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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...

ScotSkim: at the top

ScotSkim: at the top

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


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Email controversy erupts once again with Ivanka Trump’s use of a private account Hundreds of government business emails were sent out last year through a personal email account, unbeknownst to the public and Trump administration, by none other than the First Daughter. Since The Washington Post rep...

Society wishes you a costly Christmas

Society wishes you a costly Christmas

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


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Christmas is a time for family and cheer, a time to be grateful and enjoy the presence of others. However, it's also the season to spend large amounts of money and time. Starting as early as November 1, people begin to plan their holiday by purchasing airline tickets, buying and gifting colorfully...

Food banks prepare for the holidays

Food banks prepare for the holidays

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

November 25, 2018


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Over 22,000 pounds of apples were sorted and boxed at the Second Harvest Food Bank as part of preparations for the upcoming holiday season on Nov. 14. Apples, along with other many foods, will be given away to families in need all over Bay Area. “We want ensure that [people] have access to ...

Hillsdale mall welcomes Christmas season

Hillsdale mall welcomes Christmas season

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


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Although it is still a couple of days before Thanksgiving, it is never too early for Christmas at the Hillsdale Shopping Center.  Santa Claus decided to come a little early for Christmas this year to start the holiday season. Hundreds of people came to see Santa Claus as he made his first appear...

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