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Good morning. Its Monday, Oct. 11.

Here are the week’s top stories.

PHOTOS: Homecoming at Mountain View High

Mountain View High celebrated homecoming last week, recognizing this year’s homecoming court at the parade and football game on Friday. Both events also featured performances from Spartan cheer, Dance Spectrum and MVHS instrumental music.

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

Interactive displays scattered the streets of Downtown Palo Alto with ambient music and colorful lighting in Code:ART, an “interactive new media festival.”


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Bay Area health officers set criteria for removing indoor mask mandate

Bay Area health officers yesterday set criteria for rescinding indoor mask requirements, potentially paving the way for a removal of the mandate previously set in August.


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  • Free in-person tutoring provided by the Bay Area Tutoring Association for grades 7-12 at the Los Altos Library, Mondays-Thursdays, 3:30 P.M.-5:00 P.M., September 20-December 17.

Chronic absenteeism in PAUSD secondary schools increases by 1.6 percentage points from 2020 levels

Newly released Palo Alto Unified School District attendance data shows that chronic absenteeism among the district’s high schooler student body has increased by 1.6 percentage points this year.

PHOTOS: Senior sunrise at Los Altos High

Seniors at Los Altos High School gathered on the field for fun and hot chocolate in the Class of 2022’s “Senior Sunrise” event Friday before school.

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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.

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.
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