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Today at 6 p.m., Los Altos leadership held a town hall to address concerns about the Los Altos Police Department.
Los Altos residents speak out against police in town hall meeting
By Mira Sundar and Anika Sikka | July 28, 2020

Los Altos city leadership held a virtual town hall regarding concerns about the Los Altos Police Department (LAPD) today at 6 p.m. Many voiced frustrations about the recent report from the LAPD showing that the department disproportionately arrests and cites Black and Hispanic residents. Among the...

Mountain View residents call for city council to cut police budget
Mountain View residents call for city council to cut police budget
By Cedric Chan and Tomoki Chien | June 9, 2020

Today, at 6:30 p.m., the Mountain View City Council met to address public concerns about police reform and budget cuts, among other agenda items. The meeting opened with a statement by Mountain View Police...

Husband and wife duo Todd Wangsness, a history teacher, and Margaret Bennett, an English teacher, are used to working at the same school, but with the shelter-in-place orders, they’re now working in the same house. Wangsness and Bennett also have two sons: Luke, who is a rising junior at the University of California at Davis, and James, who will be a freshman at Princeton University this fall.
QuaranTeachers: an immersive Q&A
By Elli Lahdesmaki, Marie Godderis, and Elana Eisenberg | June 15, 2020

We know it's summer, but you probably still feel isolated from your teachers and want to know how they're doing during quarantine. Talon's got your back! We interviewed some of your faves to give you a...

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