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Noah’s Ark exhibit provides view of local past

Noah’s Ark exhibit provides view of local past

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


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The San Mateo County History Museum is currently showing a special exhibit featuring antiquities from Noah’s Ark, a popular 1920s San Mateo restaurant founded by Noah Williams.   Williams is considered a pioneer in the area’s restaurant culture because he was a black restaurateur at a time when ...

Belmont Library grows its own ‘Green Team’

Belmont Library grows its own ‘Green Team’

Justin Som, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


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Newspaper. Soil. Water. A variety of different vegetable seeds. These are the only things that the Belmont Library's "Green Team" needed to begin its goal of creating organic produce in the gardens of Barrett Park. The organization is the product of the collaboration efforts of Teen Service Librarian...

Social Justice Sewing Academy pieces together the future

Social Justice Sewing Academy pieces together the future

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


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People are angry. People are demanding social and political change. The Social Justice Sewing Academy (SJSA) provides a platform for people to express their emotions through art. According to its website, “By using textile art as a vehicle for personal transformation and community cohesion, SJSA...

Spring training is for umpires too

Spring training is for umpires too

Catherine Dahlberg, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


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Belmont Redwood Shore Little League (BRSLL) baseball season is coming right around the corner. Many may think that it's all about the baseball players training for their upcoming season. However, it’s just as important that the league recruits and trains enough umpires to support the players' ...

Bay trail brings people outdoors

Bay trail brings people outdoors

Catherine Dahlberg, Staff Writer

March 24, 2018


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Spring weather makes people want to shed their winter layers, starting moving again, and enjoy the outdoors. The San Francisco Bay Trail, a 500-mile walking and cycling path that cuts through Redwood Shores on the levee, is a popular place for residents to get outside and enjoy the spring weather. ...

Nine Lives gives new life to at-risk cats

Nine Lives gives new life to at-risk cats

Catherine Dahlberg, Staff Writer

March 24, 2018


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It wasn’t long ago that unwanted and un-adopted cats from overcrowded county shelters were destined to be killed. Thanks to the work of the Nine Lives Foundation in Redwood City, however, local cats in need are getting a second chance to live. “Nine Lives Foundation is a community based non-profit organiz...

Students march for their lives

Students march for their lives

Kaylee George, Staff Writer

March 24, 2018


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Girl Scouts adapt to 21st century

Girl Scouts adapt to 21st century

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


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As February rolls around, one can expect to find Girl Scouts selling cookies at every corner of the neighborhood. However, these delectable treats are now available for purchase online and through credit card. As of 2012, the Girl Scout organization has implemented a system where Girl Scouts can use...

California enacts automatic voter pre-registration

California enacts automatic voter pre-registration

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


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Governor Jerry Brown has recently signed into law a bill that automatically pre-registers all voting-eligible 16 and 17-year-olds to vote when they receive a California Driver’s License or California State I.D. Brown signed this bill into law on Feb. 28, which was written by Assemblymembers Kevin McCarty ...

San Carlos gets new police chief

San Carlos gets new police chief

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


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San Carlos will have a new police chief as of March 26. It was announced on March 8 that Capt. Mark Duri would be taking over Greg Rothaus as the police chief of the City of Good Living, according to the San Mateo Daily Journal. The process behind the promotion began with the city's sheriff. The sheriff compiled a list of six possible ca...

Nowruz celebration brings people together

Nowruz celebration brings people together

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


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To some, the official beginning of spring means little. To Persians, the beginning of spring is a time for celebration. For the people of Iran, many of their surrounding neighbors, and Persian Americans, the beginning of spring means the beginning of Nowruz, or Persian New Year: an ancient holiday...

Gem and jewelry show allures gemstone fanatics

Gem and jewelry show allures gemstone fanatics

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


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Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but the Intergem Gem and Jewelry Show had more than just diamonds. The show took place from March 16-18 in the San Mateo County Event Center. It boasted a list of over 100 sellers. The gems sold were varying, with all of them coming from various parts of th...

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