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Varsity Football Loses 0-34 to Cupertino

October 6, 2012

The varsity football team lost to Cupertino High School 0-34 yesterday, October 5. Playing a home game in front of a hopeful crowd of fans, the team fell behind early and couldn’t mount a comeback in the second half. Los Altos...

Which Wich: Q & A with Owner Darryl Putnam

May 22, 2012

The Talon: When did you get into the restaurant business? Darryl: I began working in a restaurant when I was 20 and slowly moved my way up to assistant manager. My wife, Leah, and I met when we were both managing restaurants. She grew...

Video Classes are a Must

May 2, 2012

Video has become one of the most popular media for information in the past decades for a very clear reason: its accessible nature makes it easy for audiences to digest and understand. High schools across the nation are picking...

Exchange Student Adjusts to New Life

May 2, 2012

Sophomore Francesco Facciaponte’s dream of coming to America began a few years ago as he sat with his friends by a small lake near his home town of Aschassenburg, Germany. “One of [my friend’s] siblings had gone to Australia,...

Los Altos Defeats Cupertino 48-21

October 16, 2010

The Los Altos Eagles [5-0-1 (3-0)] crushed the Cupertino Pioneers [1-5-0 (0-2)] 48-21 in an afternoon game at Los Altos High School. The Eagles stormed out to a 14-0 lead midway through the first quarter. Senior Edwin Zuniga...

School Marked as Pending ‘Program Improvement’

September 19, 2010

The California Department of Education (CDE) has marked the school as a pending “Program Improvement” (PI) school for the 2009-2010 year as of last Monday, September 13. According to the CDE, PI schools and districts are...

Organizations hold pro-choice, pro-life protests downtown

January 22, 2010

The annual rally Step Out for Pro-Choice, sponsored by the Los Altos-Mountain View Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), took place in downtown Los Altos today, Friday, January 22 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30...

Students Petition City for Skate Park

November 24, 2008

A group of skateboarders recently brought a petition before both the Los Altos School District (LASD) and City Council to request that a skate park be built in Los Altos. The students, many of whom attend Egan Junior High School,...

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