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Immigrants learn English at San Carlos Library’s ESL Club

Immigrants learn English at San Carlos Library’s ESL Club

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

America is made up of immigrants, and not all of them speak English. The English as Second Language (ESL) Club at the San Carlos Library aims to change that by providing an opportunity for non-native English speakers to learn and practice their English. Each Saturday from 12:30–1:30 p.m., the ESL Club gathers together i...

Weekly Pajama Storytime helps children focus

Weekly Pajama Storytime helps children focus

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


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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 San Mateo County Library (SMCL) hosts a Pajama Storytime. The San Carlos Library is one of the libraries that host this event....

San Carlos temporarily ‘taps’ into new water source

San Carlos temporarily ‘taps’ into new water source

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


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San Carlos has received its water from Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy Reservoir for 105 years. As a result, locals are accustomed to the fresh, crisp taste of their tap water. hey guys currently having a meltdown because i realized when i leave for college i’m gonna have to drink gross not bay area tap...

The San Mateo County Pride Center prepares for Queer Prom

The San Mateo County Pride Center prepares for Queer Prom

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under Campus

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 being themselves in their school environment if they don't relate with traditional prom-goers. The San Mateo County Pride Cent...

San Carlos gets new police chief

San Carlos gets new police chief

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


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San Carlos will have a new police chief as of March 26. It was announced on March 8 that Capt. Mark Duri would be taking over Greg Rothaus as the police chief of the City of Good Living, according to the San Mateo Daily Journal. The process behind the promotion began with the city's sheriff. The sheriff compiled a list of six possible ca...

Robotics team competes at the San Francisco Regional Competition

Robotics team competes at the San Francisco Regional Competition

Tyler Dartnell, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


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The Carlmont Robotics team traveled to compete at the San Fransisco Regional Competition on the weekend of March 18. The team successfully made it to the semifinals but were defeated by an alliance of world champions. A big part of the competition is preparation and the ability to change parts of the r...

San Carlos City Council candidates prepare for election

San Carlos City Council candidates prepare for election

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


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Three new candidates have announced their campaigns for the upcoming San Carlos City Council elections. The elections will be held in November 2018 and three seats will be open. The candidates, Adam Rak, Laura Parmer-Lohan, and Sara McDowell, are using the early phase of the campaign season to...

San Carlos promotes public art project

San Carlos promotes public art project

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


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Calling all artists: The City of San Carlos is enlisting an artist to repaint a utility box as part of the Utility Box Mural Project. The Utility Box Mural Project is an ongoing effort in San Carlos to deter graffiti, which began in 2016. Various artists have painted murals on utility boxes ar...

Replacement of San Francisco Mayor sparks outrage

Replacement of San Francisco Mayor sparks outrage

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


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After the unexpected death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on Dec. 12, 2017, the President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, London Breed became the acting mayor. However, not more than two months later, the Board of Supervisors voted to replace Breed with Mark Ferrell, another supervisor, as the i...

San Carlos library hosts their first S.T.E.A.M. fair

San Carlos library hosts their first S.T.E.A.M. fair

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


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On January 20, the San Carlos Library held its first-ever S.T.E.A.M. Fair to give the San Carlos community hands-on experience with science. S.T.E.A.M. is an acronym for science and technology interpreted through engineering and the arts, all based in mathematical elements. The fair consisted of seven dif...

San Francisco Women’s March returns with a path to the ballot

San Francisco Women’s March returns with a path to the ballot

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018


Filed under News

They rose. They resisted. And most notably, they repeated. On Saturday, Jan. 20, the women of San Francisco took to the streets one year after the Women’s March on Washington with a powerful message: Hear our vote. The San Francisco March was one of many sister marches held around the country in s...

Teachers continue the battle over fair pay

Teachers continue the battle over fair pay

Ethan Tarnarider, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under News

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 contracts negotiated in their favor. As of late, teachers who are dissatisfied with their pay and the districts' position...

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