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ScotSkim: aftermath

ScotSkim: aftermath

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018


Filed under News, ScotSkim - quick news briefs

President Trump fires Jeff Sessions Hours after the midterm elections polls closed, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced his immediate resignation from office. However, Sessions’ departure was not a personal decision: President Trump fired him. Sessions released an undated letter to the president ...

California Clubhouse brings hope to mentally ill

California Clubhouse brings hope to mentally ill

Andrew Shao, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018


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California Clubhouse in San Carlos provides a unique opportunity for those in the local community living with mental illness to seek help and support. The facility, one of many Clubhouses existing around the globe under the worldwide non-profit Clubhouse International, offers free membership for adults d...

‘Nobody is Above the Law’ protesters demand accountability

‘Nobody is Above the Law’ protesters demand accountability

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


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The sun may have been setting, but the people were just beginning to rise. On Thursday, Nov. 8, protesters gathered at Courthouse Square in Redwood City at 5 p.m. as part of a nationwide protest against President Donald Trump forcing Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign. “People are he...

Día de Los Muertos Festival comes alive with cultural significance

Día de Los Muertos Festival comes alive with cultural significance

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


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Downtown Redwood City during the weekend is everything one would expect from a small city. People eat at various restaurants, while a constant stream of people flows in and out of the movie theaters. However, Sunday night was not one of those ordinary nights. On the night of Nov. 4, Courthouse Square wa...

Leap Sandcastle Classic builds support for art education

Leap Sandcastle Classic builds support for art education

Maddy Ting, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


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The sun shines brightly overhead as children and adults toil beside the ocean waves, working together to create beautiful sand sculptures in honor of the Leap Sandcastle Classic. On Nov. 3, the art education organization Leap hosted their annual Leap Sandcastle Classic at Ocean Beach in San Francisco. Every year, the event's main...

ScotSkim Special Edition: the midterms

ScotSkim Special Edition: the midterms

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under News, ScotSkim - quick news briefs, Top News

America spoke. The 2018 midterm elections displayed high voter turnout, potentially the highest midterm turnout in 20 years.  This race was especially relevant due to the partisan nature of modern politics. With the United States Congress, being controlled by the Republican party, it was imperati...

ScotSkim: controversy

ScotSkim: controversy

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under News, ScotSkim - quick news briefs

President Donald Trump posts questionable advertisement On Nov. 1, five days prior to the 2018 midterm election, President Donald Trump tweeted a new advertisement video depicting Central Americans as cop killers. The ad features Luis Bracamontes, a Mexican man who was deported multiple times bu...

Carlmont science teacher runs for office

Carlmont science teacher runs for office

Zachary Khouri, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


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Running for the position of Assessor-Recorder in San Francisco this year is Paul Bellar, a science teacher in the Sequoia Union High School District. The office of the Assessor, or Assessor-Recorder, accounts for taking all the property in the county, applying the tax law to it, and letting homeow...

Eucalyptus Avenue welcomes revelers on Halloween

Eucalyptus Avenue welcomes revelers on Halloween

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

November 4, 2018


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Thousands of children descended upon Eucalyptus Avenue on Halloween night as they have done for many decades. While many streets remain quiet on Halloween night, the residents of Eucalyptus Avenue were prepared for an onslaught of trick-or-treaters.  “They put an incredible amount of effort a...

Pets bring Halloween spirit to the elderly

Pets bring Halloween spirit to the elderly

Mariela Ramirez, Staff Writer

November 4, 2018


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At Atria, a senior living community in Burlingame, the residents spent Halloween watching a pet parade to celebrate the holiday. The main purpose of this event is to create social connections between animals and community members. “Mental, emotional, and physical benefits are often experienced when ...

San Carlos Children’s Theater promotes upcoming show

San Carlos Children’s Theater promotes upcoming show

Bella Reeves, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


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The San Carlos Children’s Theater publicized their forthcoming musical, "Return to Oz," by hosting a scavenger hunt around San Carlos on Sunday, Oct. 25. Starting at 9:30 a.m. and lasting for two hours, participants completed various tasks to receive raffle tickets. At the end of the event, lucky raffle t...

New bike lanes protect bikers from collision

New bike lanes protect bikers from collision

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


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Every day, bicycle riders take a risk when riding on busy main streets. Because of this, the city of Redwood City has taken some measures to ensure safer streets for everyone. Many studies that have been conducted over the past several years show that riding bikes on busy streets has become incre...

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