Natalie Arbatman

Natalie Arbatman, Reporter

Natalie is a junior at Mountain View High School and serves as a general assignment reporter for the Post. In addition, she’s the arts and culture editor on the Mountain View High School Oracle.

Artist of the month: From almonds to album: Palo Alto band connects through music

STORY BY NATALIE ARBATMAN AND AGNES MAR, PHOTOS COURTESY METRO The stereotypical high school garage band features so-so music and overly baggy cargo shorts, but Metro is no typical high school band. Metro, a self-described “dream pop” band, consisting of four members from the Palo Alto area, said that its practices feel like “hangouts” because…

The missing perspective: Mountain View’s RV residents shed light on their daily struggles, the real impact of Measure C and empathy

STORY BY NATALIE ARBATMAN AND CARLY HELTZEL, PHOTOS BY CARLY HELTZEL When Janet Stevens goes for a walk down her street, just like anyone else, she’ll strike up a conversation and smile warmly, talking to her equally friendly neighbors.  But after they watch her cross the road and enter her home, something changes: People avoid…