About the area:
Situated between Downtown San Jose and the Sunnyvale areas, is the Silicon Valley’s best kept secret. . . Cupertino. Cupertino houses some of the largest high-technology firms in the world, like Apple Computers, Hewlett-Packard, Tandem Computers and rapidly growing companies such as Symantec and NetManage. The City of Cupertino owns 150.8 acres of parkland comprised of ten neighborhood parks and four special purpose parks (Memorial Park, McClellan Ranch Park, Blackberry Farm and Creekside Park). Cupertino Union School District, with state and national recognition for the excellence of its schools, serves 15,700 students representing 48 different languages in a 26-square mile area that includes the City of Cupertino and portions of five other cities in California's Silicon Valley.