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Demonstrators call for rejection of Gorsuch

Demonstrators call for rejection of Gorsuch

Justin Som, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under News

In San Francisco, a small force of white canvas tents and demonstrators gathered at the steps of Justin Herman Plaza. Displaying signs that said "We Object -- The People's Defense," the participants were part of a movement in 13 cities across the United States called "The People's Filibuster." They were there for one reason -- t...

The Bridgepointe ice rink is set to reopen

The Bridgepointe ice rink is set to reopen

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer
March 21, 2017
Filed under News

It’s coming back! After a long four-year battle, the ice rink in the Bridgepointe Shopping Center in San Mateo will reopen. The decision to reopen the ice rink comes from SPI Holdings, a real estate and development company. In early 2013, SPI chose not to renew the lease with the ice rink...

San Carlos declares itself a sanctuary city

San Carlos declares itself a sanctuary city

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer
March 16, 2017
Filed under News

On March 13, San Carlos declared itself a “welcoming city” or “sanctuary city,” meaning that local authorities are not required to cooperate with federal agents to enforce immigration laws. The city council voted 4 to 1 in favor adopting sanctuary city status, in clear defiance of President...

San Mateo rethinks immigration policy

San Mateo rethinks immigration policy

Alexander Derhacobian, Staff Writer
March 14, 2017
Filed under News

Recent efforts by the Trump administration to crack down on illegal immigration have prompted the City of San Mateo to re-evaluate its immigration practices and consider how local communities can counteract federal action against undocumented residents. On March 6, the San Mateo City Council held ...

Noise concerns at San Carlos Airport causes complaints

Noise concerns at San Carlos Airport causes complaints

Camille Dunning, Staff Writer
March 13, 2017
Filed under News

The switch is flipped. The plane engine grinds. The propellers spin. The noise spreads across the city and jolts the residents awake. This is the case for many residents in Redwood Shores, which is home to the San Carlos Airport. The San Carlos Airport holds over 30 aviation-related business and fac...

San Mateo County files brief to protect immigrants’ rights

San Mateo County files brief to protect immigrants’ rights

Alexander Derhacobian, Staff Writer
February 22, 2017
Filed under News

Rarely do local governments intervene in the federal courts, but a controversial case being considered by the Supreme Court regarding immigrants’ rights has prompted San Mateo County to take a stance. On Feb. 10, San Mateo County filed a “friend of the court” brief on the case Jennings v. Rodrig...

San Carlos Farmers’ Market continues year round

San Carlos Farmers’ Market continues year round

Nina Heller, Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under News

Hot Harvest Nights are no longer. Since 2004, from May to December, the Hot Harvest Nights farmers' market would set up every Thursday in downtown San Carlos, according to the San Mateo Daily Journal. Hot Harvest Nights is being replaced by a year-round market on Sundays. “I like having access to seasonal food year round. It brings the community together year round instead of just the summers,” said Katrina Van...

San Carlos Bar and Grill serves up amazing seafood

San Carlos Bar and Grill serves up amazing seafood

Jackson Monge, Staff Writer
December 8, 2016
Filed under A&E, Opinion

While not a sports bar, the TVs showing Wednesday night basketball and the obvious assortment of alcohol makes it seem almost like one. While odd in this manner, The San Carlos Bar and Grill is spectacular in all others. The restaurant, located on 648 El Camino Real, is one of the best seafood...

San Carlos is working to turn utility boxes from eyesores to works of art

San Carlos is working to turn utility boxes from eyesores to works of art

Estella Lippi, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief
October 5, 2016
Filed under ScotCenter, Top News

Estella Lippi reports on the utility boxes throughout San Carlos that are being transformed into works of art by local artists.

San Francisco raises the smoking age

San Francisco raises the smoking age

Brooke Chang, Staff Writer
March 6, 2016
Filed under News, Top News

When someone turns 18, he becomes an adult and enters a whole new life of responsibility and freedom. He can go wherever and do whatever he wants, whenever he wants to do it. However, on March 1, the San Francisco city supervisor vote dictated that these young, 18-year-old adults will no longer...

Super Bowl Village causes major traffic in San Francisco

Super Bowl Village causes major traffic in San Francisco

Sarah Tocatlian, Staff Writer
January 27, 2016
Filed under Campus

The base of Market Street in downtown San Francisco has become a construction zone. Construction crews have been working into the night building the Super Bowl Fan Village that will open from Jan. 30 until game day, Feb. 7. The approaching Super Bowl means traffic hassles for San Francisco residents...

Rainy weather causes numerous accidents

Rainy weather causes numerous accidents

Nicole del Cardayre, Staff Writer
January 21, 2016
Filed under News

On Jan. 19, a Greyhound bus coming from Los Angeles crashed on Highway 101 in San Jose. The bus was turning onto 101 North when it crashed into the yellow bins dividing the two lanes and turned over on its side. The crash occurred at 6:40 a.m., and closed three of four lanes available on the highway....

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