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The URB-E in the worlds most compact electric scooter that can achieve speeds of up to 15 mph and can be charged right from your iPhone.This new eco-friendly mode of transportation will be available to consumers for around $1,500.

CES: The tech crunch

Nick Livson, Staff Writer February 12, 2014

The international CES or Consumer Electronics Show is where inventors from all over the world who thrive on the creation of consumer technologies meet. Held in Las Vegas every for 40 years, this tech show...

In n Out, located in San Ramon, is usually quiet and unassuming.

Rioting at In n Out

Lucy Hooper, Social Media Editor February 12, 2014

On Friday January 17th Monte Vista and Cal High students flooded In n Out Burger and caused, not just a food fight, but a riot. In n Out is a place where many go after games to get a bite to eat. During...

A look at the upcoming layout for Broadway Plaza.

Broadway Plaza Additions

Roya Dowlati, Staff Writer February 12, 2014

The popular Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek is about to undergo a serious makeover. The owners are set to invest a quarter-billion dollars i the outdoor downtown mall. On Tuesday February 4th, the City...

Gilles lives up to her “Great Expectations”

Gilles lives up to her “Great Expectations”

Samantha Teshima, Staff Writer February 11, 2014

On February 7, 2014, the NEA Foundation had its Salute to Excellence in Education Gala in Washington D.C. The NEA Member Benefits Award for Teaching Excellence, known as the Academy Award of public education,...

Education Code to Recognize LGBTQ and Disabled Community

Isabella Ordaz, Business Manager December 18, 2013

The passage of the FAIR Education Act and Assembly Bill 1266 are indicators of our progress as an accepting Californian society. Both laws work to represent the LGBTQ (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender...

The leadership class loads up the Adopt-a-Family gifts into a truck to deliver to the Salvation Army. in 2013. Projects like these help students see the importance of giving back.


Hannah Copeland, Staff Writer December 18, 2013

The holiday season is right around the corner, kids of all ages begin writing their gift wishlist. For many families, the holidays are a happy and cheerful time. However, for some it is often stressful...

Hookah pendemic

Hookah pendemic

Georgia Buxton and Taylor Wright December 18, 2013

    At Monte Vista the new phenomenon is the hookah pen. Many students use them at school, thinking that it is allowed, however admin is making students aware that hookah pens are strictly forbidden...

Kimberely Gilles named finalist for national education award

Kimberely Gilles named finalist for national education award

November 22, 2013

  The following is an official Press Release from The NEA Foundation.  WASHINGTON, DC (November 20, 2013) – Kimberley Gilles,  a language arts educator at Monte Vista High School in Danville,...

The dangers of driving

Laura Kenny, Editor in Chief November 20, 2013

     Thousands of teens die every year from car crashes when the driver was distracted or under the influence. The prevention program “Every 15 Minutes” aims to reduce driving while under the influence...

Workday Student Center: center of attention

Chris Bortolon, Staff Writer November 20, 2013

October 29th, the opening day of the new Workday Center, was a monumental day for the Staff and Students of Monte Vista.     Right after school on the 29th, Teachers, Parents, and Students gathered...

Steps to help bullied victims

Isabella Ordaz, Business Manager November 20, 2013

    During an October Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) meeting, Club Advisor Kimberley Gilles highlighted the existence of a school policy that can help victims of harassment.     The steps of the...

Remembering the Pack Children

Georgia Buxton, Staff Writer November 20, 2013

    On the evening of Oct. 26, 2003 most people were going about their normal routines, completely unaware of the tragedy that had just occurred.     The lives of Troy and Alana Pack had just...

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