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Cupertino is a city in Santa Clara County, California in the United States, directly west of San Jose on the western edge of the Santa Clara Valley with portions extending into the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Cupertino was named after Arroyo San José de Cupertino (now Stevens Creek) and after the town of Copertino in the Apulia region of Italy. An affluent city, Cupertino is ranked by Forbes as one of the most educated small towns. It is perhaps best known as being the home town of Apple Inc.’s corporate headquarters. It has also been named as the 7th happiest suburb in the United States, ranking highly in the Income, Safety, Marriage, and Education categories.
De Anza College opened in 1967. The college, named for Juan Bautista De Anza, occupies a 112-acre site that was the location of a winery built at the turn of the 20th century, called Beaulieu by its owners, Charles and Ella Baldwin. Their mansion has now become the California History Center. De Anza College now has about 22,000 students and is a hub of activity in the city. Its flea market, held the first Saturday of the month, attracts thousands from around the area.
Hollyhill Hummingbird Farm educates the community on growing fruit and vegetables, and raising chickens, in an organic and sustainable manner. Rancho San Antonio is a popular recreational area for hikers and biking activity. Rancho San Antonio is located between the Monta Vista area of Cupertino and the border of Los Altos.
Cupertino is one of many cities that claim to be the “heart” of Silicon Valley, as many semi-conductor and computer companies were founded here and in the surrounding areas. The worldwide headquarters for Apple Inc. is located here in a modern complex circled by the Infinite Loop.