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Cupertino experiences Japanese culture

Cupertino experiences Japanese culture

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


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Toyokawa, Japan is 5,312 miles away from Cupertino, Calif. But from April 28 to April 29 of this year, Cupertino had the opportunity to experience the culture of its sister city. Cupertino has several sister cities that encourage the merging of cultures. Its sisterhood with Toyokawa started the a...

“Race to Build” color run raises money for affordable housing

“Race to Build” color run raises money for affordable housing

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

April 29, 2018


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It can be hard to afford to live in the Bay Area due to the expensive housing costs. Habitat for Humanity helps build houses for low-income families at little to no cost to them. Habitat for Humanity International is based in Atlanta, Georgia, but they have different branches stationed all across the U.S....

Runners take to the runway at San Carlos Airport

Runners take to the runway at San Carlos Airport

Catherine Dahlberg, Staff Writer

April 28, 2018


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On April 22, the San Carlos Airport Runway was cleared for the second annual Airport Runway Run. Residents of all ages took over the runway, participating in 2K, 5K, and 10K races in the early morning hours. The races were staggered, but all finished at the Hiller museum. Participants ranged from serious runne...

San Carlos Farmers’ Market supports local businesses

San Carlos Farmers’ Market supports local businesses

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


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Hundreds of families gather at the San Carlos Farmers' Market every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in order to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables and bond with their community. Previously named "Hot Harvest Nights," it has been held in downtown San Carlos on Laurel St. since 2004. Farmers come from...

Immigrants learn English at San Carlos Library’s ESL Club

Immigrants learn English at San Carlos Library’s ESL Club

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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America is made up of immigrants, and not all of them speak English. The English as Second Language (ESL) Club at the San Carlos Library aims to change that by providing an opportunity for non-native English speakers to learn and practice their English. Each Saturday from 12:30–1:30 p.m., the ESL Club gathers together i...

Kabuki play honors Japanese culture

Kabuki play honors Japanese culture

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


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The bright, intricate costumes. The sound of the banjo-like shamisen. The audience cheering. These are all important aspects of kabuki. Kabuki is a Japanese performing art, coming in the form of plays and dances. The San Mateo Kabuki Club celebrates kabuki by watching a performed play on a movie s...

2018 Earth Day Celebration approaches

2018 Earth Day Celebration approaches

Justin Som, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


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Bring your e-waste so that it can be safely disposed of. Bring a 5-gallon bucket to take home free compost for gardens. Shred old documents and recycle to keep the environment clean and healthy. On April 21, Belmont will be hosting its annual Earth Day Celebration from 9 am to 12 pm at Twin Pines Park. Attendance w...

Bilingual storytimes expand children’s minds

Bilingual storytimes expand children’s minds

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


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As the world grows, more parents and schools attempt to involve their children in multiple languages. The San Mateo County Libraries (SMCL) are no different. Nearly every day of the week, SMCL holds educational events for people of all ages. These activities include regular storytimes, which help engage young c...

Vandals strike Belmont neighborhood

Vandals strike Belmont neighborhood

Connor Rickson

April 15, 2018


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The usually quiet city of Belmont experienced an unusually unpleasant night in the last few days of March. Between the night of March 29 and the morning of March 30, six vehicles and two homes were vandalized on Belmont Canyon Road. The suspect or suspects are currently unknown. The vandals tagged...

Weekly Pajama Storytime helps children focus

Weekly Pajama Storytime helps children focus

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


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Surrounded by various picture books and stuffed animals, volunteer Mickey Wicz begins to read to a small gaggle of children. Each Wednesday evening from 7–7:30 p.m., the San Mateo County Library (SMCL) hosts a Pajama Storytime. The San Carlos Library is one of the libraries that host this event....

San Carlos temporarily ‘taps’ into new water source

San Carlos temporarily ‘taps’ into new water source

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


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San Carlos has received its water from Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy Reservoir for 105 years. As a result, locals are accustomed to the fresh, crisp taste of their tap water. hey guys currently having a meltdown because i realized when i leave for college i’m gonna have to drink gross not bay area tap...

Family Crafts builds a sense of community for kids

Family Crafts builds a sense of community for kids

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


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Glue, glitter, colorful feathers, and more. These are the things that decorate the Belmont Library’s Taube Room every Tuesday afternoon and evening. Every week, the Belmont Library hosts Family Crafts, an event in which young elementary school age children get to express themselves through arts and crafts pr...

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