Month: May 2023

Budget Cuts to Hit Cupertino’s Park Maintenance, Pavement Quality, Community Events, and Capital Improvements

The City of Cupertino forecasts a $23.9M deficit from 2023-24. While Mayor Wei, Councilmember Fruen and Vice Mayor Mohan are fixated on persecuting elected officials they disagree with, our serious budgetary issues have gone unattended, which will result in cutbacks to services and personnel in all areas of the City. Here’s how the City plans […]

Santa Clara District Attorney Finds No Evidence of Council Member Interference with Staffing Decisions

The Santa Clara Office of the District Attorney has found no evidence for a referral accusing current and former Cupertino City Council Members of interfering with staff hiring and firing decisions.  Council Members Kitty Moore and Liang Chao prepare for council meetings by reading the materials and asking questions. They have been accused by the […]

May 13th Newsletter: Cupertino’s Resources Spent Scrutinizing a Prior Council’s Actions, and the Latest Budget Updates

  This month, we continue the ongoing coverage of Cupertino’s budget shortfall. This is a critical time as the City evaluates where to cut expenses, from community services to road maintenance. Your input is key – details below. But as Cupertino’s financial situation worsens, several Council Members have instead chosen to prioritize their time (and public resources) scrutinizing […]

Civil Grand Jury Case Consumes Public Resources Scrutinizing Prior Council’s Actions

From 2018-2022, resident-focused Council Members held a 4-1 majority in Cupertino, ensuring that our local government served the needs and interests of residents first. These Council Members pushed back against those who came to Cupertino intent on maximizing profit with little regard for how their actions impact the people who live here. During 2018-2022, the […]

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