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Historical ships drop anchor in Redwood City

Historical ships drop anchor in Redwood City

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


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History comes alive in the Port of Redwood City. On March 9, Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain made land in the Port of Redwood City Municipal Marina. The Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain are two tall ships that were built in 1988. They are sister ships and first joined each other du...

Holi celebrates spring with people of all colors

Holi celebrates spring with people of all colors

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


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A stranger runs up to you. They put their hand on your face, yell “Happy Holi!” and disappear into the crowd. Though this may seem like a strange interaction, during Holi, it is to be expected. Holi is a primarily Hindu holiday celebrated around the world in honor of the coming of spring. ...

‘Spectrum Talks’ meeting discusses how to be a good ally to the LGBT community

‘Spectrum Talks’ meeting discusses how to be a good ally to the LGBT community

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018


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The LGBT community has faced a lot of controversy in years past, but there is an increasing number of people who want to be LGBT allies (straight or cisgendered supporters of the LGBT community), especially in the Bay Area today. However, some people may not know how to be an ally or what to do as one. On...

Teen Film Festival celebrates 10th anniversary

Teen Film Festival celebrates 10th anniversary

Justin Som, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


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Discussing sound-layering techniques with other filmmakers. Publicizing your documentary or music video to a large audience. Forming connections with real-life movie producers. At the San Mateo County Libraries' 10th annual Teen Film Festival, filmmakers from 9th to 12th grade presented their short f...

Shore Dogs Park brings community together

Shore Dogs Park brings community together

Catherine Dahlberg, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


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Tails wagging, noses touching, and four legs jumping and bounding with joy. While Shore Dogs Park in Redwood Shores provides dogs a nice, safe place to play and have fun, it also provides benefits for dog owners in the community.   Shore dogs Park, which is located near Radio Road in Redwood Sho...

Senator Dianne Feinstein lacks support of California Democratic Party in re-election

Senator Dianne Feinstein lacks support of California Democratic Party in re-election

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


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U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein is seeking re-election to her fifth term in the U.S. Senate, but this time, she lacks the support of the California Democratic Party. At the annual convention of the California Democratic party that occurred on Feb. 26, only 37 percent of the delegates supported backin...

Mid-Winter Break conflicts with student clubs

Mid-Winter Break conflicts with student clubs

Tyler Dartnell, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


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Mid-winter break is a time of relief for some Carlmont students, but others face the stress of planning their club's schedule to accommodate the break from school. With many weekly clubs, the school year has already been organized by the leaders in terms of what they will do each session. However,...

Dogs and kids form ‘pawsitive’ bond through Paws for Tales

Dogs and kids form ‘pawsitive’ bond through Paws for Tales

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


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On a rainy day at the Redwood Shores library, Marianna the golden retriever wags her tail happily as a little girl reads “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” to her.   Marianna is part of Paws for Tales, a joint effort by the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA and the Peninsula Library System that allows children to form bonds with dogs by readin...

Caltrain launches new public education campaign

Caltrain launches new public education campaign

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


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Have you ever wondered how many people ride Caltrain each day? On Feb. 19, Caltrain launched their new "Did You Know?" public education program. This program was designed to educate the public about the history of the Caltrain corridor and its future plans for modernization. Caltrain's "Did you kno...

Redwood City’s Lunar New Year Festival celebrates diversity

Redwood City’s Lunar New Year Festival celebrates diversity

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018


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For a day, the Redwood City Courthouse Square was transformed into a bustling area filled with street stalls and colorful red lanterns as people came together to celebrate Redwood City's eighth annual Lunar New Year Festival on Feb. 24. The Lunar New Year marks the turn of the lunar calendar, acc...

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Viva Baja exhibit connects kids to the world around them

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Viva Baja exhibit connects kids to the world around them

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


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“Excuse me, why did people want the whales to die?” Curiosity may have killed the cat, but at the Monterey Bay Aquarium it could save the future of the planet. According to its website, “the mission of the nonprofit Monterey Bay Aquarium is to inspire conservation of the ocean.” “¡Viva Baja! Life ...

Snapchat update discourages consumers

Snapchat update discourages consumers

Sam Hanlon, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


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Statistics show that 187 million people use Snapchat every day. But that number might have changed. On Thursday, Feb. 8, Snapchat came out with a new update, version 10.25.2.0, that has created some controversy amongst its users. The app has also been randomly updating itself even if you don't...

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