Last updateWed, 18 Oct 2017 10am


Flags half-staff in memory of Connecticut shooting victims

The city of Los Altos has lowered its flags in the Community Plaza half staff in mourning the horrible of events of Dec. 14 at a Connecticut elementary school.


A heavily armed gunman killed at least 27 people, 20 of them schoolchildren between ages 5 and 10, before killing himself. National news media reported a 20-year-old gunman, who law enforcement sources identified as Adam Lanza, opened fire on a classroom at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

The Los Altos United Methodist Church held an informal prayer vigil Friday evening to provide a forum of grievers.

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