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ScotSkim: voting

ScotSkim: voting

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


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North Dakota law limits voters The Supreme Court passed a law which prohibits citizen without an address from voting. This law, effective immediately, came in response to the election of North Dakota Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp six years ago. North Dakota is a historically Republican state and H...

ScotSkim: weather

ScotSkim: weather

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


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Hurricane Michael destroys Mexico Beach Hurricane Michael has killed at least 18 people and three are still unaccounted for in Mexico Beach, Fla. At least 230,000 people are lacking electrical power, according to CNN, and there have been long lines of people waiting for fuel. President Donald Trump an...

School district asks for personal input on school curriculum

School district asks for personal input on school curriculum

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


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In an attempt to gain more input from the community, the Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD) organized a Community Engagement event on Oct.2. Superintendent Mary Streshly said, "We wanted to hear parents’ and students’ voices on this issue.” Students, parents, teachers, and public officials came together to discuss the...

Utility box art brings color to Belmont

Utility box art brings color to Belmont

Sjoerd Huitema, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


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In order to make the utility boxes in Belmont more vibrant, the Belmont City Council and Parks and Recreation Commission have approved an art program. This program allows artists to paint the boxes and brighten up the city. Many of these boxes were plain and gray before the start of the program....

California voters push for rent control

California voters push for rent control

CJ Ward, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


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Proposition 10, also known as the Affordable Housing Act, is on the ballot for California’s general elections this year. If the measure is passed, it will repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act. According to Curbed Los Angeles, Costa-Hawkins was passed in California in 1995, enabling landlords to raise the monthly rent of their properties as much as they wanted, usually to match t...

Hundreds of costumed corgis hit the sand at San Francisco’s Corgi Con

Hundreds of costumed corgis hit the sand at San Francisco’s Corgi Con

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


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At a distance, the crowd at Ocean Beach seemed typical for a Saturday afternoon. There were surfers, Karl the Fog, and sparse parking. But as visitors descended down the steps and hit the sand, they were soon greeted by a chorus of barks as hundreds of stumpy corgis ran back and forth in elaborate cos...

Belmont Water Dog Run makes a ‘pawsitive’ impact on local education foundations

Belmont Water Dog Run makes a ‘pawsitive’ impact on local education foundations

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

October 14, 2018


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The first annual Waterdog Run kicked off bright and early Saturday morning after two years of preparation. The sun had just come up when 210 runners lined up at the start of the 10K race. The race, which started on the pristine grounds of Notre Dame de Namur University, was the first of six running e...

Evan Ajuria becomes the youngest to sell at the Art and Wine Festival

Evan Ajuria becomes the youngest to sell at the Art and Wine Festival

Leela Stuepfert, Staff Writer

October 13, 2018


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At an art show, one wouldn't expect to find a teenager selling their artwork, but a sophomore from Carlmont has strived to break that stereotype. The annual Art and Wine Festival, held in San Carlos, assembled various individuals to sell their works of art. Evan Ajuria, a sophomore, was among them. ...

San Francisco Transbay Transit Center undergoes temporary closing

San Francisco Transbay Transit Center undergoes temporary closing

Mariela Ramirez, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


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The closing of San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center is revealing more complications than meets the eye. The $2 billion center opened to the public on Aug. 11, 2018, but was unexpectedly closed due to the discovery of two cracked beams. The goal of the Transit Center is to replace the old,...

Gas leaks threaten Belmont residents

Gas leaks threaten Belmont residents

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


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Julia Cogan, mother of two, had only her family’s safety in mind as she and her sons were evacuated Saturday morning, Oct. 6, by the local Belmont Fire Department. This incident, and similar cases, have recently occurred around the hills of Belmont’s residential area. The reason? Gas le...

Fremont community celebrates Mediterranean history

Fremont community celebrates Mediterranean history

Bella Reeves, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


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Fremont pays tribute to its past by recognizing the Franciscan friars who settled in the area in 1894, planted olive trees, and shared their golden oils with the locals in their annual Olive Festival, hosted by the Mission San Jose Chamber of Commerce. For the last 17 years, Bay Area residents could at...

Boba tea pops onto the Bay Area scene

Boba tea pops onto the Bay Area scene

Alyssa Huang, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


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When thinking about dessert, the American classics probably come to mind: cake, ice cream, apple pie, and various others that are frequently seen in American culture. While they are still widely loved, other desserts, like boba tea, have taken the stage in the Bay Area. Boba tea, the sweet, caf...

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