Cupertino

Cupertino is a city located in the southwestern portion of the San Francisco Bay Area and the northwestern corner of the 408 area code. The city has a population of 58,302 people and is predominantly Asian, with over half of the residents being of Asian descent. Cupertino was ranked by Money magazine as the 27th-best small town in America in 2012. The city is internationally-known as being the home of the headquarters for Apple Incorporated. Other companies with their headquarters located in Cupertino are Cloud.com, Packeteer, Chordiant, Trend Micro, Lab126, and Seagate Technology. Limestone mining and cement manufacturing tied to the mining are another large industry in Cupertino because of the presence of the Permanente Quarry. Apple is the largest employer in Cupertino, and other major employers include Oracle, Hewlett-Packard, ArcSight, Chordiant, and Lehigh Southwest Cement.

Attorneys and others who are fascinated by Japanese culture enjoy attending Cupertino’s annual Cherry Blossom Festival, which is held in honor of Cupertino’s sister city of Toyokawa, Japan. Indian-Americans from all over the 408 area code head to Cupertino to celebrate Diwali at the city’s Diwali Festival. Those hunting for a bargain look forward to Cupertino’s annual City-wide Garage Sale. Legal fans of the Bard living in the 408 area code love attending the free Shakespeare in the Park performances in Cupertino every summer. Lawyers and other residents who love the outdoors enjoy hiking in Rancho San Antonio County Park, which features 23 miles of running trails. Apple Computer fans from all over the world enjoy making pilgrimages to the Apple Incorporated headquarters, especially to the Apple company store where they may purchase t-shirts, caps and accessories with the Apple logo on them. Lawyer fishermen regularly go to the nearby Steven’s Creek Reservoir to catch fish, though they do not consumer the fish because of the high levels of mercury present in the fish that reside in the reservoir.