “Builder’s Remedy” is a State law that allows developers to bypass local zoning laws for projects that offer affordable housing. Menlo Park developer Acclaim Properties has submitted […]

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