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San Carlos Camp Fair offers one-stop shopping for busy parents

San Carlos Camp Fair offers one-stop shopping for busy parents

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019

San Carlos held their second annual Camp Fair, a showcase for local summer programs. It was an opportunity for parents, children, and teens looking for summer jobs to talk directly to the camp directors and ask questions that could not be answered online or in a pamphlet. The event was held inside the San Carlos You...

Redwood City’s mini-golf event attracts participants of all ages with their creative decor

Redwood City’s mini-golf event attracts participants of all ages with their creative decor

Shayna Yurovitsky, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019

In the heart of Redwood City, a new, local family attraction has been put up. For a limited time, the city has created an indoor miniature-golf course for all ages to come and enjoy. With low prices and hours conveniently scheduled around a typical work or school day, everyone can come to enjoy this...

Palo Alto is sinking, and officials are worried

Palo Alto is sinking, and officials are worried

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

For many years, the rising water levels have been in the back of many officials' minds. Now it's starting to impact our cities, and action will need to happen soon before any more damage is done. On Feb. 27, the city of Palo Alto held a community meeting for those looking to get involved and learn more about the sea level rise policy, and many people showed up from across the ...

Pet-lovers paint for a cause

Pet-lovers paint for a cause

Anika Bhatnagar, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

Bottle and Bottega’s “Paint your Pet” event allowed locals to paint portraits of their pets while raising money for the Peninsula Humane Society. Bottle and Bottega is a paint-and-sip company, meaning they host art parties and teach people to paint step-by-step. The company is owned by Dale and Laura ...

Shelter animals are subject to negative misconceptions

Shelter animals are subject to negative misconceptions

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

Home is a place for one to be loved, taken care of, and nurtured, a luxury that many shelter animals never get to experience. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), 6.5 million companion animals enter the U.S. shelter systems every year. Of those animals,...

Boba Guys offers more than milk tea

Boba Guys offers more than milk tea

Mariela Ramirez, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

Boba Guys isn’t only well known for its various bubble milk tea options. The line to get into the shop is infamous and often times hangs out of the door. Boba Guys was founded by Andrew Chau and Bin Chen in 2012. Since then, shops all over New York, Los Angeles, and nine just in the Bay Area al...

Oakland teachers strike ends in 11 percent salary raise

Oakland teachers strike ends in 11 percent salary raise

Sjoerd Huitema, Staff writer

March 4, 2019

Three thousand Oakland teachers started a widespread strike which only recently ended. This strike affected a total of 86 schools in the OUSD (Oakland Unified School District), housing a total of 36,000 students. Schools were said to remain open still by the OUSD during the strike, although the District said th...

ScotSkim: reckoning

ScotSkim: reckoning

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

March 2, 2019

Michael Cohen testifies in front of Congress Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, testified in front of the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday, Feb. 27. Cohen claimed that Trump had directed him to lie about hush money payments, that Trump had lied to the public about business...

Belmont Library provides free tax services

Belmont Library provides free tax services

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

The beginning of spring brings a sense of anxiety as Tax Day approaches and many individuals become stressed out by their tax reports. In order to aid taxpayers, the Belmont Library provided a free service that allows locals to ensure their taxes are filed correctly. “We partnered with American ...

Goat yoga at Lemos Farm is a hit

Goat yoga at Lemos Farm is a hit

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Silicon Valley is a place of crazy and weird trends: insanely priced toast, fitness trackers for dogs, float pods, and DogeCoin, just to name a few. Well, another fad just got added to that list: goat yoga. The new craze has taken over the Bay Area as a cross between two of the things people from...

San Carlos Crab Feed brings smiles to seniors

San Carlos Crab Feed brings smiles to seniors

Audrey Luey, Scot Scoop Editor

February 26, 2019

The annual Adult Community Center (ACC) Crab Feed provides seniors with the opportunity to socialize and indulge in an evening dinner with an assortment of foods, while participating in an interactive silent auction.  The ACC is a multi-purpose adult associated recreational facility with a large...

ScotSkim: new beginnings

ScotSkim: new beginnings

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019

North Carolina officials order new House election Following strong evidence of election fraud, the North Carolina Board of Elections voted unanimously to hold a new election in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District. Mark Harris, the Republican candidate, had used political operatives to sway ...

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