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The rising fear over climate change

The rising fear over climate change

Zachary Khouri, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

Four hundred and eleven million people across the world would be exposed to drought. Eighty million people to drowning. As much as 56 centimeters on average would the sea level rise; in some places, 50 feet. The chances of land being suitable for the transmission of deadly diseases, such as...

ScotSkim: resistance

ScotSkim: resistance

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

Steve Mnuchin refuses to release Trump's tax returns On Monday, the Treasury Department said that it would not release President Donald Trump's tax returns to Congress; this defies the request made by House Democrats. Steve Mnuchin, the treasury secretary, wrote that the request for the tax retu...

Art brings new energy to Redwood City

Art brings new energy to Redwood City

Audrey Luey, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

The Redwood City Parks and Arts Foundation hosted its monthly Open Paint 2.0 community event, welcoming friends, family, and strangers to the Redwood City Courthouse Square to enjoy an afternoon of outdoor painting. The Community Advocacy Through Art (CATA) organization presents Open Paint 2.0, with programs including local nonprofits and the artwork of rising hi...

Warm weather sparks exploration

Warm weather sparks exploration

Leela Stuepfert, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019

With the variety of outdoor adventures located near Half Moon Bay, there is no longer a need to travel all the way down to the beach to breathe in salty air and gaze upon whales. As the winter season takes a turn into the summer, high school students are tempted to explore new vistas. “My friend...

Juice Wrld lights up the stage in San Francisco

Juice Wrld lights up the stage in San Francisco

Leela Stuepfert, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

While San Francisco residents went about their typical Monday routines, 8,500 people danced the night away inside the Civic Auditorium at a Juice Wrld concert. Out of the 18 shows on the tour, American rapper Juice Wrld made a stop in San Francisco, Calif. on Monday, May 1. His name, Juice Wrld, intends ...

San Francisco’s cheesiest day of the year welcomes all

San Francisco’s cheesiest day of the year welcomes all

Shayna Yurovitsky, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

Dozens of food trucks filled to the brim with the best, most unique grilled cheeses were brought to the city of San Francisco for this year's National Grilled Cheese Month. The two-day event brought a swarm of people to gather and indulge in the simple snack. On the warm and sunny days of April 13 and ...

Belmont kids break local egg hunting record at Twin Pines Park

Belmont kids break local egg hunting record at Twin Pines Park

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

As Easter Sunday approached, the City of Belmont organized the annual Easter Egg Hunt, a tradition that has taken place in Belmont for decades. On April 20, children from the ages of 3 to 10 gathered at Twin Pines Park with their baskets in hand, eager to fill them up with as many chocolate-filled e...

Earth Day encourages lifestyle changes

Earth Day encourages lifestyle changes

Alyssa Huang, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

Earth Day 2019 revived consciousness for mother nature, spurring a number of trash cleanups, festivals, and other environment-related events in the Bay Area and around the world. Although Earth Day was officially on April 22, many Bay Area organizers opted to hold their events on the weekends befor...

Enjoying Starbucks comes at a cost

Enjoying Starbucks comes at a cost

Mariela Ramirez, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

From seasonal drinks to sweet treats, Starbucks is a place that seems to draw students in whether it’s before or after school. Not only do students from Carlmont High School appreciate the various options Starbucks has to offer, but students from Notre Dame High School, Ralston Middle School, and...

Cherry Blossom Festival promotes Japanese culture

Cherry Blossom Festival promotes Japanese culture

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

All across the globe, Harumi, a Cherry Blossom Festival, signals the beginning of spring and the end of winter colds. Harumi is a traditional Japanese holiday that is meant to represent the end of winter and showcase the beauty of the blossom. The cherry blossom is meant to be a reminder that all ...

San Carlos Youth Center spreads joy at their monthly dance

San Carlos Youth Center spreads joy at their monthly dance

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019

On April 19, local middle school students gathered at the San Carlos Youth Center, where a fun-filled night of dancing, socializing, and eating awaited them. Every month, the San Carlos Youth Center hosts a dance catered to the students of the San Carlos middle schools such as Tierra Linda and Central...

The Hiller Aviation Museum opens their runway for a run of a lifetime

The Hiller Aviation Museum opens their runway for a run of a lifetime

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

Going on a Sunday morning run on an airport runway is not something many people have checked off their bucket list, but this weekend, the Hiller Aviation Museum opened up their doors to the Bay Area community to do just that. As summer approaches, fun runs and 5k runs are beginning to pop up again, ...

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