In the News

October 5, 2018

Savita Vaidhyanathan endorsed by The Mercury News

“Voters need to elect council members who can bridge that divide and make progress attracting more affordable housing for workers and creating more walkable neighborhoods. Three positions are open in the citywide elections. We recommend incumbent Savita Vaidhyanathan…” Read More

September 13, 2018

Savita Vaidhyanathan, Hung Wei and Orrin Mahoney endorsed by Cupertino Chamber of Commerce

“Cupertino faces challenges involving traffic, housing and redevelopment. These candidates have the experience and abilities to move our community forward.”

— Andrew Walters,
Chamber of Commerce Board President

August 21, 2018

Savita Vaidhyanathan votes Yes to approve Regnart Creek Trail engineering study for transit alternatives

“Bike and pedestrian trails provide safe routes to school for kids, reduce school traffic congestion, and provide a safe way for young and old to get to their destination. They’re also a great place to get exercise and meet neighbors.”

— Savita Vaidhyanathan

December 17, 2017

Mayor Savita Vaidhyanathan heaped with praise by her colleagues
— San Jose Mercury News

City Manager David Brandt said Savita’s mantra of “seniors, youth and the environment” made it easy to guide policy during the year, which included launching a senior transit pilot project and a student carpool pilot project.

“Thank you for being so clear in your message,” Brandt said.

December 17, 2016

Savita Vaidhyanathan sworn in as Cupertino’s first Mayor of Indian origin

“For the first time, an Indian-American woman has been elected as the new Mayor of the key Californian city of Cupertino, globally known for its Apple headquarters.”

— The Economic Times

June 14, 2016

Savita Vaidhyanathan votes Yes to approve 2016 Bicycle Transportation Plan as a viable alternative to auto transit

“I enthusiastically support the Bicycle Transportation Plan. It does a great job of prioritizing projects that support and promote bicycling in Cupertino. The plan includes facilities like separated bikeways and bike boulevards to help with traffic congestion and encourage healthy lifestyles.”

— Savita Vaidhyanathan

June 2, 2015

Savita Vaidhyanathan votes Yes to approve Community Choice Energy seed funding for a healthier environment

“Promoting a healthier environment and reducing greenhouse gases simply makes sense–we only have one planet to live on. That’s why I strongly support Citizen’s Choice Energy–it’s a great alternative to traditional fossil fuel electric generation plants.”

— Savita Vaidhyanathan