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San Carlos library celebrates Asian-Pacific Heritage Month

San Carlos library celebrates Asian-Pacific Heritage Month

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

The spirit of the islands has come to San Carlos. On May 19, dancers from Hapa Hula performed at the San Carlos Library in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Hapa Hula is a Bay Area entertainment organization that performs a variety of Polynesian dances and songs from...

Hometown Days brings San Carlos together

Hometown Days brings San Carlos together

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


Filed under News

With holidays such as the Fourth of July, it is easy to forget about one's hometown. With San Carlos, this is not the case. From May 18–20, the San Carlos Hometown Days Committee and a group of volunteers puts on an event dubbed Hometown Days, featuring music, food, and games. Hometown Days began in 1979 when then-Mayor Pat Bennie and other...

The San Mateo County Fire Explorer Program builds firefighting skills

The San Mateo County Fire Explorer Program builds firefighting skills

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


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The San Mateo County Fire (SMCF) Explorer Program is a youth program designed for career exploration in the fire department. The program is taught by professional firefighters, and aims to teach skills related to fire service and more. “The main objective of this program is career exploratio...

Boys’ varsity volleyball dominates San Mateo

Boys’ varsity volleyball dominates San Mateo

Brian Olivares, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Scots took a 3-0 victory over the San Mateo Bearcats  after keeping control of the score for the entire game. The first set quickly proved that the Scots were the dominant team. They started off with control of the game and only furthered their established lead throughout the set. There were few tim...

San Carlos voices opinions towards potential gun shop opening

San Carlos voices opinions towards potential gun shop opening

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


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The gun control debate has reached the San Carlos Chamber of Commerce.   The potential opening of Turner’s Outdoorsman, a sporting goods store chain known for selling guns, triggered a community reaction which resulted in a moratorium. A moratorium means that the store is temporarily banne...

Carlmont badminton defeats South San Francisco 11-4 on senior night

Carlmont badminton defeats South San Francisco 11-4 on senior night

Andrew Shen, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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Carlmont came out with fire to deny a win against rival South San Francisco. On April 26, Carlmont played a conference game against South San Francisco on senior night. The two teams had previously met on Mar. 15; that game also resulted in a win for Carlmont. In their final conference and hom...

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


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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...

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