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Carlmont boys’ tennis faces Menlo-Atherton for Bay Division title

Carlmont boys’ tennis faces Menlo-Atherton for Bay Division title

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

April 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

With the PAL Bay Division title on the line, the tennis courts of Carlmont were filled with anticipation, cheers, and cries of frustration as the Scots faced Menlo-Atherton (M-A) on April 19. Despite having won 12 matches, tensions were high for Carlmont's head coach, Dan Nguyen, and his team as th...

Bay trail brings people outdoors

Bay trail brings people outdoors

Catherine Dahlberg, Staff Writer

March 24, 2018


Filed under News

Spring weather makes people want to shed their winter layers, starting moving again, and enjoy the outdoors. The San Francisco Bay Trail, a 500-mile walking and cycling path that cuts through Redwood Shores on the levee, is a popular place for residents to get outside and enjoy the spring weather. ...

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Viva Baja exhibit connects kids to the world around them

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Viva Baja exhibit connects kids to the world around them

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

“Excuse me, why did people want the whales to die?” Curiosity may have killed the cat, but at the Monterey Bay Aquarium it could save the future of the planet. According to its website, “the mission of the nonprofit Monterey Bay Aquarium is to inspire conservation of the ocean.” “¡Viva Baja! Life ...

Save the Bay welcomes migratory birds

Save the Bay welcomes migratory birds

Justin Som, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Every year, more than a million migratory birds take refuge in the Palo Alto Baylands. For 2018, Save the Bay intended to welcome these travelers by removing invasive plant species and replacing them with native ones. "We're here to make these estuaries better for the birds and other species that...

Grandma’s Cat rocks the Bay Area

Grandma’s Cat rocks the Bay Area

Alena Ruhstaller, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018


Filed under Features

The lights shine down on the center of the stage. The audience waits as the band makes their final adjustments. With the first note played, the show begins. But this isn’t a big-time band, it’s a trio of high school students. Sophomores Reese Posten, Alexander Hauer-Molero, and Joe Seam...

Southern California fires impact Bay Area

Southern California fires impact Bay Area

Max Lee, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017


Filed under News

The creek fires in Southern California have had a significant impact on the local fire departments over the past week. Based on the severity of weather conditions created as a result of the Southern California fires that have destroyed more than 1000 structures, preparation for deployment was sta...

Bay Area Christmas tree prices soar as Christmas tree shortage arises

Bay Area Christmas tree prices soar as Christmas tree shortage arises

Ethan Tarnarider, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under News

As thousands of Bay Area families prepare to purchase their "perfect Christmas tree," many may be shocked by the stickered prices on every tree. Prices for Christmas trees have shot up recently, which is greatly connected to the Great Recession of 2007. During that time, families affecting by the...

Minor California earthquake furthers fear of natural disasters

Minor California earthquake furthers fear of natural disasters

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under News

Fires. Floods. Earthquakes. This is what residents in the Bay Area and California have been forced to prepare for and may have to endure. In the recent years, California’s threat for a major earthquake has gone up immensely. According to the U.S. Geological Survey,  the state will experienc...

Annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival celebrates its 47th anniversary

Annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival celebrates its 47th anniversary

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under News

On Oct. 15, crowds gathered to enjoy local art, music, food, and drinks at the annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival. Live music entertained attendees throughout the day as thousands stopped by art vendors, carved pumpkins, and enjoyed the festive cuisine. Each year, the size of the fest...

North Bay fires smoke out campus activites

North Bay fires smoke out campus activites

Sarah Cheung and Joseph Gomez

October 17, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

Sarah Cheung and Joseph Gomez report on the impact that recent fires have had on the Carlmont campus.

Bay Area boils during weekend heat wave

Bay Area boils during weekend heat wave

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

106 degrees in San Francisco. That’s a statement most Bay Area residents would not expect to hear, but it became reality on Sept. 1. Scorching hot weather plagued the whole Bay Area as temperatures rose starting Aug. 31, not cooling off until Sept. 4. In Belmont, the maximum temperature re...

For some, living in the Bay Area is unaffordable

For some, living in the Bay Area is unaffordable

Maya Benjamin

May 15, 2017


Filed under News

In the expensive Bay Area, every penny is spent carefully by San Francisco school teacher, Paula Washington*. And she's not the only one. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, an income for a family of four of $105,350 is considered low income in both the San Mateo...

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