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The District is planning a hybrid in-person return to campus for this semester.
MVLA planning hybrid in-person return for this semester
By Olivia Hewang and Natalie Wei | September 18, 2020

The Mountain View–Los Altos School District is currently planning a hybrid return to campus in cohorts for this semester, according to Superintendent Nellie Meyer. MVLA administrators will make an official recommendation regarding an in-person return at the board meeting on Monday, October 5.  The...

Five females robbed the Standard Liquor store in Downtown Los Altos.
Five rob Standard Liquor in Downtown Los Altos
By Mira Sundar and Anika Sikka | September 18, 2020

Five females, who appear to be teenagers, robbed Standard Liquor in Downtown Los Altos three days ago on Tuesday, September 15, at 8:17 p.m.  The store manager, Ramana Srirama, was not seriously injured...

Julie Ogilvie of Village Pantry stands in front of her store. The BAE Initiative, a group of LAHS seniors, has interviewed and discussed with nine Los Altos businesses to understand how they dealing with the pandemic.
The BAE Initiative takes a deep dive into Los Altos businesses
By Ben Falkenburg, Guest Writer | August 31, 2020

In Downtown Los Altos, whispers permeate every level of business — from law firms to pizzerias — over the arrival of a “new normal.” The discussion began in March when storefronts indefinitely...

With canceled sports and art classes, parents have been scrambling to involve their children in enriching opportunities while they’re stuck at home. With a passion for everything marching band, senior Ella Freda-Eskenazi founded Rhythm In Place to give children of all ages the opportunity to find comfort in music through virtual tutoring sessions, free of charge.
Rhythm In Place makes virtuosos virtually
By Cedric Chan and Allan Feldman | August 30, 2020

As the humdrum months of quarantine have drawn on, many have found themselves trying a bit of everything to stay busy. Music has taken a place of solace for many, but with shelter-in-place orders, not...

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