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San Mateo County gears up for wildfire season

San Mateo County gears up for wildfire season

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

August 29, 2019

As September approaches and temperatures are well into the 90s, Californians prepare for the possibility of another deadly wildfire season. Local officials constantly watch the Wildland Urban Interface Zones in the county with high wildfire risk levels. Over the past few years, the rate of destructiv...

Farm to Table: Youth raise livestock in the Bay Area

Farm to Table: Youth raise livestock in the Bay Area

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

When people think about county fairs, they usually associate them with hot summer days, carnival rides and games, cotton candy, and livestock exhibitions. What most fair-goers don't realize is that for some young people, the county fair is more than just a day of summer fun. In fact, for members of local...

ICICLES rolls into downtown San Mateo

ICICLES rolls into downtown San Mateo

Sophie Lynd, Highlander Editor-in-Chief

January 18, 2018

Rolled ice cream, another new food phenomenon, has made its way down the peninsula. This past spring, ICICLES welcomed new customers from the San Mateo area to its new location at 222 East 3rd Ave. With eight locations ranging from Sacramento to San Jose, the new ice cream hot spot provides an unique experience for its customers. Upon entering, upbeat music fills the room and a c...

County History Museum opens new exhibit

County History Museum opens new exhibit

Anna Feng, Managing Editor

October 14, 2017

After much hard work and preparation, the San Mateo County History Museum finally opened its new exhibit, titled Sketches From World War I, last month. The exhibit showcases artwork from Alvin Page Colby, a soldier from Burlingame who later served as a cook while deployed in France. These scenes d...

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