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Apartment fire brings community together

Apartment fire brings community together

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer
March 5
Filed under ScotCenter, Top News

Sophie Penn reports on the Village Drive apartment fire and how the Belmont community is working together to help the victims.

Fire breaks out in San Francisco’s Chinatown

Fire breaks out in San Francisco’s Chinatown

Sarah Tocatlian, Staff Writer
February 5
Filed under News

On Friday, Feb. 3, a two-alarm fire broke out in Chinatown in San Francisco. At 7:47 a.m., the San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD) received reports that a fire had started in a two-story building, located at the corner of Pacific, near the Stockton Street Tunnel. Four fire trucks were sent to the sce...

Oakland ‘Ghost Ship’ fire shakes art community

Oakland ‘Ghost Ship’ fire shakes art community

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer
December 7
Filed under News

The Ghost Ship has sunk. At least 36 were pronounced dead on Friday, Dec. 2 when an Oakland warehouse, named the "Ghost Ship" by residents and workers, went up in flames during an electronic dance party. According to CNN, the founder of the Ghost Ship, artist Derick Almena "received a citation in November ...

Loma fire causes destruction across Santa Cruz Mountains

Loma fire causes destruction across Santa Cruz Mountains

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer
September 30
Filed under News

A devastating fire has been raging through the Santa Cruz Mountains since Sept. 26 and has grown to nearly 4,000 acres in size. At least one home has been destroyed so far, and over 300 others are threatened by the fire, causing evacuations of hundreds of people. Due to the hot weather and rugged terr...

Two fires hit Shoreway Environmental Center

Two fires hit Shoreway Environmental Center

Sarah Tocatlian, Staff Writer
September 13
Filed under News

On Wednesday, Sept. 7, a fire swept through the San Carlos Shoreway Environmental Center. Just four days later, on Sunday, Sept. 11, a second fire hit the facility. The first fire was reported at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday. It started at the center's residential street but was contained by the facil...

‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials’ is on fire

‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials’ is on fire

Jason Zheng, Staff Writer
October 2
Filed under A&E, Top News

"The Scorch Trials" is the second movie of James Dashner's popular "Maze Runner" trilogy. Despite being the middle of the trilogy, it is surprisingly better than the first movie, "The Maze Runner." It has a more interesting plot and more action sequences. After their successful escape from the maze...

San Francisco fire burns down apartment building

San Francisco fire burns down apartment building

Alex Yang, Staff Writer
March 12
Filed under News

A five-alarm fire burnt down an apartment building construction site on Tuesday, sending up black smoke that could be seen for miles around the San Francisco Bay. The fire began around 5 p.m. Tuesday in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood and caused an evacuation of nearby buildings. The fire...

Colombia, Ukraine fire chief military officers

Colombia, Ukraine fire chief military officers

Matt DeGraff, Staff Writer
February 19
Filed under Campus

Colombia and Ukraine fired their chief military officers on Feb. 18 and 19, respectively. The Ukrainian announcement came a day after protesters and police forces clashed, leaving over 20 dead and more than 400 injured. Sophomore Tino Vitale said, "I think it's terrible that they can't solve their...

‘Catching Fire’ sends fans ablaze

‘Catching Fire’ sends fans ablaze

Lizzy Doctorov, Staff Writer
November 25
Filed under A&E, Top News

Enamored fans return for the second installment of “The Hunger Games.” “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” proved to be even better than the extremely popular “The Hunger Games.” Audiences are in for a real treat. Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutchers...

The soundtrack that’s ‘Catching Fire’

The soundtrack that’s ‘Catching Fire’

Marco Sevilla, Staff Writer
November 20
Filed under A&E

Universal Republic Records recently released the soundtrack of the highly anticipated film "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." With an impressive lineup of artists and an even more impressive sound, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Soundtrack" proves itself to be an outstanding collection of music. The rec...

Small fire behind Carlmont High

Small fire behind Carlmont High

February 7
Filed under Campus

At approximatively 2:11pm on Monday, Feb. 7, a small grass fire was reported on Valegra St, located behind Carlmont's performing arts building. When Belmont-San Carlos fire arrived on the scene, they were quick to but out the small blaze located under a tree near a smoking spot, commented School Recourse Officer Scott Fegley. The blaze is currently under investigation. ------------ ...

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