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Belmont City Council works to improve Twin Pines Parks

Belmont City Council works to improve Twin Pines Parks

Leela Stuepfert, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

After many years, the Belmont City Council has finally acquired future plans to upgrade Twin Pines Park. “Twin Pines is one of the jewels of Belmont, but it can use some updates and polishing,” said Charles Stone, a Belmont council member. “The Twin Pines Master Plan outlines an ambitious vision that...

Opinion: The UC System is cheating California residents

Opinion: The UC System is cheating California residents

Lizzy Hall, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

In 2018, 22 percent of out-of-state applicants were admitted by UCLA. The acceptance rate for California residents: 12 percent. Those numbers mean that of the 71,569 Californian applicants in 2018, only 8,725 were accepted. That is not fair. No matter the statistics of these out of state...

Multifamily housing residents plead for a smoking ban

Multifamily housing residents plead for a smoking ban

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

Following the lead of other cities in the San Mateo County, the San Carlos City Council is tackling the problem of smoking in apartment buildings. On Jan. 28, a study session was held to discuss a possible multifamily residential nonsmoking ordinance. Members of the San Carlos Tobacco Education Coalition and San Carlos residents have asked City Council to consider ba...

San Carlos residents look for new ways to be inclusive

San Carlos residents look for new ways to be inclusive

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017

The city of San Carlos is known as "The City of Good Living" and some are looking to make it even better. On Nov. 4, teens from the San Carlos Youth Advisory Council walked around Laurel Street handing out window clings. These clings were produced by the San Carlos Welcomes Everyone project to prom...

Redwood City residents and police officers bond over coffee

Redwood City residents and police officers bond over coffee

Emma Romanowsky, Highlander Editor-in-Chief

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...

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