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ScotSkim Special Edition: the midterms

ScotSkim Special Edition: the midterms

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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America spoke. The 2018 midterm elections displayed high voter turnout, potentially the highest midterm turnout in 20 years.  This race was especially relevant due to the partisan nature of modern politics. With the United States Congress, being controlled by the Republican party, it was imperati...

ScotSkim: controversy

ScotSkim: controversy

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


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President Donald Trump posts questionable advertisement On Nov. 1, five days prior to the 2018 midterm election, President Donald Trump tweeted a new advertisement video depicting Central Americans as cop killers. The ad features Luis Bracamontes, a Mexican man who was deported multiple times bu...

Carlmont science teacher runs for office

Carlmont science teacher runs for office

Zachary Khouri, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


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Running for the position of Assessor-Recorder in San Francisco this year is Paul Bellar, a science teacher in the Sequoia Union High School District. The office of the Assessor, or Assessor-Recorder, accounts for taking all the property in the county, applying the tax law to it, and letting homeow...

Eucalyptus Avenue welcomes revelers on Halloween

Eucalyptus Avenue welcomes revelers on Halloween

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

November 4, 2018


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Thousands of children descended upon Eucalyptus Avenue on Halloween night as they have done for many decades. While many streets remain quiet on Halloween night, the residents of Eucalyptus Avenue were prepared for an onslaught of trick-or-treaters.  “They put an incredible amount of effort a...

Pets bring Halloween spirit to the elderly

Pets bring Halloween spirit to the elderly

Mariela Ramirez, Staff Writer

November 4, 2018


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At Atria, a senior living community in Burlingame, the residents spent Halloween watching a pet parade to celebrate the holiday. The main purpose of this event is to create social connections between animals and community members. “Mental, emotional, and physical benefits are often experienced when ...

San Carlos Children’s Theater promotes upcoming show

San Carlos Children’s Theater promotes upcoming show

Bella Reeves, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


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The San Carlos Children’s Theater publicized their forthcoming musical, "Return to Oz," by hosting a scavenger hunt around San Carlos on Sunday, Oct. 25. Starting at 9:30 a.m. and lasting for two hours, participants completed various tasks to receive raffle tickets. At the end of the event, lucky raffle t...

New bike lanes protect bikers from collision

New bike lanes protect bikers from collision

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


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Every day, bicycle riders take a risk when riding on busy main streets. Because of this, the city of Redwood City has taken some measures to ensure safer streets for everyone. Many studies that have been conducted over the past several years show that riding bikes on busy streets has become incre...

Billie Eilish conquers each stage ‘1 by 1’

Billie Eilish conquers each stage ‘1 by 1’

Auva Soheili, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


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While many teens spent their Saturday night cramming for upcoming tests, 16-year-old phenomenon Billie Eilish kicked off her 1 by 1 tour. Eilish's first stop on her tour was at Fox Theater in Oakland on Saturday, Oct. 20. The concert started at 7:30 p.m. with Eilish's brother, Finneas O'Connell, ...

Hundreds walk for awareness of suicide prevention

Hundreds walk for awareness of suicide prevention

Annika Barsy, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


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People gathered in a small park in San Jose,  where they share their losses and work toward a brighter future regarding suicide prevention. The South Bay Out of Darkness Walk brings people together to support the fight against suicide. Run by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AF...

ScotSkim: hate

ScotSkim: hate

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


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Yet another shooting envokes fear among the masses Eleven people are dead including Holocaust survivors and seven are injured along with the perpetrator following a shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh. On Oct. 27, Robert Bowers stormed a Shabbat service armed with an assault rifle and three handgun...

Trader Joe’s welcomes the Halloween season with affordable pumpkins

Trader Joe’s welcomes the Halloween season with affordable pumpkins

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


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Speckled or striped, bumpy or smooth, pumpkins of all shapes and sizes arrive straight from the patch to your doorstep all thanks to the middleman: Trader Joe's. Each year, Trader Joe's adds pumpkins to the list of items sold at their stores. Their wide assortment of colors and shapes allows buyers to se...

ScotSkim: targets

ScotSkim: targets

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


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Pipe bombs sent to left-wing associates News broke Wednesday morning that pipe bombs were sent to various prominent members of the Democratic party, including the Clintons and the Obamas, and to CNN headquarters in New York City. The reporting of these incidents stirred up confusion, as authorities ...

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