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Juicy barbecue served in the smokeless Bay Area

Juicy barbecue served in the smokeless Bay Area

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer
March 27, 2017
Filed under A&E, Opinion

America has quite the fascination with barbecue. It is probably one of the most recognizable cuisines of America. The sad part, however, is that Belmont and San Carlos has an absence of barbecue -- very few restaurants serve it, and even fewer are wholly barbecue places. Thankfully 3 Pigs BBQ exists; it is one of the few barbecue restaurants...

High winds and heavy downpour hit the Bay Area

High winds and heavy downpour hit the Bay Area

Sarah Tocatlian, Staff Writer
January 20, 2017
Filed under News, Uncategorized

In the past couple of weeks, heavy rain and strong winds have drenched the Bay Area. According to The San Francisco Examiner, a weather system producing heavy rain and gusty winds came into the area on Wednesday, Jan. 18, followed by a second storm Thursday night into Friday. National Weather Service ...

Dangerous prisoners live in San Francisco

Dangerous prisoners live in San Francisco

Nicole del Cardayre, Staff Writer
February 3, 2016
Filed under News

On Jan. 22, three men escaped from a high security prison in Orange County CA. The three men stole a white van that was listed on Craigslist, and kidnapped a taxi driver at gun point. These men forced the driver to stay with them for a week so they could travel to the Bay Area. After four days o...

National titles bring change to the Bay Area

National titles bring change to the Bay Area

Alyssa Fagel, Staff Writer
August 26, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top News

Any sports fan would admit that it has been a pretty great year to live in the Bay Area. Back in October, the San Francisco Giants won their third national title in five years after defeating the Kansas City Royals in the World Series. Eight months later, the Golden State Warriors shocked the entire...

Why the Bay Area is more progressive than other areas in the United States

Why the Bay Area is more progressive than other areas in the United States

Becca Garner, Staff Writer
May 8, 2015
Filed under Features, Sensitive Thoughts

There is a reason Fox News has disparaged the Bay Area for its “San Francisco values.” San Francisco is considered one of the most liberal cities in the nation. “The Bay Area is more open minded than other places; people are more welcoming. Elsewhere, everyone is not as tolerant of individuality,”...

Tons of trash expelled from Bay Area beaches on Coastal Cleanup Day

Tons of trash expelled from Bay Area beaches on Coastal Cleanup Day

Victor Li, Staff Writer
April 27, 2015
Filed under News, Top News

On April 18, thousands of Save Our Shores volunteers came together for coastal cleanups across the Bay Area. "Keeping our waterways clear and free of debris is huge issue for the Bay Area community. Volunteering for Save Our Shores is among the many community services that I do," said sophomore Alex...

Showers come to the Bay Area

Showers come to the Bay Area

Alex Yang, Staff Writer
February 27, 2014
Filed under News

The first of two storms has moved into the Bay Area, offering a slight drought relief. In the Bay Area, Kentfield received 1.03 inches of rain, the most in the Bay Area. San Francisco got about one-third of an inch, and Oakland almost one-fifth of an inch. Sophomore Seena Sebt said, "I am happy...

Bay Area expected to freeze

Sarah Adams, Staff Writer
December 4, 2013
Filed under News

Temperatures in the Bay Area were expected to go below freezing starting Dec. 4 and will possibly lead to a blanket of snow by the end of the week. The weather service issued a freeze watch across most of the Bay Area as there is concern that temperatures may lead to safety issues and possible harm...

Mountain lion sighting in Belmont residential area

Mountain lion sighting in Belmont residential area

Melanie Hamaguchi, Staff Writer
October 28, 2013
Filed under News

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...

‘Bay Lights’ will shine up the Bay Area

‘Bay Lights’ will shine up the Bay Area

Shira Stein, Staff Writer
March 4, 2013
Filed under News

Over 25,000 individually programmed lights will illuminate the Bay Bridge in a show on the side of the bridge by Leo Villareal. This show is to celebrate the Bay Bridge turning 75 years old and will take place nightly for the next two years. This project spans the 1.5 miles of the bridge and reaches...

Carlmont High named ‘Best of the Bay Area’

Carlmont High named ‘Best of the Bay Area’

December 18, 2011
Filed under Campus

By Kiana Valdez and Steven Tsujisaka Recently, Carlmont High School was chosen for the second year in a row as "Best of the Bay Area" by Bay Area Parent magazine, which was then recoginized by the Sacramento Bee on Dec. 15. "This is quite an honor for us. The fact that Bay Area Parent included Carlmont Hi...

Bizarre weather to continue for Bay Area

Bizarre weather to continue for Bay Area

March 18, 2011
Filed under Campus

Mar. 18 – Carlmont students were packing up and getting ready to leave their 4th period for lunch when suddenly, an announcement came on the intercom stating a tornado warning had been issued to the entire San Mateo County. Teachers were advised to keep their students indoors and away from all window...

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