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ASB & Renaissance’s Big Move to the A Building

Bianca Flores

September 8, 2017

Filed under Features, News

This summer, ASB and Renaissance made the move to their new rooms, A4 and A5, so they could have more room, and better communication, to organize school events. Last year, and years before that, ASB and Renaissance were in...

CIF Southern Section 41st Annual Football Press Conference

Damien Alvarado

November 30, 2016

Filed under News, Sports

On Monday, Head Coach Dale Ziola and three of his varsity captains attended the Southern Section’s 41st annual football championship press conference luncheon in Long Beach, California. The athletes and coaches ate an honorab...

PSAT Season Begins for Perspective SAT Takers

Sabrina Sanchez

October 14, 2016

Filed under News

As the school year gets into full swing, Los Altos students of all grades are doing all that they can to prepare themselves for an intimidating exam that can open doors, as well as close them- the SAT. Los Altos provides students...

Total Recall: Disney Accused of Culture Appropriation at the Hands of a Costume

Jasmine Alonzo

October 6, 2016

Filed under News

With their upcoming movie Moana soon to come out in theaters, Disney Animation released a costume that mirrors one of the main characters, Maui, that includes a full body brown skin piece covered in tattoos. The costume lead to...

Is the Veggie Burger In or Out on the Menu?

Damian Hernandez

October 1, 2016

Filed under News

In-N-Out is known for its savory food, and for its simplistic menu. A Double Double, Cheeseburger, Hamburger, Fries. If you're craving a drink, they have soda or milkshakes. But not all customers are satisfied with the menu, particularly...

Memorial in Grand Park honors Armenian Genocide Victims

September 20, 2016

Filed under News

On September 17, Clergy leaders and the Armenian community gathered together at five in the afternoon to honor the city of Los Angeles’ first official Armenian genocide memorial, which was revealed at the Grand Park in Downtown...

Rioting in Milwaukee, Black Lives Matters to Blame

Cesar Moreno

September 8, 2016

Filed under News

On August 15 and 16, an uprising occurred in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The rioting followed the shooting of Sylville Smith, 23, on August 14. Delayed in a traffic stop, an officer identified a firearm, with 23 rounds, on Smith. Smith,...

Armed Robbery by a 16 year old at a Local Fruit Vendor

August 26, 2016

Filed under News

On Sunday August 21, 2016, a 16 year old boy robbed a fruit vendor at gunpoint for his profits made from his sale. It occurred in the Denny’s parking lot on 7th Avenue. The robbery occurred at around 12:25 pm, and the suspect has been caught. Freshman Maggie Moreno was shocked to hear about the recent incident. Moreno says,...

America’s presidential election is a two-party system

Emma Eriksen

August 18, 2016

Filed under News

As the date for the November 2016 election draws inevitably nearer, the Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton and the Republican nominee Donald Trump only seem to become more aggressive, both toward each other and in pursuing their...

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