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Landfill is adding up in the Bay Area

Landfill is adding up in the Bay Area

Lily Bakour, Staff Writer

June 15, 2018


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At the end of the week, every homeowner piles up their trash and puts it in a black bin on their sidewalk to be collected. That next morning, a truck arrives and makes it all disappear, within seconds. However, does the average individual actually know where all of this trash is being taken? As the Bay Area ...

The Human Library is coming to Redwood City

The Human Library is coming to Redwood City

Catherine Dahlberg, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


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A library is typically a place to study, browse, hold meetings, and check out books, periodicals, and videos. Starting in September of this year, Redwood City Library will begin offering a new service to residents — a Human Library, the first of its kind in the Bay Area.    The Human Library, whic...

San Carlos library celebrates Asian-Pacific Heritage Month

San Carlos library celebrates Asian-Pacific Heritage Month

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


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The spirit of the islands has come to San Carlos. On May 19, dancers from Hapa Hula performed at the San Carlos Library in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Hapa Hula is a Bay Area entertainment organization that performs a variety of Polynesian dances and songs from...

Hometown Days brings San Carlos together

Hometown Days brings San Carlos together

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


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With holidays such as the Fourth of July, it is easy to forget about one's hometown. With San Carlos, this is not the case. From May 18–20, the San Carlos Hometown Days Committee and a group of volunteers puts on an event dubbed Hometown Days, featuring music, food, and games. Hometown Days began in 1979 when then-Mayor Pat Bennie and other...

California takes steps to require solar panels on all new homes

California takes steps to require solar panels on all new homes

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

May 19, 2018


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New refrigerator? Check. New couch? Check. New solar panels? Potentially. On Wed. May 8, the California Energy Commission (CEC) voted 5-0 to recommend energy efficiency standards to the state building regulations, which would require solar panels to be put on all new homes built after Jan. 1, 2...

Belmont Library hosts college tuition workshop

Belmont Library hosts college tuition workshop

Justin Som, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


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Every year, college tuition prices are rising. According to Make Lemonade, a site that helps with financial aid, there are 44 million borrowers in the United States who have college debt from these large fees. In light of these tuition issues, Kristi Longoria, a Financial Education Administrato...

San Carlos voices opinions towards potential gun shop opening

San Carlos voices opinions towards potential gun shop opening

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


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The gun control debate has reached the San Carlos Chamber of Commerce.   The potential opening of Turner’s Outdoorsman, a sporting goods store chain known for selling guns, triggered a community reaction which resulted in a moratorium. A moratorium means that the store is temporarily banne...

Animal rights activists connect through ‘Bunnies and Boba’

Animal rights activists connect through ‘Bunnies and Boba’

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


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Vegetarianism is a widely understood concept. Knowledge about veganism, which takes animal rights to another level, is less widespread. Vegans of the Bay is just one group trying to change that. Vegans of the Bay connects primarily through Facebook with nearly 10,000 members. They aim to provide resour...

The San Carlos Library presents the world’s deepest cave

The San Carlos Library presents the world’s deepest cave

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

May 13, 2018


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The world's deepest cave in one that has only been experienced by few, until now. On April 24, the San Francisco Bay Chapter (SFBC) of the National Speleological Society (NSS) held its monthly meeting at the San Carlos Library. The NSS is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation, exploration, and teaching of ca...

‘Art at Play’ helps to beautify the Belmont community

‘Art at Play’ helps to beautify the Belmont community

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


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A scene of children playing a the playground would not be complete without the bright colors of the play structure. In an effort to help add more color to playgrounds, Art at Play is coming to help make the Belameda Park brighter. Art at Play is dedicated to helping beautify Belmont by adding art ar...

New cannabis regulations encourage Redwood City vendors

New cannabis regulations encourage Redwood City vendors

Ethan Tarnarider, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


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In Redwood city, small marijuana delivery businesses have been delivering for years, but now they are looking to make Redwood city their headquarters. That became possible, on this past Monday after new regulations were passed. The regulations apply to marijuana delivery operations without walk-in...

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