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The San Mateo County Fire Explorer Program builds firefighting skills

The San Mateo County Fire Explorer Program builds firefighting skills

May 21, 2018

The San Mateo County Fire (SMCF) Explorer Program is a youth program designed for career exploration in the fire department. The program is taught by professional firefight...

Boys’ varsity volleyball dominates San Mateo

Boys’ varsity volleyball dominates San Mateo

May 21, 2018

The Scots took a 3-0 victory over the San Mateo Bearcats  after keeping control of the score for the entire game. The first set quickly proved that the Scots were the domin...

Weekly Pajama Storytime helps children focus

Weekly Pajama Storytime helps children focus

April 11, 2018

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 Sa...

The San Mateo County Pride Center prepares for Queer Prom

The San Mateo County Pride Center prepares for Queer Prom

March 27, 2018

As prom season arrives at schools, so does the excitement for promposals and dates. However, this also means that some students might feel left out or uncomfortable with bei...

Teachers continue the battle over fair pay

Teachers continue the battle over fair pay

December 4, 2017

Teachers are not paid enough—that's already established. But now, many elementary teachers in San Mateo and San Carlos are threatening to go on strike if they do not get their...

Scots win a close game over San Mateo

November 11, 2017

Briana McDonald reports on the Carlmont football game against the San Mateo Bearcats on Friday, Oct. 6.

San Mateo County hosts a photography contest

San Mateo County hosts a photography contest

April 28, 2017

The San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau just announced the opening of the 2017 Play by the Bay Photography Contest. The contest is open to all students ...

The Bridgepointe ice rink is set to reopen

The Bridgepointe ice rink is set to reopen

March 21, 2017

It’s coming back! After a long four-year battle, the ice rink in the Bridgepointe Shopping Center in San Mateo will reopen. The decision to reopen the ice rink comes f...

San Mateo rethinks immigration policy

San Mateo rethinks immigration policy

March 14, 2017

Recent efforts by the Trump administration to crack down on illegal immigration have prompted the City of San Mateo to re-evaluate its immigration practices and consider how loc...

San Mateo County files brief to protect immigrants’ rights

San Mateo County files brief to protect immigrants’ rights

February 21, 2017

Rarely do local governments intervene in the federal courts, but a controversial case being considered by the Supreme Court regarding immigrants’ rights has prompted San Mateo C...

MaMa’s cooking in Downtown San Mateo

MaMa’s cooking in Downtown San Mateo

April 27, 2014

On the corner of El Camino and 25th Avenue in downtown San Mateo in the shady side of town is a Vietnamese restaurant called MaMa's. MaMa's Vietnamese Cuisine may not attract...

San Mateo County’s unemployment rate becomes second lowest in California

San Mateo County’s unemployment rate becomes second lowest in California

November 26, 2013

San Mateo County unemployment rates dropped to 5.1 percent, the second lowest in all of California. State data of unemployment rates released on Nov. 22 showed that unemployment...

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