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Scotskim: convictions

Scotskim: convictions

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

December 9, 2018


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Charlottesville neo-Nazi convicted on all counts 'Unite the Right' rioter James Alex Fields Jr., was convicted of first-degree murder in a Virginia court on Dec. 7 for plowing his car into, and killing, counter-protestor and civil rights advocate Heather Heyer on Aug. 12, 2017. Besides one coun...

Brandy Melville’s San Francisco Warehouse Sale disappoints shoppers

Brandy Melville’s San Francisco Warehouse Sale disappoints shoppers

CJ Ward, Staff Writer

December 8, 2018


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The popular clothing brand Brandy Melville had a massive warehouse sale this past weekend. On Saturday, Dec. 1 and Sunday, Dec. 2, every item in the warehouse was $5, $10, or $15, according to several posts on the Brandy Melville Instagram. The line was so long that it wrapped around the warehouse twice. Many had to stand in the line for sever...

Scotskim: lies

Scotskim: lies

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

December 8, 2018


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Paul Manafort’s lies are brought forward Special counsel Robert Mueller of the Russia probe says that Paul Manafort lied to the FBI even after agreeing to cooperate with officials. According to Mueller, Manafort lied about funds and contacts with the Trump administration. Former Trump campaign...

Stanford Splash takes students beyond traditional school curriculum

Stanford Splash takes students beyond traditional school curriculum

Maddy Ting, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


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Purple-colored schedules flutter in students' hands as they rush to class, relying on paper signs to find their way around the Stanford campus. This is no ordinary day, however. It's the weekend of Dec. 1 and Dec. 2, and Stanford Splash is in session. Splash is an educational program founded by Lear...

Cashless food services increase in number

Cashless food services increase in number

Zachary Khouri, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


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With millions of Americans paying by credit rather than cash, mobile payments are expected to reach an unprecedented high of $142 billion by 2019, according to the Federal Reserve. Cashless restaurants are on the rise across the nation, and although there are those who may find it inconvenient to...

Scotskim: fraud

Scotskim: fraud

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


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North Carolina ballot reveals potential election fraud A common battle cry of the Republican party, voter fraud seems to have involved itself with a candidate from the GOP, bringing forth the largest alleged election fraud in recent history. The candidate in question is Republican Mark Harris who won North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District by 905 votes. These results, howev...

Final thoughts from San Carlos Mayor Bob Grassilli

Final thoughts from San Carlos Mayor Bob Grassilli

Bella Reeves, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


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With all the construction and development in downtown San Carlos, some residents and business owners wonder if it's worth it. Still, in his last two weeks in the position, Mayor Bob Grassilli remains confident in the multi-year plan to turn San Carlos into a transit-oriented, carbon-neutral hub that residen...

Santa leaves his sleigh and arrives by helicopter

Santa leaves his sleigh and arrives by helicopter

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


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Santa Claus is coming to town but not in the usual way. On the rainy morning of Dec. 1, Santa flew into the Hiller Aviation Museum by helicopter to bring Christmas joy to children and their families. The Hiller Aviation Museum is an aircraft history museum at the San Carlos Airport. It was fou...

Hometown Holidays spreads Christmas joy

Hometown Holidays spreads Christmas joy

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


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As the seasons change and fall rolls into winter, Christmas celebrations begin. The annual Hometown Holidays celebration took place on Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Some activities featured were a craft and children's fair, photos with Santa, fake snow, a parade, a tree lighting, and performances...

ScotSkim: mourning

ScotSkim: mourning

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

December 2, 2018


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George H.W. Bush dies George H.W. Bush passed away at the age of 94 on Nov. 30, 2018, just sixth months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. Bush died surrounded by his family at his home in Houston. Throughout the years, he battled a variety of health issues. Within 2018 alone, Bush was admi...

Going holiday shopping in-store versus online

Going holiday shopping in-store versus online

Mariela Ramirez, Staff Writer

December 2, 2018


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As the holiday season approaches, Americans scramble for efficient ways of getting gifts for friends and family.   There are many options for getting presents for loved ones, whether it’s shopping online or in-store. According to Forbes, 82 percent of shoppers expect to buy holiday gifts online, whi...

San Carlos holiday festivities light up the night

San Carlos holiday festivities light up the night

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

December 2, 2018


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The holidays have arrived, and many people have begun to hang up their lights in anticipation for Christmas. That includes the City of San Carlos. On Nov. 30, the City of San Carlos kicked off the holiday season with music, activities, food, and lights. The event was organized and funded by the San Car...

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