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Students’ hard work pays off in election results

Students’ hard work pays off in election results

Alyssa Fagel, Editor

November 7, 2013


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On Nov. 5, local elections were held and several Carlmont students were able to see the results of their hard work. The winners of the election are as follows: San Carlos City Council: Bob Grassilli, Cameron Johnson, Matt Grocott San Carlos School Board: Carol Elliott, Kathleen Farley, Nicole Bergeron Be...

Los Angeles TSA officer shot to death

Los Angeles TSA officer shot to death

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer

November 3, 2013


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Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer Gerardo Hernandez was shot to death by 23-year-old gunman Paul Anthony Ciancia at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) around 9:20 a.m. on Friday. According to U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte, Ciancia walked up to a TSA checkpoint in Terminal Three ...

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics: The countdown begins

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics: The countdown begins

Dana Benelli, Staff Writer

November 3, 2013


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With less than 100 days to go before the 2014 Winter Olympics begin in Sochi, Russia, people are looking ahead to the Games with both hope and concern. “We are determined to organize a real celebration in 2014, a festival of sport, deserving of its unique mission: to unite people around the world wit...

‘Tis the season to be giving

‘Tis the season to be giving

Mia Hogan, Staff Writer

November 1, 2013


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Gift giving is at our doorsteps with Halloween candy donations to American troops. Students and faculty face a similar problem after Halloween every year; too much extra candy. This year instead of selling it, donate it to a charity. Carlmont’s California Scholarship Foundation (CSF) is having a cand...

Possible tax on soda brings controversy

Sarah Adams, Staff Writer

November 1, 2013


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Carlmont students do not agree on whether or not San Francisco's proposed tax on all soda drinks is truly a necessity. San Francisco supervisor Scott Weiner developed this new tax measure, which will increase the price of all soda sales in San Francisco by two cents per ounce of beverage, if passed...

Six criminals beat the system and escape jails

Six criminals beat the system and escape jails

Aria Frangos, Staff Writer

October 30, 2013


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A total of six inmates, including two murderers, escaped from prisons in Fla. and Okla. in the past month. The Fla. criminals were released by documents containing forged official signatures and seals, including that of Orlando Chief Circuit Judge Belvin Perry. Joseph Jenkins and Charles Walker were...

Mountain lion sighting in Belmont residential area

Mountain lion sighting in Belmont residential area

Melanie Hamaguchi, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013


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A mountain lion was sighted on Hastings Drive on Oct. 21, the second sighting of a mountain lion in that week. A Belmont man contacted local authorities, reporting that he had witnessed a mountain lion run across the road while he was driving. The man claimed that the mountain lion ran off the road and dow...

Anti-American Rally Planned in Iran

Anti-American Rally Planned in Iran

Shayan Mandegarian, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013


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On the 34th anniversary of the storming of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, the newly formed ‘Death to the U.S. Committee’ of Iran has planned one of the largest anti-American rallies in recent history, titled ‘Grand Day of Death to America.’ The main reasons for the planning of this rally includ...

Mosque photoshoot puts badgalriri under scrutiny yet again

Mosque photoshoot puts badgalriri under scrutiny yet again

Angela Perez de Tagle, Staff Writer

October 24, 2013


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She may be bad, but she’s perfectly good at it. According to Associated Press, earlier this week the 25-year-old music sensation Rihanna was asked to leave the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi for conducting a photoshoot deemed by overseers as inappropriate and disrespectful. The photos we...

Picking the perfect pumpkin is an important aspect of the Halloween holiday for students

Picking the perfect pumpkin is an important aspect of the Halloween holiday for students

Alex Lay, Staff Writer

October 24, 2013


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Picking out the perfect pumpkin is a necessity for those celebrating Halloween this year in the Bay Area. In order to do this, pumpkin pickers require the perfect location and a strong sense of their ideal pumpkin. People participating in pumpkin picking have certain requirements that need to be met, such...

Earthquakes alert students

Earthquakes alert students

Tara Shahrvini, Staff Writer

October 23, 2013


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Students at Carlmont High School prepared for disastrous earthquakes by participating in the statewide California Shakeout. The week of October 16 has proved to be earthquake prone over the years. This year a 7.1 magnitude earthquake occurred on Oct. 15 in the city of Catigiban located outside...

Carlmont’s active green community

Carlmont’s active green community

Mia Hogan, Staff Writer

October 23, 2013


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Known as the club with Lorenzo sandwiches during the clubs fair or Green Youth Alliance, the executive board searched for additional members. Students interested about learning more on the environment and want get involved with the community should visit Carlmont’s Green Youth Alliance club in E11 on O...

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