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Silicon Valley fosters an unhealthy competitive environment


November 9, 2017

Written by Grace Tramack Students have plenty to be proud of—awards, grades, extracurriculars—and graduating from a nationally ranked high school is an achievement in itself. However, with Gunn being located in Silicon V...

Tech rules the Valley: Facebook


May 19, 2017

Written by Eric Epstein Facebook,the third most visited website in the world, was founded by Mark Zuckerberg in February 2004. Originally, it was called “The Facebook” and was only available to Harvard students, but it soon...

Silicon Valley: History of Google


May 19, 2017

By Chelsie Park Google is one of the most widely known companies in the world. Since its creation, Google has steadily taken over the internet as the world’s number one search engine. Google currently holds 89 percent of the search...

Silicon Valley: History of Apple


May 19, 2017

Written by Kristen Yee Apple is just one of the major tech companies in the Silicon Valley. e company was founded by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne on April 1, 1976 in the garage of Jobs’ house in Los Altos...

Students showcase leadership with family business: Benji Nio, Esther’s Bakery

Alex Dersh

March 14, 2016

Written by Alex Dersh Esther’s German Bakery is a family-owned bakery located on San Antonio Road in Los Altos. Started in 2004, they sell traditional German pastries and baked goods using healthy and wholesome ingredients. ...

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