Cupertino Chamber Announces Endorsements for City Council

2020-09-18T12:24:08-07:00

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: September 18, 2020 Cupertino Chamber of Commerce Announces City Council Candidate Endorsements CUPERTINO, CA – At a special meeting Thursday afternoon, the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce made endorsements for the Cupertino city council election this November 3. “The Covid-19 pandemic and its economic fallout have fundamentally challenged the wellbeing of our community,” said Chamber President-Elect Sean Panchal. “Successfully healing our community will come from leaders who know the community, understand the issues, and bring our diverse community together. The Chamber board believes that Hung Wei and J.R. Fruen are the candidates that will best represent [...]

Cupertino Chamber Announces Endorsements for City Council2020-09-18T12:24:08-07:00

2020 Cupertino STAR Awards Recipients Announced

2020-09-03T17:11:44-07:00

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: September 3, 2020 2020 Cupertino STAR Award Recipients Announced CUPERTINO, CA – Each year, the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce recognizes the outstanding people, organizations, and businesses in our community. 2020 has been an extraordinary year, so it is appropriate to acknowledge a few extraordinary people. This year’s STAR Awards offer a constellation of shining lights in our community. Citizen of the Year: Josh Selo, West Valley Community Services Non-Profit of the Year: West Valley Community Services Business of the Year: Rotary Club of Cupertino President’s Award: Marieann Shovlin, League of Women Voters STAR of Cupertino [...]

2020 Cupertino STAR Awards Recipients Announced2020-09-03T17:11:44-07:00

Propositions and Measures on the November 3, 2020 ballot

2020-09-01T14:09:54-07:00

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: August 13, 2020 Your Vote Counts! CUPERTINO, CA – At a regular meeting of its board, the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce adopted unanimous positions on Propositions and Measures on the November 3, 2020 ballot.  Proposition 15: Oppose. The stated goals of the proposition cannot overcome the fact that it doesn’t work. Prop 13 needs reform, and education needs support; Prop 15 accomplishes neither. Neither does Prop 15 protect small businesses. Any local small business renting a storefront on a commercial property worth more than $3 million (virtually ALL brick and mortar stores in Cupertino) will [...]

Propositions and Measures on the November 3, 2020 ballot2020-09-01T14:09:54-07:00

Preparing for an PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff

2020-08-03T19:53:42-07:00

The Office of Emergency Management would like us to share the following message with you. Please help us expand the reach to your community audiences to create greater awareness and engagement of emergency preparedness in case of an PSPS event. The COVID-19 pandemic reminds us of the importance of being prepared for the unexpected. As we are in peak wildfire season, it's important to also be aware that a PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) may occur at any time. Did you know that you may be at risk of a power shutoff even if you do not live in [...]

Preparing for an PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff2020-08-03T19:53:42-07:00

Governor Announces New Business Closures 7/13/2020

2020-07-13T21:55:57-07:00

July 13, 2020 at 5:09:52 PM PDT Statement of the Santa Clara County Public Health Department regarding the Governor’s announcement: Today, the Governor took bold statewide action to respond to the rapid and troubling growth of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations across California.  Reducing transmission statewide is critical to controlling the pandemic.  According to the State’s website (covid19.ca.gov): Effective immediately, California closes some indoor business operations statewide and additional indoor operations in counties on Monitoring List for 3 consecutive days.  Statewide indoor closures include restaurants, bars and breweries, wineries & tasting rooms, movie theaters, family entertainment centers, zoos and museums, and [...]

Governor Announces New Business Closures 7/13/20202020-07-13T21:55:57-07:00

July 3, 2020 Re-Opening Tool Kit

2020-07-03T11:48:46-07:00

July 3, 2020 Re-opening Toolkit Simple and Direct: Our team at the Cupertino Chamber of Commerce has recently put together a Re-opening Toolkit for the business community. This toolkit will help cut through the noise. It is an important starting point on our road to recovery. Follow us for resources, information, and support for your business and for Cupertino.

July 3, 2020 Re-Opening Tool Kit2020-07-03T11:48:46-07:00

The new Santa Clara County Health Officer Order, issued July 2, 2020

2020-07-02T17:20:46-07:00

https://www.sccgov.org/sites/covid19/Documents/07-02-20_executive_summary.pdf New Order Issued July 2, 2020:  The Health Officer issued a new Order on July 2, 2020.  The County is submitting an application to the State that, if approved, would allow more businesses to open under the State’s Stay-at-Home Order.  The State calls this a “variance.”  If the State approves the County’s application for a variance before July 13, then the Order issued on July 2 goes into effect on July 13.  Otherwise, the Order will go into effect two days after the State approves the County’s variance.  Continue to check the Public Health website for updates.  Below are [...]

The new Santa Clara County Health Officer Order, issued July 2, 20202020-07-02T17:20:46-07:00

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to California Small Businesses

2020-06-29T16:27:44-07:00

NEWS RELEASE   Disaster Field Operations Center West   Release Date:  June 29, 2020 Contact:  Richard A. Jenkins, (916) 735-1500, Richard.Jenkins@sba.gov Release Number:  CA 16502-01 CA 16507-01 Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Blogs & Instagram SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to California Small Businesses SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Small nonfarm businesses in the following counties are now eligible to apply for low‑interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by drought that occurred in the following primary counties in California, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West. Declaration Number Primary [...]

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available to California Small Businesses2020-06-29T16:27:44-07:00

Santa Clara health officer suggests California is reopening too soon

2020-05-27T15:32:47-07:00

Santa Clara health officer suggests California is reopening too soon from politico.com By VICTORIA COLLIVER 05/26/2020 11:07 PM EDT OAKLAND — The local public health officer who led the nation’s first regional shelter-in-place order early in the Covid-19 pandemic sounded the alarm Tuesday on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s swift reopening plans, which now allow haircuts and church services. After keeping the state largely in lockdown since March 19, Newsom has quickly advanced counties that meet certain criteria — now up to 47 out of 58 counties — through his reopening phases. Newsom announced Tuesday that barbers and hair salons can reopen [...]

Santa Clara health officer suggests California is reopening too soon2020-05-27T15:32:47-07:00

Updated Order to Shelter in Place Effective May 22, 2020

2020-05-27T15:24:13-07:00

Last updated: 5/21/2020 8:25 PM Because of the substantial progress our community has achieved in slowing the spread of COVID-19, this updated Shelter-in-Place Order allows certain additional businesses and activities to resume, subject to restrictions to reduce transmission risk. The Order also makes important changes to the Social Distancing Protocol requirements for all operating businesses. This new Order will go into effect at 12:01 am on Friday, May 22, 2020, and will remain in effect until the Health Order amends or rescinds it.  This new Order replaces the prior order, which went into effect on May 4, 2020. We refer to [...]

Updated Order to Shelter in Place Effective May 22, 20202020-05-27T15:24:13-07:00