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Hometown Days opens holiday season for Redwood City

Hometown Days opens holiday season for Redwood City

Andrey Zaytsev, Staff Writer

December 3, 2017


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On Dec. 2, Redwood City hosted their annual Hometown Days on and around the courthouse square.  The event, which was set up by the Redwood City Downtown Business Group, featured fake snow, an array of different food trucks, and many performances by several bands, orchestras, dance groups, carolers, and theatrical groups. S...

Food for Fines garners community support

Food for Fines garners community support

Justin Som, Staff Writer

December 2, 2017


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Belmont community members have been on the lookout for new ways to help fire victims. For some, the direct approach of driving over to the North Bay and participating in relief efforts may not be the easiest nor most efficient way to show support. The Belmont Library has provided an answer to this...

Bay Area Christmas tree prices soar as Christmas tree shortage arises

Bay Area Christmas tree prices soar as Christmas tree shortage arises

Ethan Tarnarider, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


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As thousands of Bay Area families prepare to purchase their "perfect Christmas tree," many may be shocked by the stickered prices on every tree. Prices for Christmas trees have shot up recently, which is greatly connected to the Great Recession of 2007. During that time, families affecting by the...

Carlmont hosts flag football clinic with local NFL player

Carlmont hosts flag football clinic with local NFL player

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


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As the professional football season nears its end, many local seasons are just beginning. On Sept. 18, YepSF hosted a free flag football clinic with former NFL player Kevin Greene at Carlmont High School to get kids interested in playing the sport. The organization will be running an upcoming flag foo...

Belmont Christmas tree lighting rings in the holiday season

Belmont Christmas tree lighting rings in the holiday season

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


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No sooner did the red and orange Thanksgiving decorations come down, did the green and red Christmas decorations come up. On Monday, Nov. 27, the Carlmont Village Shopping Center hosted the Belmont Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Boutique. From 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., local artisans sold goods, Santa and...

Belmont Craft Faire kicks off holiday season

Belmont Craft Faire kicks off holiday season

Andrew Shen, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


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Belmont kicks off the holiday season with a craft fair encouraging city residents and neighboring communities to join in. On Nov. 18,  Belmont hosted its annual Holiday Craft Faire where vendors sell the arts and crafts that they have made. “The purpose of the event is to kick off the holidays for Belmont and our neighboring co...

Dickens Fair attracts Christmas enthusiasts

Dickens Fair attracts Christmas enthusiasts

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

November 26, 2017


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*source wished to keep their last name anonymous Hundreds kicked off the holiday season on Nov. 18 at the Cow Palace’s Great Dickens Christmas Fair and Victorian Holiday Party. The Dickens Fair, which is held every weekend until Dec. 17, is in its 35th year of celebration. Run by Red Barn Prod...

Families gather to commemorate loss of loved ones

Families gather to commemorate loss of loved ones

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

November 24, 2017


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For people who have lost friends or family to suicide, the International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day on Nov. 26 was a way to connect with others who understood what they were going through, as well as a way to heal from their loss. According to the website for the American Foundation for Suicide Prev...

Art on the Square show provides a stroke of creativity for Redwood City

Art on the Square show provides a stroke of creativity for Redwood City

Andrey Zaytsev, Staff Writer

November 24, 2017


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Local residents and artists came to the Art on the Square show in the San Mateo County History Museum to view and share art. Pottery, jewelry, woodwork, ceramics, painting, and photography were just some of the forms of art displayed at the event. While the show allowed locals to see the delicacy in...

San Carlos votes on school board representatives

San Carlos votes on school board representatives

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017


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  Neil Layton along with current board members Kathleen Farley and Carol Elliot win the three vacant San Carlos School District school board positions in the election on Nov. 7. Neil Layton and Thomas Vigdal were new candidates who opposed the incumbents to fill the last available slot. ...

Shoeboxes filled with toys light up the holiday season

Shoeboxes filled with toys light up the holiday season

Mandy Hitchcock, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


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Empty cardboard shoeboxes packed with toys and goodies will be shipped out to kids internationally after being donated and collected throughout National Collection Week. Every year during the third week of November Samaritan's Purse's Operation Christman Child encourages those of all ages to hunt around for gifts of any kind and get together with friends and family in a packing party to fill shoebox...

Belmont plans to incorporate joint fire department once again

Belmont plans to incorporate joint fire department once again

Max Lee, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


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The fire departments of Belmont, Foster City, and San Mateo are soon to be seen as one. The Belmont City Council has agreed to join Foster City and San Mateo City Council's plan of creating a joint fire department between the cities. The subject of a joint powers agency is not a new one for Be...

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