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562 Flea: How One Man is Helping Small Businesses Thrive

562 Flea Market's logo can be seen all over the Whittier location as attendees visit the various booths. Photo courtesy of Carlos Vega
November 22, 2020

Whittier Boulevard remained busy while A Tribe Called Quest blasted in the lot of Margarita’s Fashions which was filled with masked vendors and customers looking for good deals. 27-year-old Andres...

Applying For College During Distance Learning

Although seniors are struggling with college applications, there are resources and help available. Graphic by Rufina Chow
November 17, 2020

It is that time of the year again for seniors to go through the long and grueling process of filling out college applications with academic achievements, volunteering hours, and extracurricular activities.  Filling...

The Silent Generation Speaks Up on COVID-19

Anita Acuña smiles wide with her grandchild, reflecting on the Polio epidemic during a new pandemic, COVID-19. Photo by Lauren Stratton.
October 29, 2020

COVID-19 isn’t the first nor will it be the last pandemic humanity will ever face. Past generations have all dealt with some sort of outbreak in their lifetimes and pulled through stronger than before....

ASL Club Enlightens Students on Deaf Community

October 29, 2020

Our planet Earth has over 7.5 billion people currently residing on it, and around 466 million of those 7.5 billion are deaf. Individuals who are deaf benefit from others learning sign language as less...

Junior Home Page Provides Resources During Distance Learning

Juniors access the Junior Homepage for multiple resources to guide them on their search for the ideal college. Photo Courtesy of Patricia Higgins
October 21, 2020

Distance learning has become the new normal and new struggle for Los Altos High School students, especially for juniors. However, Los Altos is continuing to provide juniors with great resources to ensure...

LAHS Diversity and Inclusion Creates Positive School Environment

Pictured here is the official logo for ASB’s Diversity and Inclusion, @lahsdiversityinclusion on Instagram.
October 14, 2020

The outside world is filled with the chaos of social justice issues and a pandemic ravaging the population. In turn, it has left students to reflect on how to improve in schools. This summer, Los Altos...

Stay-At-Home Parents Stay Restricted

Junior Rufina Chow’s mother continues doing housework to pass time.
October 14, 2020

Hearing the high pitch alarm ringing promptly at 6 A.M., stay-at-home parent, Flora, wakes up groggily, wanting to fall right back asleep. Instead, she forces herself off her bed and makes her way to her...

KIWIN’S: Together in Service and in Quarantine

The official slogan and Remind code for KIWINS, @los.atos.kiwins on Instagram.
October 14, 2020

In an environment as vulnerable as high school, students struggle with finding a sense of belonging. KIWIN’S can be just what students are looking for to build relationships and give back to the community. KIWIN’S...

Sophomore Student Finds Way to Uplift Others Amid Pandemic

Sophomore Fiona Ngo shares her favorite quotes to inspire and uplift followers.
October 14, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic took the world by storm and left many devastated, but sophomore Fiona Ngo found a way to uplift people’s spirits and leave a positive impact on others. In late July, an Instagram...

An Athlete By Choice A Writer With Passion

An Athlete By Choice A Writer With Passion
February 28, 2019

From getting a press pass, sitting on the bleachers to being able to interview athletes face to face. Damien Alvarado has began to take his sports writing to another level. Alvarado started his sports...

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