The city of Cupertino Recognizes Extra Steps Taken (CREST) Award, honors outstanding community volunteers (Individuals or organizations) making major contributions to the quality of life in Cupertino during the year 2011.
The Cupertino Senior TV Production Group, The Better Part, is the longest running Public Access TV show in Cupertino. During 2010 The Better Part TV Production Group cablecast 48 different shows to cities in Santa Clara, San Mateo, and Santa Cruz counties. On August 26, 2010 The Better Part produced its 1000th show, which was cablecast on October 2010. This dedicated and enthusiastic group of 24 Cupertino Senior Center volunteers is making a difference through Public Access Television, by meeting twice a week to produce their weekly show. The members perform all the duties: camera, directing, audio, producing, video editing and script writing to name a few.