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The holiday season lights up on Eucalyptus Avenue

The holiday season lights up on Eucalyptus Avenue

Auva Soheili, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under News

There is no better indicator of the incoming holiday season than the bright displays of Christmas lights decorating the streets. Eucalyptus Avenue has earned the name "Christmas Lane" from years of extravagant decor during the holiday seasons. Time after time, Christmas Lane has not failed to amaze...

Night of Lights brings Christmas spirit to Half Moon Bay

Night of Lights brings Christmas spirit to Half Moon Bay

Katherine McKinney, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under News

Christmas spirit is starting to light up the faces of citizens in the Bay Area. The Night of Lights celebration in Half Moon Bay took place on Dec. 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. It began with a tree lighting ceremony at Mac Dutra Plaza followed by the crowning of the festival’s prince and princess. ...

Hometown Holidays spreads Christmas joy

Hometown Holidays spreads Christmas joy

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

As the seasons change and fall rolls into winter, Christmas celebrations begin. The annual Hometown Holidays celebration took place on Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Some activities featured were a craft and children's fair, photos with Santa, fake snow, a parade, a tree lighting, and performances...

Opinion: We should be thankful

Opinion: We should be thankful

Joseph Gomez, Segment Producer

December 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Features

To celebrate the start of the season of many holidays, Joseph Gomez rants about how we should be thankful for everything.

Society wishes you a costly Christmas

Society wishes you a costly Christmas

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under News

Christmas is a time for family and cheer, a time to be grateful and enjoy the presence of others. However, it's also the season to spend large amounts of money and time. Starting as early as November 1, people begin to plan their holiday by purchasing airline tickets, buying and gifting colorfully...

Hillsdale mall welcomes Christmas season

Hillsdale mall welcomes Christmas season

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


Filed under News

Although it is still a couple of days before Thanksgiving, it is never too early for Christmas at the Hillsdale Shopping Center.  Santa Claus decided to come a little early for Christmas this year to start the holiday season. Hundreds of people came to see Santa Claus as he made his first appear...

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...

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