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New rotation of art exhibits bring vibrance to Redwood City with secret, empowering messages

New rotation of art exhibits bring vibrance to Redwood City with secret, empowering messages

Shayna Yurovitsky, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

In the Redwood City Courthouse Square, a new art installation has been established. Through a new program named Art Kisoki, Redwood City has partnered with different artists, both local and global, to incorporate modern issues into contemporary art pieces. The exhibition opened on Mar. 9 and will run...

Redwood City’s mini-golf event attracts participants of all ages with their creative decor

Redwood City’s mini-golf event attracts participants of all ages with their creative decor

Shayna Yurovitsky, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019

In the heart of Redwood City, a new, local family attraction has been put up. For a limited time, the city has created an indoor miniature-golf course for all ages to come and enjoy. With low prices and hours conveniently scheduled around a typical work or school day, everyone can come to enjoy this...

‘Nobody is Above the Law’ protesters demand accountability

‘Nobody is Above the Law’ protesters demand accountability

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

The sun may have been setting, but the people were just beginning to rise. On Thursday, Nov. 8, protesters gathered at Courthouse Square in Redwood City at 5 p.m. as part of a nationwide protest against President Donald Trump forcing Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign. “People are he...

New cannabis regulations encourage Redwood City vendors

New cannabis regulations encourage Redwood City vendors

Ethan Tarnarider, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018

In Redwood city, small marijuana delivery businesses have been delivering for years, but now they are looking to make Redwood city their headquarters. That became possible, on this past Monday after new regulations were passed. The regulations apply to marijuana delivery operations without walk-in...

Local blood bank seeks more donors

Local blood bank seeks more donors

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018

Blood donor turnout is too low. In partnership with the Blood Centers of the Pacific, the Redwood City Public Library hosted a blood drive open to any community member over age 15.  But only ten percent of eligible donors showed up on April 24 despite the fact that blood is always in high demand...

Students march for their lives in Redwood City

Students march for their lives in Redwood City

Victoria Valle Remond, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018

Victoria Valle Remond reports on Redwood City's March for Our Lives and the powerful students involved.

Redwood City’s Lunar New Year Festival celebrates diversity

Redwood City’s Lunar New Year Festival celebrates diversity

Anna Feng, Scot Scoop Editor

March 3, 2018

For a day, the Redwood City Courthouse Square was transformed into a bustling area filled with street stalls and colorful red lanterns as people came together to celebrate Redwood City's eighth annual Lunar New Year Festival on Feb. 24. The Lunar New Year marks the turn of the lunar calendar, acc...

Hometown Days opens holiday season for Redwood City

Hometown Days opens holiday season for Redwood City

Andrey Zaytsev, Staff Writer

December 3, 2017

On Dec. 2, Redwood City hosted their annual Hometown Days on and around the courthouse square.  The event, which was set up by the Redwood City Downtown Business Group, featured fake snow, an array of different food trucks, and many performances by several bands, orchestras, dance groups, carolers, and theatrical groups. S...

Art on the Square show provides a stroke of creativity for Redwood City

Art on the Square show provides a stroke of creativity for Redwood City

Andrey Zaytsev, Staff Writer

November 24, 2017

Local residents and artists came to the Art on the Square show in the San Mateo County History Museum to view and share art. Pottery, jewelry, woodwork, ceramics, painting, and photography were just some of the forms of art displayed at the event. While the show allowed locals to see the delicacy in...

Redwood City honors local veterans and their families

Redwood City honors local veterans and their families

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017

Redwood City held its second Veterans Day Celebration to not only thank veterans but also honor the ones serving our country and the families that support them on Nov. 11. Though there were still empty seats at the Redwood City Courthouse Square, many of those who attended were moved by the ceremony....

Redwood City residents and police officers bond over coffee

Redwood City residents and police officers bond over coffee

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017

Residents of Redwood City and members of the Redwood City Police Force joined together at the Starbucks on Broadway to celebrate Coffee with a Cop day.  Coffee with a Cop is a national initiative that brings police personnel and civilians together to discuss issues and get to know each other on a person...

Men charged for Redwood poaching

Men charged for Redwood poaching

Alex Yang, Staff Writer

May 15, 2014

A suspected redwood tree “slasher” and was arrested after park officials tracked the wood poacher and partner to a Del Norte County shop where they allegedly sold the lumber. Forty-three-year-old Danny Garcia of Orick was charged this Wednesday with felony grand theft, vandalism, and receiving...

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