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ScotSkim: union

ScotSkim: union

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


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Trump's State of the Union calls for bipartisanship After a two week delay, President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address to a divided Congress on Feb. 5, 2019. In his address, Trump called for Democrats and Republicans to work together to pass laws and announced that he would be...

Deer leave more than just footprints in the community

Deer leave more than just footprints in the community

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


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Deer: creatures known to be gentle, to coexist with nature, and now, to be close neighbors of local Belmont residents. For years, deer have walked the streets of cities across the nation. Homeowners in these cities are faced with the problem of deer in their yards that destroy the existing vegetation...

San Francisco’s Legion of Honor introduces Indian culture in their leading exhibit

San Francisco’s Legion of Honor introduces Indian culture in their leading exhibit

Anika Bhatnagar, Staff Writer

February 3, 2019


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The exhibit East Meets West at the Legion of Honor Fine Arts Museum displays the jewelry and valuables used in India from the 1600s to today. The exhibit contains over 150 pieces worn by Mughal emperors and maharajas (great king) that were made in India and Europe. “I think this exhibit is g...

New regulations encourage dog walking

New regulations encourage dog walking

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

February 2, 2019


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Dogs are a man’s best friend, but they can’t follow men everywhere. Dogs are prohibited in certain hiking and recreation areas in San Mateo County, such as Coyote Point and Crystal Springs. There are various reasons for not allowing them. “I think it’s mostly for safety because there are...

Lunar New Year Extravaganza welcomes the Year of the Pig

Lunar New Year Extravaganza welcomes the Year of the Pig

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


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It is almost the Year of the Pig. But at the Hillsdale Shopping Center, the celebration already started on Jan. 26, a few weeks before the Lunar New Year. Lunar New Year is an eastern Asian festival that marks the start of the new year according to the traditional Chinese calendar. The Lunar New Year...

San Carlos families hunt for a better community

San Carlos families hunt for a better community

Audrey Luey, Staff Member

January 30, 2019


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On the last day of San Carlos's annual Week of the Family, a scavenger hunt was hosted on downtown Laurel Street. It provided families with the opportunity to explore the city stores as well as bond with one another. Many people gathered, delight expressed on their faces as they approached the San ...

San Carlos Week of the Family strengthens relationships

San Carlos Week of the Family strengthens relationships

Talia Schreiber, Staff writer

January 29, 2019


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With the average kid spending half of the day in school and their parents working about 8.8 hours per day, it can be hard to spend quality time with family. To help families spend quality time together, San Carlos celebrated its 20th annual Week of the Family, Jan. 18–26. This week-long event is ...

Gravity-defying circus spreads laughter through the youth of the San Carlos community

Gravity-defying circus spreads laughter through the youth of the San Carlos community

Shayna Yurovitsky, Staff Writer

January 27, 2019


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A few days into the annual Week of the Family run by the San Carlos community, The Circus of Smiles visited the library to put on a show for all ages to come and enjoy. The library's kids’ corner was packed from the front to the back with audience members eager to enjoy the performance. The promise of...

Scotskim: the end

Scotskim: the end

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

January 26, 2019


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Government shutdown ends temporarily After 35 days, the Senate has passed a bill to temporarily open the government. The bill, a short term spending bill, which will reopen parts of the government until Feb. 15, 2019. The president has agreed to sign the bill, urging that “the Democrats and Repu...

ScotSkim: announcements

ScotSkim: announcements

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


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New concerns surrounding Trump emerge As the United States enters day 34 in a partial government shutdown, new allegations towards the president have emerged. A Buzzfeed story published earlier this week claims that President Trump directed his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, to lie to regarding the...

The Women’s March calls for action

The Women’s March calls for action

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019


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San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza was getting increasingly more crowded, as thousands of people gathered together to advocate for social and political change during the Women’s March San Francisco on Saturday, January 19. Thousands of people were preparing themselves for a march through the streets to stand up for what they be...

Lunardi’s Markets reinforces backpack probation

Lunardi’s Markets reinforces backpack probation

Mariela Ramirez, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019


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Appearing to only apply to young children and teenagers, Lunardi’s Markets is once again implementing a backpack regulation in order to prevent stealing. The policy works by having an employee ask the customer with a backpack to put it in the front of the store, typically near the checkout line...

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