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Healthy Cities Tutoring helps kids in need

Healthy Cities Tutoring helps kids in need

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


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Since 1996, children of San Carlos and Redwood City have been receiving academic support from Healthy Cities Tutoring. Healthy Cities Tutoring (HCT) is a non-profit organization devoted to cultivating San Carlos’ and Redwood City's youth with help from volunteers who assist students who struggle ...

Barrett Community Center’s new rules compromise within Belmont community

Barrett Community Center’s new rules compromise within Belmont community

Max Lee, Staff Writer

February 11, 2018


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After conflict between the dog-owner community and youth sports community, an agreement has been reached in the form of Barrett Community Center's new regulations on dog usage of the grass field. Dogs are now only allowed to be off leash at the Barrett Community Center in the morning from 6-8 a.m betw...

City of San Carlos releases new website

City of San Carlos releases new website

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

February 11, 2018


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The city of San Carlos recently launched a new website designed to better serve its community, its first major rework since its creation in 2009. The website took over a year to make with the collaborative efforts of two companies. San Carlos partnered with Vision, a company specializing in website d...

New year event celebrates Chinese culture

New year event celebrates Chinese culture

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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Chinese New Year is a holiday that goes back to ancient times, and it is still celebrated today. The date of Chinese New Year, which is also known as the lunar new year, usually falls between Jan. 21 and Feb. 20. This year it is on Feb 16 and this is the year of the dog. At the Hillsdale Mall, a Chinese...

Replacement of San Francisco Mayor sparks outrage

Replacement of San Francisco Mayor sparks outrage

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

February 5, 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...

Caltrain Business Plan steams through with support

Caltrain Business Plan steams through with support

Justin Som, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


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On Feb. 1, the Joint Powers Board, which owns and operates the Caltrain rail system, approved the proposed Caltrain Business Plan. According to Caltrain, the approved plan will allow for them to enact "to identify a service model that supports long-term regional job and population growth, and surging...

Filoli Gardens unlocks its gates for a longer season

Filoli Gardens unlocks its gates for a longer season

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


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California does not have a winter season, and neither does Filoli. This was the first year that Filoli Gardens, a California Historical Landmark, opened its gates to the public during the winter. Filoli Gardens is a country house located on a 645-acre estate. The house was built between 1915 a...

California fights to bring net neutrality back

California fights to bring net neutrality back

Ethan Tarnarider, Staff Writer

February 4, 2018


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California has joined New York and Montana in resisting the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) repeal of net neutrality. Lawmakers introduced two bills to the California State Senate that would force internet service providers (ISPs) to continue treating all data on the internet equally, ...

Young and old gather for Week of the Family

Young and old gather for Week of the Family

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


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At 19 years old, the Week of the Family shows how traditions become better with age. The younger generation of San Carlos spent quality time with the older generations during the Adopt-A-Grandparent Day at the San Carlos Elms on Jan. 29 as part of the Week of the Family, a town custom.  Partnerin...

San Carlos petting zoo invites families to bond

San Carlos petting zoo invites families to bond

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


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Why did the chickens cross the road? To get to the petting zoo. A petting zoo was featured at the San Carlos Library on Jan. 28 as one of several events put on for The San Carlos Week of the Family. The San Carlos Week of the Family was founded by Don Eaton, a three-time former mayor of San Car...

Life hacks meeting gives students information about alternatives to a four year college

Life hacks meeting gives students information about alternatives to a four year college

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

January 28, 2018


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On Jan. 25 after school, students gathered at the Belmont Library to attend a seminar about life. The goal of the seminar series is to show students some choices of education or career path after high school. "This event is part of a series called Life Hacks. The idea of this came from one of the...

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...

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