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Surf Air noisily returns to San Carlos Airport

Surf Air noisily returns to San Carlos Airport

Andrew Shao, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


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Surf Air operations have returned to San Carlos Airport after a months-long hiatus from the area, according to San Mateo County Airports Assistant Manager Chris Peter. The company is locally notorious for its heavy contributions to the airport’s noise pollution, frequently operating its relativel...

ScotSkim: safety

ScotSkim: safety

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under ScotSkim - quick news briefs

US pulls out of long-standing nuclear arms treaty with Russia An agreement that was initially made to avoid nuclear conflict is said to be eliminated, as President Trump announced on his way to a campaign rally in Nevada. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty established during the...

New stoplight on Ralston Avenue works to ease traffic

New stoplight on Ralston Avenue works to ease traffic

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

October 21, 2018


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The traffic that faces people going on Ralston Avenue is difficult to manage. A commute that would normally take a few minutes can end up becoming a much longer one. In hopes of reducing traffic, the City of Belmont collaborated with Crystal Springs Upland School to put up a traffic light at the i...

Health concerns spur voters to vote for Prop. 7

Health concerns spur voters to vote for Prop. 7

Zachary Khouri, Staff Writer

October 20, 2018


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Midterms are coming up soon on Nov. 6, and California’s citizens will be voting on Proposition 7 — and whether or not to make daylight saving time (DST) permanent throughout the state. DST was first implemented in 1918, giving us the bright summer evenings and the dark winter nights that we have...

ScotSkim: southern border

ScotSkim: southern border

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under News, ScotSkim - quick news briefs

Trump threatens to close the border As hundreds of refugees approach the United States, President Trump threatens to close the U.S. border with Mexico to prevent their entry. The caravan consists primarily of Hondurans, however, it is thought have refugees from several Central American nations. With t...

San Carlos City Council candidates turn their focus on Generation Z

San Carlos City Council candidates turn their focus on Generation Z

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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As the U.S. midterms approach, politics are on everybody's mind. However, an equally important election is being overlooked: the race for the San Carlos City Council, where three out of five candidates will be elected to City Council on Nov. 6. This year’s City Council race is more competitive than the ele...

New Dunkin’ Donuts serves up excitement in San Carlos

New Dunkin’ Donuts serves up excitement in San Carlos

Rachel McCrea, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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Dunkin' Donuts has taken over the East Coast, and now it's coming to take over the west. The chain opened its San Carlos location on Oct. 17, adding to its growing list of Bay Area stores. Dubbed a "next generation" store, it boasts cold drinks on tap, free Wi-Fi, and a spacious, modern design. The ...

Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival means business

Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival means business

Maddy Ting, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

For many people, the Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival is a perfect way to celebrate the fall fervor. This year, the festival was open from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, bringing back its traditional autumn-themed activities, food, live music, contests, and pumpkin carvings in anticipation of Halloween. ...

ScotSkim: voting

ScotSkim: voting

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under News, ScotSkim - quick news briefs

North Dakota law limits voters The Supreme Court passed a law which prohibits citizen without an address from voting. This law, effective immediately, came in response to the election of North Dakota Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp six years ago. North Dakota is a historically Republican state and H...

Utility box art brings color to Belmont

Utility box art brings color to Belmont

Sjoerd Huitema, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under News, Volunteering

In order to make the utility boxes in Belmont more vibrant, the Belmont City Council and Parks and Recreation Commission have approved an art program. This program allows artists to paint the boxes and brighten up the city. Many of these boxes were plain and gray before the start of the program....

California voters push for rent control

California voters push for rent control

CJ Ward, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


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Proposition 10, also known as the Affordable Housing Act, is on the ballot for California’s general elections this year. If the measure is passed, it will repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act. According to Curbed Los Angeles, Costa-Hawkins was passed in California in 1995, enabling landlords to raise the monthly rent of their properties as much as they wanted, usually to match t...

Hundreds of costumed corgis hit the sand at San Francisco’s Corgi Con

Hundreds of costumed corgis hit the sand at San Francisco’s Corgi Con

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


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At a distance, the crowd at Ocean Beach seemed typical for a Saturday afternoon. There were surfers, Karl the Fog, and sparse parking. But as visitors descended down the steps and hit the sand, they were soon greeted by a chorus of barks as hundreds of stumpy corgis ran back and forth in elaborate cos...

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