The Talon

You Can ‘Pizza My Heart’ Anytime, Baby

Mark Levin, Staff Writer

October 17, 2008

Mountain View is going to serve waves of hungry souls this fall with the opening of Pizza My Heart in the shopping center on El Monte Road and El Camino Real. From first sight, Pizza My Heart emerges as not just a simple pizza...

Let the Summer Festivities Begin

Kelly Wang, Staff Writer

May 30, 2008

Sleeping in, tanning by the beach, living on ice cream and … marching in a parade? You can do that and more at four festivals and fairs bound to further heat up the Bay Area this upcoming summer. San Francisco Pride The streets of San Franc...

The Baer Necessities

Stephanie Baer, Content Editor

May 30, 2008

Unlike the other three columnists, I have one more year at Los Altos and therefore I cannot write an account of my experiences at the school, since more are bound to happen to me in the next year. So while the seniors prepare to...

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

Dieter Joubert, Business Manager

May 30, 2008

“The Chronicles of Narnia” is back, but the potential of source material continues to be untapped in the second installment. Set a year after the four Pevensies return from the fantasy land of Narnia after the first install...

Paul’s Wall

Paul Winterbotham, Senior Writer

May 30, 2008

“It’s something unpredictable/But in the end it’s right/I hope you had the time of your life” - “Good Riddance” -Green Day There is a reason why this song is played on repeat at every slideshow, graduation ceremon...

Two Local Fondue Shops Go Head-To-Head in an Epic Buck Battle

Natalie Larsen and Ava Foudeh

May 30, 2008

The Melting Pot What do applies, sausages and pound cake have in common? They are all available to dip in fondue at the Melting Pot. At first glance the restaurant may look ordinary in the busy bustle of downtown San Jose, but ...

Grand Theft Auto is Back to Its Old Shenanigans

Paul Winterbotham and Doug Sangster

May 30, 2008

Stealing cars, slapping hoes and causing full-scale city riots are habits that are not encouraged in the real world. However, for those that simply need to participate in these activities, Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto IV, a...

Fraîche Freezes the Fruit For the Flurry of New Customers

Brian Walz, Staff Writer

May 2, 2008

Blending together organic healthy ingredients in the back room of the store, Fraîche workers have found a way to deliver healthy and delicious European-style yogurt and frozen yogurt to anyone venturing through downtown Palo...

Frozen Dairy, Give Me Frostbite

Jade Shi, Senior Writer

May 2, 2008

Customers who walk into the store are greeted by  a sweet aroma filling the air. Familiar smells, along with a whirlwind of new ones, call to the customers. They are all the mysterious concoctions that mold together to form a si...

A Site Worth Seeing

Claire Bedard, Senior Writer

May 2, 2008

There comes a time in an entertainment lover’s life when search engines become tedious, and word-of-mouth inefficient and lackluster. When that time comes, it may be time to try metacritic.com. The website takes the massive n...

Paul’s Wall

Paul Winterbotham, Senior Writer

May 2, 2008

I had a revelation not too long ago as I attended a Giants  game: being old sucks. There is no nice way to put it; life as a young adult is nothing what is hyped up to be, and I am considering taking Ponce de Léon’s path ...

Army of Two Brings Back The Bang of Two Guns

Paul Winterbotham, Senior Writer

May 2, 2008

Fighting in wars on foreign soil is not always an appealing job, hence the drop in the army recruitment numbers. But most people would not mind staying on their couch and battling it out on Electronic Arts’ Army of Two (AoT), out ...

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