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Harvest Festival inspires creative spirit

Harvest Festival inspires creative spirit

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under News

With technology becoming more prevalent in society, it can be hard to find traditional art that still resonates with people. The annual Harvest Festival celebrates small businesses and artists alike. The Harvest Festival was held from Nov. 9 to Nov.11 at the San Mateo County Events Center. The f...

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...

Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival means business

Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival means business

Maddy Ting, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


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For many people, the Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival is a perfect way to celebrate the fall fervor. This year, the festival was open from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, bringing back its traditional autumn-themed activities, food, live music, contests, and pumpkin carvings in anticipation of Halloween. ...

Evan Ajuria becomes the youngest to sell at the Art and Wine Festival

Evan Ajuria becomes the youngest to sell at the Art and Wine Festival

Leela Stuepfert, Staff Writer

October 13, 2018


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At an art show, one wouldn't expect to find a teenager selling their artwork, but a sophomore from Carlmont has strived to break that stereotype. The annual Art and Wine Festival, held in San Carlos, assembled various individuals to sell their works of art. Evan Ajuria, a sophomore, was among them. ...

Carlmont’s new festival aims for end-of-year fun

Carlmont’s new festival aims for end-of-year fun

Victoria Valle Remond, Segment Producer

May 29, 2018


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: Campus

Victoria Valle Remond reports on Scotsland, Carlmont's new-end-of-year festival featuring games, student performances, and food.

ASB introduces a new end-of-year festival

ASB introduces a new end-of-year festival

Andrea Butler, Staff Writer

May 13, 2018


Filed under Campus

Approaching the end of the school year, students will participate in a Scotsland festival, where there will be music, games, and food available to enjoy.  “Scotsland will take place on the field on May 25, and it’s more of a festival than it is of an assembly,” said Melina Dimick, a sophomo...

Cupertino experiences Japanese culture

Cupertino experiences Japanese culture

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


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Toyokawa, Japan is 5,312 miles away from Cupertino, Calif. But from April 28 to April 29 of this year, Cupertino had the opportunity to experience the culture of its sister city. Cupertino has several sister cities that encourage the merging of cultures. Its sisterhood with Toyokawa started the a...

Weekly Pajama Storytime helps children focus

Weekly Pajama Storytime helps children focus

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


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Surrounded by various picture books and stuffed animals, volunteer Mickey Wicz begins to read to a small gaggle of children. Each Wednesday evening from 7–7:30 p.m., the San Mateo County Library (SMCL) hosts a Pajama Storytime. The San Carlos Library is one of the libraries that host this event....

Teen Film Festival celebrates 10th anniversary

Teen Film Festival celebrates 10th anniversary

Justin Som, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


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Discussing sound-layering techniques with other filmmakers. Publicizing your documentary or music video to a large audience. Forming connections with real-life movie producers. At the San Mateo County Libraries' 10th annual Teen Film Festival, filmmakers from 9th to 12th grade presented their short f...

Belmont Library hosts film festival for teens

Belmont Library hosts film festival for teens

Vincent Wai, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


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Many students gathered to join the Belmont Library in their 72 Hour Movie Making Challenge on Nov. 17, 2017. The original challenge of the competition was to make a movie with only three days to work; all the participants' hard work would be displayed that Friday. Kayla Marie Figard, the teen services librarian for the Belm...

Ocean lovers gather at glass festival

Ocean lovers gather at glass festival

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


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On Nov. 4 and 5, crowds gathered in Santa Cruz to look at and purchase ocean-themed art and jewelry. The Santa Cruz Sea Glass and Ocean Art Festival is focused on ocean art, in which a portion of the proceeds is donated towards ocean conservation efforts. The admission was a mere $5 and each ticket ...

Rolling Loud rolls into the Bay Area

Rolling Loud rolls into the Bay Area

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

Another music festival added to the Bay Area's many. On Saturday Oct. 21 and Sunday Oct. 22, Rolling Loud Festival took on Mountain View's Shoreline Amphitheatre for two days filled with music, food, and sweaty bodies. The lineup included popular rappers like Lil Wayne, SchoolBoy Q, and Lil Uzi Vert, who all had lighting and special effects ...

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