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Pens, Pencils, and a Pandemic Ep. 1: The Alvord family returns to school in Tennessee

Phoebe Gulsen, Segment Producer September 10, 2020

It's the new school year, and COVID-19 has changed many students' situations. The Alvord family, in Nashville Tennessee, returns to school full-time, but with modifications and safety precautions. Feature...

How transportation services are combating COVID-19

Preston Kwok, Segment Producer September 7, 2020

Many businesses were forced to limit their operations due to COVID-19, including transportation services. Recently, these services have been opening up again. With a visible loss in passengers and revenue,...

Dr. Aashish Manglik: Blowing his way through competitors with new COVID-19 technology

Josh Barde, Segment Producer September 5, 2020

Dr. Aashish Manglik has been researching and developing a new nasal spray that prevents COVID-19 particles from binding with your lungs. If his product is deemed successful, Aeronab could become a cheaper...

Customers follow the social distancing guidelines while wearing state-mandated masks.

The new norm: masks and social distancing

Erwan Pal, Staff Writer September 3, 2020

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced his four-tiered system on Aug. 28. that was designed to allow businesses and counties to reopen while taking safety precautions. Newsom later allowed some businesses to begin...

Due to the current health concerns, limited social interaction is advised. This includes family members who are considered high risk.

Opinion: COVID-19 has taught us gratitude

Amber Chia, Staff Writer September 1, 2020

As I reach for the rear mirror in search of the most essential piece of cloth of 2020, I realize nothing is hanging around it. I sigh as I release my parking brake and make the journey home to retrieve...

Many teens place bright yellow stickers on their cars when they practice driving, identifying them as student drivers.

California DMV opens for behind-the-wheel appointments

Maya Kornyeyeva , Staff Writer June 27, 2020

On Friday June 26, the California Department of Motorized Vehicles (DMV) started administering in-person driver license tests for those with existing appointments.  During its two and a half months...

As protests for equality continue around the world, it is equally important to stay safe from the coronavirus and violence during the rallies.

Five ways to stay safe from COVID-19 while protesting

Kaylene Lin, Scot Scoop Editor June 14, 2020

With Black Lives Matter protests continuing across the Bay Area, it's important to stay as safe and healthy as possible. Here are a few tips on how to handle the pandemic while standing up for these important...

Carlmont reels from the effects of COVID-19

Ruya Yaman and Zachary Khouri May 30, 2020

As discussion rages on about the future of Carlmont, students and staff weigh-in to offer their opinions and experiences with online learning.

A billboard in Cape Town, South Africa, tells residents to stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

South Africa responds forcefully to the COVID-19 pandemic

Miles Oetzel, Staff Writer May 29, 2020

While the United States' handling of the COVID-19 pandemic is varied and inconsistent, South Africa's is firm. Hoping to avoid a devastating outbreak, it's lockdown is among the world's most intense.  In...

Above Peet's Coffee & Tea on Laurel Street flies a simple, yet meaningful, banner. The COVID-19 outbreak has prompted an outpouring of recognition for healthcare workers, many of whom risk their health to care for the sick.

Gallery: Signs of hope amid uncertainty

Rachel McCrea, Staff Writer May 14, 2020

Three weeks ago, Carlmont Shopping Center was a somber place to be. Few cars crowded the usually busy lot, and shoppers conducted their business quickly and anxiously: stocking up on groceries, sending...

The Chinese automaker BYD is providing surgical-grade masks for California.

California signs $1 billion deal with Chinese automaker to supply masks

May 12, 2020

In order to satisfy high demands for medical equipment in California, the governor’s Office of Emergency Services has recently imported 3 million surgical masks from China. The masks are a part of...

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