Mia Bassett

Mia Bassett, Videographer

Mia is a videographer, producing human-interest stories. She is a senior at Mountain View High School, and joined the Post in January 2021.

Life-size bears in Downtown Los Altos have residents roaring with excitement

STORY BY NATALIE ARBATMAN, PHOTOS BY MIA BASSETT For an average person, seeing herds of 8-foot-tall bears stalking downtown corners might be frightening, pee-your-pants scary even, but not for the accustomed residents of Los Altos. The Los Altos Rotary Club’s most recent public art project has scattered dozens of painted fiberglass bears around the city,…

PHOTOS: First day of school

PHOTOS BY MIA BASSETT, ARYA NASIKKAR AND EMILY YAO / SPECIAL TO THE MIDPENINSULA POST School’s back in session, and it’s hectic as ever. We sent photographers to Paly, Los Altos and Mountain View to capture the first-day madness.

From records to books, Linden Tree’s 40-year legacy of creating memories for children across the Bay Area

STORY BY MIA BASSETT AND CEDRIC CHAN, PHOTO BY EMILY MCNALLY Linden Tree Children’s Books has transported children to a world of storytelling for generations, almost becoming a bona fide rite of passage in Los Altos. But few remember its origins as a record store 40 years ago. Founded by Dennis and Linda Ronberg in…

VIDEO: A look into MVLA’s current in-person learning program

PRODUCED BY KAITLYN HUANG, MIA BASSETT AND CATHRYN KRAJEWSKI, MUSIC BY TOMOKI CHIEN High schoolers in the Mountain View–Los Altos High School District returned to campuses earlier this month for learning in “stable groups,” participating in remote classes in a study hall supervised by substitute staff. In April, students across the district are slated to make an…