Cupertino Community Briefs for the Week of Dec 6

LGBTQ Listening Forum

The city of Cupertino and the Santa Clara County Office of LGBTQ Affairs are hosting a community Listening Forum Dec. 9. Residents are invited to provide feedback on the best ways to work together to support LGBTQ residents in Cupertino.

The Listening Forum is set for 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Community Hall, 10350 Torre Ave. Register at

Vaping survey

On the heels of a new ordinance prohibiting the sale of flavored tobacco products, the city of Cupertino is considering policies to prohibit the sale of vaping/e-cigarette products. Residents can take a short survey to provide feedback on the issue at

Gift of Hope

Cupertino Rotary partners with West Valley Community Services to provide gifts and food to homeless and low-income families living in our service area during the holiday season. Volunteers are needed Dec. 2-10 for gift sorting and inventory, and Dec. 14 for a variety of tasks including event set-up and breakdown, parking attendants and gift wrapping. For more information, contact Bobbi Bornstein at [email protected].

In the running?

Those interested in running for state or local office in the March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary Election have until Dec. 6 at 5 p.m. to file the proper documents.

Local State Senate seats up for election in March include Jim Beall’s, whose District 13 encompasses Cupertino.

Candidates may pick up and file nomination papers at the Registrar of Voters’ Office, 1555 Berger Drive, building 2, in San Jose. They can call the Candidate Services Division at 408-299-8639.

For more information, contact the Registrar of Voters’ Office at 408-299-VOTE (8683) or visit




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