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Deer leave more than just footprints in the community

Deer leave more than just footprints in the community

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under News

Deer: creatures known to be gentle, to coexist with nature, and now, to be close neighbors of local Belmont residents. For years, deer have walked the streets of cities across the nation. Homeowners in these cities are faced with the problem of deer in their yards that destroy the existing vegetation...

Local chocolatier crafts sweets and community

Local chocolatier crafts sweets and community

Mandy Hitchcock, Segment Producer

February 5, 2019


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: News

The Go To Chocolate stall not only brings a wide variety of locally sourced chocolate goods to the College of San Mateo Farmers’ Market but a penchant for small businesses in the Bay Area as well; take a look at how appreciation for good food can bring a community together. Drop by the farmers’...

Gravity-defying circus spreads laughter through the youth of the San Carlos community

Gravity-defying circus spreads laughter through the youth of the San Carlos community

Shayna Yurovitsky, Staff Writer

January 27, 2019


Filed under News

A few days into the annual Week of the Family run by the San Carlos community, The Circus of Smiles visited the library to put on a show for all ages to come and enjoy. The library's kids’ corner was packed from the front to the back with audience members eager to enjoy the performance. The promise of...

San Carlos City Council strives to make better gun regulations

San Carlos City Council strives to make better gun regulations

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under News

A brand new City Council took on the timely issue of firearm regulations in San Carlos on Jan. 14. The topic of guns has caught the attention of many San Carlos citizens, especially since a chain store that sells guns, Turner's Outdoorsman, applied to open a store in San Carlos. In November of 2017,...

Folk songs bring holiday spirit into the community

Folk songs bring holiday spirit into the community

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under News

As the holiday season reaches its peak, songs such as “Frosty the Snowman” and “Jingle Bells” can be heard almost everywhere. However, tunes that are popular today are nothing like the traditional Christmas carols. In an attempt to bring the holiday spirit into the community, Belmont Library...

Belmont’s farmers’ market vendors build close community

Belmont’s farmers’ market vendors build close community

Shayna Yurovitsky, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Starting bright and early on Sunday mornings, Belmont’s weekly farmers' market opens up to the public, inviting everyone around to enjoy the fresh and local merchandise. Tucked to the side of El Camino, this open marketplace partially occupies a parking lot, contributing to the friendly and welcoming a...

Santa leaves his sleigh and arrives by helicopter

Santa leaves his sleigh and arrives by helicopter

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Santa Claus is coming to town but not in the usual way. On the rainy morning of Dec. 1, Santa flew into the Hiller Aviation Museum by helicopter to bring Christmas joy to children and their families. The Hiller Aviation Museum is an aircraft history museum at the San Carlos Airport. It was fou...

Students donate food for families in need

Students donate food for families in need

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

With the spirit of the holiday season, ASB held their annual food drive in order to give back to the community by collecting canned food donations for those in need. The food drive began on Nov. 13 and ended on Nov. 20. Throughout the week, students were encouraged to bring in canned foods and non-pe...

Día de Los Muertos Festival comes alive with cultural significance

Día de Los Muertos Festival comes alive with cultural significance

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Downtown Redwood City during the weekend is everything one would expect from a small city. People eat at various restaurants, while a constant stream of people flows in and out of the movie theaters. However, Sunday night was not one of those ordinary nights. On the night of Nov. 4, Courthouse Square wa...

Carlmont’s administration works to combat stress and anxiety

Carlmont’s administration works to combat stress and anxiety

Brianna Cheng, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Campus

It is no secret that both stress and anxiety can take a toll on students, especially in high school. Principal Ralph Crame, as well as the rest of the administration, wants to work to combat these everyday obstacles. To do so, he formed a mental health collaboration team following the Western Association...

Belmont Water Dog Run makes a ‘pawsitive’ impact on local education foundations

Belmont Water Dog Run makes a ‘pawsitive’ impact on local education foundations

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

October 14, 2018


Filed under News, Top News, Volunteering

The first annual Waterdog Run kicked off bright and early Saturday morning after two years of preparation. The sun had just come up when 210 runners lined up at the start of the 10K race. The race, which started on the pristine grounds of Notre Dame de Namur University, was the first of six running e...

The San Carlos Art and Wine Faire brings the community together

The San Carlos Art and Wine Faire brings the community together

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under News

A glass of wine, a unique piece of art, and a whole bunch of people are the essential components that make up "The Peninsula's Premier Fall Festival" held in downtown San Carlos. Known as the San Carlos Art and Wine Faire, this event allows vendors and fairgoers alike to enjoy themselves and sup...

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