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Good morning. Its Monday, July 26.

Here are the week’s top stories.

Not so terrible: Terrible Adult Chamber Orchestra takes a different approach to playing ensemble music

Read about the Terrible Adult Chamber Orchestra (TACO), a non-audition group with members ranging from first-time players to veteran musicians.

PAUSD to offer remote learning option for 2021–2022 school year

The Palo Alto Unified School District will offer students a fully remote learning program for the 2021–2022 school year.

Parent group seeks to uplift Latino MVLA students

Read about the Latino Parent Outreach group, an organization seeking to uplift Latino students in the Mountain View–Los Altos Union High School District.

Los Altos Typewriter and Business Machines proves typewriter enthusiasts are not alone in this world

Read about Los Altos Typewriter & Business Machines, a one-man repair business supported by a deceptively large community of typewriter enthusiasts.

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

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 youth aged 12 to 25.

RV residents file lawsuit against Mountain View to block Measure C

RV residents, represented by legal advocacy groups, filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the City of Mountain View in an attempt to overturn Measure C — the ban on oversized vehicles, including RVs, on narrow streets.

Rip, Scoop, Eat: Oren’s Hummus brings authentic Israeli cuisine to the mainstream

Read about how Oren’s Hummus spreads a love for authentic Israeli cuisine across the Bay Area — like hummus across pita.

Newsom declares drought emergency in Santa Clara County, asks residents to reduce water use by 15%

Gov. Gavin Newsom Thursday urged Californians to cut water usage by 15%, and further expanded the state’s emergency drought declaration to include Santa Clara County. 42% of the state’s population now falls under the emergency declaration.

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

Read about how the family-run State of Mind Public House and Pizzeria keeps it fresh with locally-sourced ingredients and passion.

Palo Alto Bell’s Books continues decades-long mission to match the “right books with the right people”

Browsing the shelves of Bell’s Books feels like opening a box of treasures. Customers might encounter first edition Steinbeck novels, an early grimoire (book of spells) or a collection of signed Pablo Picasso work. Read about the used and rare bookstore.
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