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The Los Altos City Council voted to remove school resource officers from Los Altos High School.
City Council votes to remove SROs from Los Altos High
By Mira Sundar and Anika Sikka | November 25, 2020

Early this morning, the Los Altos City Council voted unanimously to remove school resource officers from Los Altos High School and to amend the Los Altos Police Department's digital complaint process.  By recommendation from the Los Altos Citizens’ Police Task Force, a third party complaint intake...

The Palo Alto City Council voted to open Foothills Park to non-residents.
Palo Alto to open Foothills Park to non-residents
By Olivia Hewang | November 3, 2020

In a 5–2 vote last night, the Palo Alto City Council passed an ordinance opening Foothills Park to non-residents. The decision follows a staff recommendation created in response to a lawsuit filed by...

Sophomores Diana Suvorova (left) and Naidely Gonzalez-Herrera (right) are half of the winning team of the Young Entrepreneurz Solutions (YES) Business Plan Challenge for their eco-friendly natural shampoo and conditioner brand proposal. YES is just one of the many opportunities the MVLA PEAK program offers students to introduce them to various career paths and develop their skill sets for life after college.
AVID’s PEAK program helps students reach peak potential
By Lauren Morimoto, Staff Writer | November 8, 2020

The Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) Program supports many of Los Altos’ first-generation college students through high school in preparation for success at four-year universities. But...

Editorial: Faillace and Teksler for MVLA Board
Editorial: Faillace and Teksler for MVLA Board
October 13, 2020

In the midst of COVID-19, our community is grappling with the challenges posed by distance learning, supporting students’ mental health and...

Editorial: Kalkat, Meadows and Weinberg for Los Altos City Council
Editorial: Kalkat, Meadows and Weinberg for Los Altos City Council
October 13, 2020

While flies on candidates’ heads have been notably absent from city forums, the Los Altos City Council election remains a crucial event to...

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