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Open Paint 2.0 sparks artistic creativity in Redwood City

Open Paint 2.0 sparks artistic creativity in Redwood City

Talia Schreiber, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

The smell of fresh paint wafted through downtown Redwood City on Saturday, May 4, where hundreds gathered at the Civic Center Plaza to paint anything their heart desired. The Community Advocacy Through Art (CATA), a volunteer-run project of the Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation, hosted an admis...

Annual Wild West Days festival brings the community together

Annual Wild West Days festival brings the community together

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

Last weekend Mount Carmel Elementary School hosted their yearly Wild West Days festival, drawing in thousands of festival-goers. The excitement welcomed preschoolers, middle schoolers, and high schoolers from all over the Bay Area. The entire weekend, Mount Carmel was filled with festival rides, enter...

ScotSkim: dismay

ScotSkim: dismay

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

President Trump's tax records show he lost over a billion dollars A New York Times investigation revealed that President Donald Trump lost $1.17 billion in business losses. The investigation, which involved federal tax returns, was published on Wednesday and revealed that the losses occurred between ...

Free monthly Fridays attract museum visitors

Free monthly Fridays attract museum visitors

Shayna Yurovitsky, Staff Writer

May 12, 2019

Sitting in the center of Redwood City’s public square is the San Mateo County History Museum. Despite it's alluring Renaissance architecture and the rich history behind its walls, many locals have never stepped inside.  Founded in 1935, the San Mateo County museum features exhibitions on boats to ...

The rising fear over climate change

The rising fear over climate change

Zachary Khouri, Scot Scoop Editor

May 9, 2019

Four hundred and eleven million people across the world would be exposed to drought. Eighty million people to drowning. As much as 56 centimeters on average would the sea level rise; in some places, 50 feet. The chances of land being suitable for the transmission of deadly diseases, such as...

ScotSkim: resistance

ScotSkim: resistance

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

Steve Mnuchin refuses to release Trump's tax returns On Monday, the Treasury Department said that it would not release President Donald Trump's tax returns to Congress; this defies the request made by House Democrats. Steve Mnuchin, the treasury secretary, wrote that the request for the tax retu...

Art brings new energy to Redwood City

Art brings new energy to Redwood City

Audrey Luey, Scot Scoop Editor

May 7, 2019

The Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation hosted its monthly Open Paint 2.0 community event, welcoming friends, family, and strangers to the Redwood City Courthouse Square to enjoy an afternoon of outdoor painting. The Community Advocacy Through Art (CATA) organization presents Open Paint 2.0, with programs including local nonprofits and the artwork of rising hi...

Warm weather sparks exploration

Warm weather sparks exploration

Leela Stuepfert, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

With the variety of outdoor adventures located near Half Moon Bay, there is no longer a need to travel all the way down to the beach to breathe in salty air and gaze upon whales. As the winter season takes a turn into the summer, high school students are tempted to explore new vistas. “My friend...

Juice Wrld lights up the stage in San Francisco

Juice Wrld lights up the stage in San Francisco

Leela Stuepfert, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

While San Francisco residents went about their typical Monday routines, 8,500 people danced the night away inside the Civic Auditorium at a Juice Wrld concert. Out of the 18 shows on the tour, American rapper Juice Wrld made a stop in San Francisco, Calif. on Monday, May 1. His name, Juice Wrld, intends ...

San Francisco’s cheesiest day of the year welcomes all

San Francisco’s cheesiest day of the year welcomes all

Shayna Yurovitsky, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

Dozens of food trucks filled to the brim with the best, most unique grilled cheeses were brought to the city of San Francisco for this year's National Grilled Cheese Month. The two-day event brought a swarm of people to gather and indulge in the simple snack. On the warm and sunny days of April 13 and ...

Belmont kids break local egg hunting record at Twin Pines Park

Belmont kids break local egg hunting record at Twin Pines Park

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

As Easter Sunday approached, the City of Belmont organized the annual Easter Egg Hunt, a tradition that has taken place in Belmont for decades. On April 20, children from the ages of 3 to 10 gathered at Twin Pines Park with their baskets in hand, eager to fill them up with as many chocolate-filled e...

Earth Day encourages lifestyle changes

Earth Day encourages lifestyle changes

Alyssa Huang, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

Earth Day 2019 revived consciousness for mother nature, spurring a number of trash cleanups, festivals, and other environment-related events in the Bay Area and around the world. Although Earth Day was officially on April 22, many Bay Area organizers opted to hold their events on the weekends befor...

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