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Good morning. Its Monday, Oct. 4.

Here are the week’s top stories.


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New Los Altos community center opens in grand ceremony

The Los Altos Community Center held its grand opening on Saturday, complete with several speeches, a ribbon cutting ceremony (with a comically large pair of scissors) and a tour of the facility.

Bomb threat prompts Los Altos High evacuation

A bomb threat at Los Altos High Friday morning prompted an evacuation of the campus and surrounding residences.


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California to require COVID-19 vaccination for all eligible K–12 students

The state of California will soon require all eligible K–12 students in the state to receive their COVID-19 vaccines for in-person school attendance, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced today in a press conference.

Local artists showcase glass-blown pumpkins at 26th annual Great Glass Pumpkin Patch

Local artists and art studios showcased thousands of glass pumpkins at the Palo Alto Art Center’s 26th annual Great Glass Pumpkin Patch this weekend.

In case you missed it: 

MVLA’s mental health resources, explained

You don’t need to know all the details of the Mountain View–Los Altos Union High School District’s mental health infrastructure to ask for help. For some, though, knowing what’s there in the first place might make it easier. Here’s a guide to all the district’s mental health resources, and how to access them.

How a local muralist’s work brings color to her community

From chic, modern line art to blossoming flowers and vibrant colors, Morgan Bricca’s murals add flair, character and a sense of togetherness to the walls of her community. Read about Bricca, a local muralist who spoke at the Los Altos History Museum last week.
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