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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...

Belmont Christmas tree lighting rings in the holiday season

Belmont Christmas tree lighting rings in the holiday season

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

No sooner did the red and orange Thanksgiving decorations come down, did the green and red Christmas decorations come up. On Monday, Nov. 27, the Carlmont Village Shopping Center hosted the Belmont Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Boutique. From 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., local artisans sold goods, Santa and...

Christmas comes earlier every year

Christmas comes earlier every year

Editorial Staff

November 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

After finishing Thanksgiving dinner, some think about the meal and their family. Others, however, are already plotting their Christmas and have made plans to pick up a tree the next day. It used to be that families would get their tree a week or two before Christmas. But now it seems that people cannot...

Dickens Fair attracts Christmas enthusiasts

Dickens Fair attracts Christmas enthusiasts

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

November 26, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

*source wished to keep their last name anonymous Hundreds kicked off the holiday season on Nov. 18 at the Cow Palace’s Great Dickens Christmas Fair and Victorian Holiday Party. The Dickens Fair, which is held every weekend until Dec. 17, is in its 35th year of celebration. Run by Red Barn Prod...

The commercial side of Christmas takes over

The commercial side of Christmas takes over

Karen Gao, Staff Writer

December 11, 2015


Filed under Multimedia, Top News

It's the wintertime again, and people are rushing for last minute holiday shopping. However, the rapidly commercializing world seems to be taking over the majority of the Christmas holiday. "A lot of people see Christmas as that time of year when you get presents, and there are decorations everywhere,"...

‘That’s Christmas to Me’ works a new Christmas angle

‘That’s Christmas to Me’ works a new Christmas angle

Kiera Pendleton-White, Staff Writer

December 3, 2014


Filed under A&E

Pentatonix has delivered a fresh angle on classical Christmas tunes in their newest album “That’s Christmas to Me.” This is their fifth album since they won the televised a capella competition “The Sing-Off” in 2011. But this is also the second Christmas album that Pentatonix has released. The...

Feminist club spreads Christmas cheer to Costa Rica

Feminist club spreads Christmas cheer to Costa Rica

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer

December 10, 2013


Filed under Campus

Carlmont’s Feminist Club works together to empower women and promote equal rights between genders. Feminist club not only tries to spread equality and comfort to girls at school, but also around the world. This holiday season, members of the club wrote Christmas cards to girls and workers in a saf...

Do-it-yourself Christmas

Do-it-yourself Christmas

Becca Fradkin, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013


Filed under Multimedia

The meaning behind Christmas movies

The meaning behind Christmas movies

Jocelyn Moran, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013


Filed under Holiday

  Popular movies in December give teenagers and their families an opportunity to spend time with each other and have a joyful time, as they do not have to worry about school or work. To this day, movies that come out during or near Christmas day gain the most popularity. Movie theaters in December are...

Christmas coming early this year as homecoming is a whiteout

Christmas coming early this year as homecoming is a whiteout

Tian Chary, Staff Write

October 10, 2013


Filed under Campus

With two weeks to go before the official Homecoming Dance, Associated Student Body (ASB) dance commissioners have announced the theme of homecoming - Whiteout - to encourage students to scurry to buy their tickets. Most people refer to homecoming as an annual tradition which brings high schoolers a...

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