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Good morning, its Monday, March 8.

Here are the week’s top stories.

Anticipating vaccinations, MVLA teachers’ union agrees to April full hybrid return if in orange tier

The Mountain View–Los Altos School District will make a full hybrid return on April 19 provided that the county sits in the orange tier of coronavirus transmission, following an agreement reached with the teachers’ union announced last night. 

Meet Alex Brown, quasi-famous MV activist and ‘Official Guy Who Does Stuff Sometimes I Guess’

Community activist Alex Brown’s official, voted-on title and email signature is the “Official Guy Who Does Stuff Sometimes I Guess,” but it should probably be changed to be “Official Guy Who Does Stuff All the Time.”

Calls persist for Los Altos Council Member Lee Eng to resign

Calls persist for Los Altos Council Member Lynette Lee Eng to resign over comments made at a Nov. 24 meeting, where she falsely accused Keenan Moos, a Black Los Altos resident, of threatening her and her family. 

Here’s some more student journalism you should check out:

Paly club makes change one postcard at a time

Palo Alto High School’s Postcards for Change club seeks to increase youth engagement in politics, and in a rather unique way — writing, decorating and mailing out postcards.

Santa Clara County falls to red tier, heralding a long-awaited return to school

Santa Clara County has fallen to the red tier of coronavirus restrictions, in a shift that follows a recent trend of falling case rates and subsequent relaxing restrictions across the state.

State gives indoor sports the green light

Indoor sports across the state of California may now return to competition following a settlement reached with the “Let Them Play CA” movement on March 4, with subsequent guidance issued by the state health department effective March 5.

In case you missed it: 

“It could be days”: The state of Los Altos’ emergency preparedness, and what you can do to help

As winter storms ravage much of the United States, many residents in cities like Los Altos lie in wait of “the big earthquake” to come in the next few years. While many envision first responders rushing down their streets with sirens blaring, much of the assistance citizens will need will have to come from individuals and neighbors helping one another out.

Chloe Burcell and Justin Emgushov are each other’s fashion consultants and biggest cheerleaders

Cameras flashed as Los Altos High School junior Chloe Burcell turned away from the paparazzi. Sporting a black tank top, black sweatpants and wearing dark sunglasses, Burcell was trying to maintain a low profile.

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

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. 
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