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Santa leaves his sleigh and arrives by helicopter

Santa leaves his sleigh and arrives by helicopter

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Santa Claus is coming to town but not in the usual way. On the rainy morning of Dec. 1, Santa flew into the Hiller Aviation Museum by helicopter to bring Christmas joy to children and their families. The Hiller Aviation Museum is an aircraft history museum at the San Carlos Airport. It was fou...

New Dunkin’ Donuts serves up excitement in San Carlos

New Dunkin’ Donuts serves up excitement in San Carlos

Rachel McCrea, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under News

Dunkin' Donuts has taken over the East Coast, and now it's coming to take over the west. The chain opened its San Carlos location on Oct. 17, adding to its growing list of Bay Area stores. Dubbed a "next generation" store, it boasts cold drinks on tap, free Wi-Fi, and a spacious, modern design. The ...

Belmont Water Dog Run makes a ‘pawsitive’ impact on local education foundations

Belmont Water Dog Run makes a ‘pawsitive’ impact on local education foundations

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

October 14, 2018


Filed under News, Top News, Volunteering

The first annual Waterdog Run kicked off bright and early Saturday morning after two years of preparation. The sun had just come up when 210 runners lined up at the start of the 10K race. The race, which started on the pristine grounds of Notre Dame de Namur University, was the first of six running e...

San Carlos Farmers’ Market supports local businesses

San Carlos Farmers’ Market supports local businesses

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under News

Hundreds of families gather at the San Carlos Farmers' Market every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in order to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables and bond with their community. Previously named "Hot Harvest Nights," it has been held in downtown San Carlos on Laurel St. since 2004. Farmers come from...

City of San Carlos releases new website

City of San Carlos releases new website

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

The city of San Carlos recently launched a new website designed to better serve its community, its first major rework since its creation in 2009. The website took over a year to make with the collaborative efforts of two companies. San Carlos partnered with Vision, a company specializing in website d...

San Carlos Night of Holiday Lights unites community

San Carlos Night of Holiday Lights unites community

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under News

Laughter and conversation filled the air in downtown San Carlos during the Night of Holiday Lights, a tradition created for residents to celebrate the holidays together. Each December, the City of San Carlos hosts this holiday celebration that people of all ages enjoy. The event used to take place in C...

San Carlos community debates new gun store

San Carlos community debates new gun store

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under News

The potential opening of a new gun store in San Carlos has become a point of controversy within the community. Turner’s Outdoorsman, a hunting and fishing chain store, was set to open in November of 2017 in eastern San Carlos. However, the opening of the store has been delayed due to concerned f...

Laser Quest opens new location in San Carlos

Laser Quest opens new location in San Carlos

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under News

Laser tag has made its return to the peninsula with the arrival of Laser Quest. On Friday, Sept. 29, the laser tag company Laser Quest opened a new location in San Carlos allowing a much closer option for those who enjoy the activity. Laser tag is a sport where players are equipped with infrared...

Construction inconveniences CalTrain commuters

Construction inconveniences CalTrain commuters

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under News

Daily train commuters are facing complications due to new building developments being constructed next to the San Carlos train station. The developments will provide additional real estate opportunities in the form of multifamily housing and commercial space.  However, due to ongoing construction, the city was forced to ...

San Carlos Hometown Days evokes mixed feelings

San Carlos Hometown Days evokes mixed feelings

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

May 21, 2016


Filed under Campus

In San Carlos, it's that time of year again. On May 21, several crowds of people filled Burton Park and downtown San Carlos, as the annual Hometown Days returned. The morning began with the annual Hometown Days parade. Several groups performed, marched, or drove down the stretch in the downtown...

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