The Talon

Mall-o-Scopes: Which Local Shopping Spot is Best For You?

Nicole Schreiber, Staff Writer

March 25, 2008

Shopping: Either you love it or you hate it, because it can leave you thoroughly satisfied or extremely frustrated. Here are some tips to help you find the mall that best suits your personality and interests to ensure an enjo...

A Site Worth Seeing: Yelp.com

Alex Williamson, Staff Writer

March 25, 2008

For too long, people have searched without hope of finding the commodities of life. Even with the rising number “trained” physicians, it’s hard to find a decent doctor who has bedside manners better than that of a baboon. R...

Be Patriotic, Read Comics

Dieter Joubert, Business Manager

March 25, 2008

Comics have been around since as early as the 1930’s and have a long history of developing into more complex and exciting stories. With so many comics to choose from these days, The Talon looks at the most popular series in c...

Become a Mountain Man, Hike in the Bay Area

Brian Walz, Staff Writer

March 25, 2008

Many individuals, students and teachers alike seek ways to escape from their stressful lives and simply appreciate the world around them—hiking is one way to do this. Since Los Altos is not a large city, there are many different...

Paul’s Wall

Paul Winterbotham, Senior Writer

March 25, 2008

Pepsi is having a new sweepstakes, but chances are you haven’t heard about it. At least, I hadn’t heard about it and I usually know all about these sweepstakes. You see, I happen to be a devout participant in any type of...

God Make Air, Man Make Air Freshener

Jamil Poonja, Managing Editor

March 4, 2008

Garbage on its way into the trash can, sweat after an hour-long sports practice and soggy socks on the bedroom floor (a week after splashing in the puddles) can leave just about anything stained with a horrible stench. But any...

Jack Johnson Just Not Up to Par in Latest Outing

Natalie Larsen, Senior Writer

March 4, 2008

Jack Johnson is not a professional surfer or a beach boy, and his summer is by no means endless. His music is a far leap from the clap-along bonfire “Barbara Ann” days of surfing grooves, but Johnson has always been able to...

Jumper: A Review

Kate Keenan, Staff Writer

March 4, 2008

With a star-studded cast including Hayden Christensen, Rachel Bilson, Samuel L. Jackson and Diane Lane, expectations were high for the new action-packed thriller “Jumper.” Unfortunately, great things were expected, but great...

The Baer Necessities

Stephanie Baer, Content Editor

March 4, 2008

Over February break, I spent a lot of time hanging out with my grandpa Ted, who is currently living at the Bridgeport Senior Apartments while he recovers from the stroke he suffered last December. Before moving to Bridgepoint, he stayed at th...

‘Turok’ Takes on Tyrannosaurus Rexes

Scott Stephens, Staff Writer

March 4, 2008

Some people decide they want to be Superman. Others wish they were just like Batman. The lame ones decide they want to be Spider-man. But in this day and age, there is a new hero to idolize. He is Turok, the Indian soldier of...

Midnight Bites: The Best Late Night Snack Spots

Courtney Moulds, Staff Writer

March 4, 2008

It’s 11:30 on a Saturday night, and you’re still out with all you friends looking for a place to find a quality late-night meal. The question is where can you go when you want something in the wee hours of the night? Since a...

A Site Worth Seeing: JibJab.com

Ava Foudeh, Staff Writer

March 4, 2008

During the 2004 election, the world turned to a flash cartoon of Bush and Kerry pointing out each other’s faults to the tune of “This Land.” Now during this year’s presidential race, we once again turn to JibJab.com f...

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