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Belmont Water Dog Run makes a ‘pawsitive’ impact on local education foundations

Belmont Water Dog Run makes a ‘pawsitive’ impact on local education foundations

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

October 14, 2018


Filed under News, Top News, Volunteering

The first annual Waterdog Run kicked off bright and early Saturday morning after two years of preparation. The sun had just come up when 210 runners lined up at the start of the 10K race. The race, which started on the pristine grounds of Notre Dame de Namur University, was the first of six running e...

Evan Ajuria becomes the youngest to sell at the Art and Wine Festival

Evan Ajuria becomes the youngest to sell at the Art and Wine Festival

Leela Stuepfert, Staff Writer

October 13, 2018


Filed under News

At an art show, one wouldn't expect to find a teenager selling their artwork, but a sophomore from Carlmont has strived to break that stereotype. The annual Art and Wine Festival, held in San Carlos, assembled various individuals to sell their works of art. Evan Ajuria, a sophomore, was among them. ...

San Francisco Transbay Transit Center undergoes temporary closing

San Francisco Transbay Transit Center undergoes temporary closing

Mariela Ramirez, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under News

The closing of San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center is revealing more complications than meets the eye. The $2 billion center opened to the public on Aug. 11, 2018, but was unexpectedly closed due to the discovery of two cracked beams. The goal of the Transit Center is to replace the old,...

Gas leaks threaten Belmont residents

Gas leaks threaten Belmont residents

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Julia Cogan, mother of two, had only her family’s safety in mind as she and her sons were evacuated Saturday morning, Oct. 6, by the local Belmont Fire Department. This incident, and similar cases, have recently occurred around the hills of Belmont’s residential area. The reason? Gas le...

Fremont community celebrates Mediterranean history

Fremont community celebrates Mediterranean history

Bella Reeves, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


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Fremont pays tribute to its past by recognizing the Franciscan friars who settled in the area in 1894, planted olive trees, and shared their golden oils with the locals in their annual Olive Festival, hosted by the Mission San Jose Chamber of Commerce. For the last 17 years, Bay Area residents could at...

Boba tea pops onto the Bay Area scene

Boba tea pops onto the Bay Area scene

Alyssa Huang, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under News

When thinking about dessert, the American classics probably come to mind: cake, ice cream, apple pie, and various others that are frequently seen in American culture. While they are still widely loved, other desserts, like boba tea, have taken the stage in the Bay Area. Boba tea, the sweet, caf...

ScotSkim: weather

ScotSkim: weather

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under News, ScotSkim - quick news briefs

Hurricane Michael destroys Mexico Beach Hurricane Michael has killed at least 18 people and three are still unaccounted for in Mexico Beach, Fla. At least 230,000 people are lacking electrical power, according to CNN, and there have been long lines of people waiting for fuel. President Donald Trump an...

The San Carlos Art and Wine Faire brings the community together

The San Carlos Art and Wine Faire brings the community together

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under News

A glass of wine, a unique piece of art, and a whole bunch of people are the essential components that make up "The Peninsula's Premier Fall Festival" held in downtown San Carlos. Known as the San Carlos Art and Wine Faire, this event allows vendors and fairgoers alike to enjoy themselves and sup...

School district asks for personal input on school curriculum

School district asks for personal input on school curriculum

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under News

In an attempt to gain more input from the community, the Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD) organized a Community Engagement event on Oct. 2. Superintendent Mary Streshly said, "We wanted to hear parents’ and students’ voices on this issue.” Students, parents, teachers, and public officials came together to discuss the...

ScotSkim: tension

ScotSkim: tension

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under News, ScotSkim - quick news briefs

White House expands Kavanaugh’s FBI investigation The Senate postponed Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation vote into the Supreme Court to allow time for an FBI investigation. Several members of the committee from both parties cited a lack of evidence in the Senate hearings regarding allegations of...

New Bay Area farmers’ market’s popularity grows

New Bay Area farmers’ market’s popularity grows

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Fresh, local produce is becoming an important part of daily life in the Bay Area. Many people now prefer organic fruits and vegetables. Because of this, farmers’ markets are growing in popularity around this region. Bay Meadows is a relatively new community in San Mateo. It includes apartments, shops, and is...

ScotSkim: me too

ScotSkim: me too

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under News, ScotSkim - quick news briefs

Brett Kavanaugh's judiciary confirmation hearings come to a halt Brett Kavanaugh's judiciary confirmation hearings have generated controversy as Kavanaugh has been accused of sexual misconduct. The alleged victim Christine Blasey Ford, 51, claims that during a party in 1982, Kavanaugh and his friend ...

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