Passion. A word defined by the dictionary as a strong emotion that’s barely controllable. Yet, to every individual, it has a different meaning.
For Allie Ayers, passion, that satisfaction of doing what you love, revolves around running.
Ayers discovered this passion in seventh grade, the year she joined her middle school’s cross country team. Once she started running, there was no stopping...
Vapors infiltrate the Carlmont community
Over the past decade or so, people around the world have begun the transition from traditional cigarettes to e-cigarettes, a supposedly "healthier" and "more environmentally-friendly" way to smoke. Although the product was aimed at people over 21 years of age, kids and teenagers alike are being infected by the appeal of the products.
Carlmont High School is not immune.
Nowadays, it is shockingly...
Justice goes beyond 175 years
That's how many years Larry Nassar could be in prison.
It's justice served. The 150-plus women and girls who he made sexual assault victims have received justice. Right?
It's not over.
Yes, this molester is locked up until he dies, but where is the accountability for the potentially hundreds of people part of the organizations Nassar worked for? They are the enablers; they...
Chen uses hope to spread cancer awareness
It’s the annual Carlmont Club Fair.
You and your friends roam the busy Quad, lined with booths and chalk advertisements, in the hopes of finding decent food rather than finding a club.
A club representative hands you a neon flier, which you shove into the depths of your backpack without hesitation. What you might not be aware of is that the club was created to commemorate the loss of a loved on...
Community responds to shooting of Belmont resident
A 19-year-old man was shot on Chula Vista Drive in Belmont.
The shooting took place around 4:50 p.m. on the evening of Jan. 17 in front of the victim’s house. Police officers arrived at the scene soon after.
Sergeant Pete Lotti of the Belmont Police Department said, “We believe that there are three outstanding suspects associated with a black SUV. We also believe that the victim and suspect...
California flu season deadliest in a decade
Every year, the flu virus evolves, and this year's flu season is proving to be one of the most deadly in recent years.
“This appears to be one of the worst seasons we’ve had in the last 10 years,” state epidemiologist Dr. Gil Chavez said in a call with Los Angeles Times reporters. “We’re early, and we’re trending up.”
San Jose resident Katie Oxley Thomas died Jan. 4 after being d...