Naina Srivastava

Naina Srivastava, Reporter

Naina is a beat reporter covering the City of Los Altos, and is also currently a reporter at the Mountain View High School Oracle. Naina is a junior at Mountain View, and joined the Post in June 2021.


Code:ART festival brings interactive installations by local artists to Downtown Palo Alto

STORY BY NAINA SRIVASTAVA, PHOTOS BY EMILY YAO Interactive displays scattered the streets of Downtown Palo Alto with ambient music and colorful lighting in Code:ART, an “interactive new media festival.” The festival, which ran from Oct. 7–9 and consisted of seven displays, was hosted by the City of Palo Alto Public Art Program in an…

Everything you need to know about the drought, and how it affects Santa Clara County

STORY BY NAINA SRIVASTAVA AND MELODY XU, PHOTO BY ARYA NASIKKAR Droughts are nowhere near a new phenomenon in California, and it can be easy to tune out the constant stream of emergency declarations and best practices.  But Santa Clara County has been in a drought emergency — a serious one — since early July.…

Los Altos to reopen city facilities in September

STORY BY NAINA SRIVASTAVA, PHOTOS BY ARYA NASIKKAR Public facilities in Los Altos will reopen for in-person service beginning Sept. 2. Since Mar. 2020, all city facilities — including City Hall, the Police Department and the Maintenance Service Center — have been closed to the public in adherence with county COVID-19 guidelines, offering services virtually instead of…

New Palo Alto teen clinic offers drop-in, accessible mental health care

STORY BY NAINA SRIVASTAVA, PHOTOS BY ARYA NASIKKAR Teens in the Palo Alto area now have access to a groundbreaking walk-in mental health clinic, allcove, a newly-opened network of integrated youth mental health centers. Recently launched alongside a location in San Jose, allcove’s Palo Alto location provides free or low-cost walk-in mental health services for…

A slice of California: State of Mind Public House and Pizzeria serves locally-sourced passion

STORY BY NAINA SRIVASTAVA, PHOTOS BY ARYA NASIKKAR Enter a new state of mind: the embodiment of all things California, tossed into the form of a family-owned pizzeria. Known for its distinct Californian dishes and family-friendly dining experience, State of Mind Public House and Pizzeria embraces the entire founding family’s passions. The Downtown Los Altos…