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Good morning, its Monday, Feb. 22.

Here are this week’s top stories.

State guidance permits all outdoor sports competition starting Friday, but Santa Clara County could hold off

The California Department of Public Health today loosened its youth sports restrictions, permitting all outdoor sports — including football, water polo, field hockey and soccer, among others — to resume inter-team competitions on Feb. 26 in counties with fewer than 14 cases per 100,000 in the population.

COVID-19 Updates

Wednesday, Feb. 17: Santa Clara County to expand vaccine eligibility to Phase 1B.

Gluten-free bakery Sweet Diplomacy brings a community of food lovers often left out, together

When Melody Hu happened to run out of regular flour while baking muffins at home one afternoon five years ago, she discovered gluten-free, mochiko rice flour to be a perfectly delicious substitute. The result of this accidental discovery is Sweet Diplomacy, a 100% gluten-free bakery nestled in downtown Los Altos.

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

The stereotypical high school garage band features so-so music and overly baggy cargo shorts, but Metro is no typical high school band.

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Riley Carolan, loaf novice, starts popular Castilleja bread baking club

Where’d all the bread flour go? Since the beginning of quarantine, a surge in at-home bread baking has taken place, causing an unprecedented demand for bread flour.
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