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San Carlos gets new police chief

San Carlos gets new police chief

Anna Feng, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


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San Carlos will have a new police chief as of March 26. It was announced on March 8 that Capt. Mark Duri would be taking over Greg Rothaus as the police chief of the City of Good Living, according to the San Mateo Daily Journal. The process behind the promotion began with the city's sheriff. The sheriff compiled a list of six possible ca...

Nowruz celebration brings people together

Nowruz celebration brings people together

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


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To some, the official beginning of spring means little. To Persians, the beginning of spring is a time for celebration. For the people of Iran, many of their surrounding neighbors, and Persian Americans, the beginning of spring means the beginning of Nowruz, or Persian New Year: an ancient holiday...

Gem and jewelry show allures gemstone fanatics

Gem and jewelry show allures gemstone fanatics

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


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Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but the Intergem Gem and Jewelry Show had more than just diamonds. The show took place from March 16-18 in the San Mateo County Event Center. It boasted a list of over 100 sellers. The gems sold were varying, with all of them coming from various parts of th...

Sneakers American Pub and Grill reopens on Laurel Street

Sneakers American Pub and Grill reopens on Laurel Street

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


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Just in time for March Madness, the popular San Carlos sports bar ‘Sneakers American Grill’ is reopening in a new location. Sneakers, which is famous for having TVs at every table, has been a San Carlos hotspot since its opening 1992. For decades, Sneakers has been accessible to all due to its proximity to ...

San Carlos City Council candidates prepare for election

San Carlos City Council candidates prepare for election

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


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Three new candidates have announced their campaigns for the upcoming San Carlos City Council elections. The elections will be held in November 2018 and three seats will be open. The candidates, Adam Rak, Laura Parmer-Lohan, and Sara McDowell, are using the early phase of the campaign season to...

Belmont awarded Tree City status once again

Belmont awarded Tree City status once again

Max Lee, Staff Writer

March 18, 2018


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Belmont has become a Tree City as a result of its environmentally mindful actions. To become a Tree City, a community must meet certain criteria. Some of these standards include having all trees legally cared for through a tree board or department, a tree care ordinance, as well as a community fo...

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...

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