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Rolling Loud rolls into the Bay Area

Rolling Loud rolls into the Bay Area

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


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Another music festival added to the Bay Area's many. On Saturday Oct. 21 and Sunday Oct. 22, Rolling Loud Festival took on Mountain View's Shoreline Amphitheatre for two days filled with music, food, and sweaty bodies. The lineup included popular rappers like Lil Wayne, SchoolBoy Q, and Lil Uzi Vert, who all had lighting and special effects ...

Construction inconveniences CalTrain commuters

Construction inconveniences CalTrain commuters

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


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Daily train commuters are facing complications due to new building developments being constructed next to the San Carlos train station. The developments will provide additional real estate opportunities in the form of multifamily housing and commercial space.  However, due to ongoing construction, the city was forced to ...

Lack of parking poses issues

Lack of parking poses issues

Max Lee, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


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One of the special bonds that students and parents share is the hassle associated with Carlmont parking lots. Carlmont's parking lots have resulted in an overflow of students and parents parking in nearby streets such as Chula Vista Drive. Despite their actions being completely legal, they have caus...

Annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival celebrates its 47th anniversary

Annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival celebrates its 47th anniversary

Kim Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


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On Oct. 15, crowds gathered to enjoy local art, music, food, and drinks at the annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival. Live music entertained attendees throughout the day as thousands stopped by art vendors, carved pumpkins, and enjoyed the festive cuisine. Each year, the size of the fest...

Oktoberfest offers festivities for the whole family

Oktoberfest offers festivities for the whole family

Gabby Tirsell, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


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The celebration of Oktoberfest is widely synonymous with beer and drinking. However, local festivals offer a variety of family-friendly activities as well.  The annual Oktoberfest of San Carlos was held at the Hiller Aviation Museum on Oct. 15, where many celebrated by dressing in traditional l...

Carlmont Academic Foundation receives grant from Oracle

Carlmont Academic Foundation receives grant from Oracle

Tyler Dartnell, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


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On Nov. 6, 2015, technology and equipment were replaced and updated in the Biotechnology Institute (BTI) at Carlmont High School using a $20,000 grant given by Oracle. Oracle, whose headquarters are in Redwood City, is a multinational computer technology corporation. Oracle gave this grant to Carlmont...

Bridgepointe ice rink reopening provides new opportunities

Bridgepointe ice rink reopening provides new opportunities

Ethan Tarnarider, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


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It's finally back! On Sept. 18, the Bridgepointe committee fight for the reopening of their ice rink had prevailed. The Redwood city ice rink, run by the Nazareth ice oasis group, was able to obtain ownership of the San Mateo rink and was reopened under the name "Nazareth Ice Oasis San Mateo." The...

Redwood City residents and police officers bond over coffee

Redwood City residents and police officers bond over coffee

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


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Residents of Redwood City and members of the Redwood City Police Force joined together at the Starbucks on Broadway to celebrate Coffee with a Cop day.  Coffee with a Cop is a national initiative that brings police personnel and civilians together to discuss issues and get to know each other on a person...

Smoke from Napa wildfire breaches Carlmont

Smoke from Napa wildfire breaches Carlmont

Justin Som, Staff Writer

October 14, 2017


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Roughly 70 miles of highway separates Carlmont and the raging fires in Napa. Yet only three days after the blaze started on Oct. 8, Carlmont students were already wheezing, blanketing their faces, and grabbing face masks. The fire had thankfully not traveled all the way from the North Bay...

County History Museum opens new exhibit

County History Museum opens new exhibit

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

October 14, 2017


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After much hard work and preparation, the San Mateo County History Museum finally opened its new exhibit, titled Sketches From World War I, last month. The exhibit showcases artwork from Alvin Page Colby, a soldier from Burlingame who later served as a cook while deployed in France. These scenes d...

Belmont prohibits the sale of marijuana

Belmont prohibits the sale of marijuana

Andrew Shen, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


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A new Belmont law prohibits marijuana retail stores despite California’s legalization of the recreational drug. When California passed Proposition 64, the statewide sale and use of recreational marijuana were legalized. Proposition 64 gave individual cities the authority to either ban or regulat...

Students gather for JEANC Media Day

Students gather for JEANC Media Day

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


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Dozens of students milled around the Palo Alto High School Media Arts Center, excitedly waiting for the JEANC NorCal Media Day to commence. The NorCal Media Day is an annual event run by JEANC where sessions throughout the day are led by teachers and students alike to help high schoolers improve t...

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