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Caltrain Business Plan steams through with support

Caltrain Business Plan steams through with support

Justin Som, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


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On Feb. 1, the Joint Powers Board, which owns and operates the Caltrain rail system, approved the proposed Caltrain Business Plan. According to Caltrain, the approved plan will allow for them to enact "to identify a service model that supports long-term regional job and population growth, and surging...

Filoli Gardens unlocks its gates for a longer season

Filoli Gardens unlocks its gates for a longer season

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


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California does not have a winter season, and neither does Filoli. This was the first year that Filoli Gardens, a California Historical Landmark, opened its gates to the public during the winter. Filoli Gardens is a country house located on a 645-acre estate. The house was built between 1915 a...

Young and old gather for Week of the Family

Young and old gather for Week of the Family

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


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At 19 years old, the Week of the Family shows how traditions become better with age. The younger generation of San Carlos spent quality time with the older generations during the Adopt-A-Grandparent Day at the San Carlos Elms on Jan. 29 as part of the Week of the Family, a town custom.  Partnerin...

San Carlos petting zoo invites families to bond

San Carlos petting zoo invites families to bond

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


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Why did the chickens cross the road? To get to the petting zoo. A petting zoo was featured at the San Carlos Library on Jan. 28 as one of several events put on for The San Carlos Week of the Family. The San Carlos Week of the Family was founded by Don Eaton, a three-time former mayor of San Car...

Life hacks meeting gives students information about alternatives to a four year college

Life hacks meeting gives students information about alternatives to a four year college

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

January 28, 2018


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On Jan. 25 after school, students gathered at the Belmont Library to attend a seminar about life. The goal of the seminar series is to show students some choices of education or career path after high school. "This event is part of a series called Life Hacks. The idea of this came from one of the...

San Carlos library hosts their first S.T.E.A.M. fair

San Carlos library hosts their first S.T.E.A.M. fair

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


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On January 20, the San Carlos Library held its first-ever S.T.E.A.M. Fair to give the San Carlos community hands-on experience with science. S.T.E.A.M. is an acronym for science and technology interpreted through engineering and the arts, all based in mathematical elements. The fair consisted of seven dif...

Good Food Awards brings together fans of sustainable food

Good Food Awards brings together fans of sustainable food

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


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The eighth annual Good Food Awards, held at Fort Mason (in San Francisco), collected a large crowd to celebrate sustainable food from around the country. The Good Food Awards assemble American producers and judge their products based primarily on taste and sustainability. They host a series of three c...

Save the Bay welcomes migratory birds

Save the Bay welcomes migratory birds

Justin Som, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


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Every year, more than a million migratory birds take refuge in the Palo Alto Baylands. For 2018, Save the Bay intended to welcome these travelers by removing invasive plant species and replacing them with native ones. "We're here to make these estuaries better for the birds and other species that...

The Women’s March is not just for women

The Women’s March is not just for women

Sophie Lynd and Connor Lin

January 21, 2018


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The sun beat down on San Francisco City Hall as people gathered to have their voices heard in the 2018 San Francisco Women’s March. But the fight for women’s rights was not the only topic. On Jan. 20, tens of thousands of people walked together in a march organized by Women’s March Bay Are...

San Francisco Women’s March returns with a path to the ballot

San Francisco Women’s March returns with a path to the ballot

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018


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They rose. They resisted. And most notably, they repeated. On Saturday, Jan. 20, the women of San Francisco took to the streets one year after the Women’s March on Washington with a powerful message: Hear our vote. The San Francisco March was one of many sister marches held around the country in s...

SamTrans schedule changes could impact students

SamTrans schedule changes could impact students

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


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The SamTrans system provides fundamental transportation services to the Bay Area in the form of trains, accessible services for the disabled, and buses. In an attempt to improve and simplify service, several SamTrans bus routes and schedules are being modified effective Jan. 21. “The merged routes ...

Community responds to shooting of Belmont resident

Community responds to shooting of Belmont resident

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


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A 19-year-old man was shot on Chula Vista Drive in Belmont. The shooting took place around 4:50 p.m. on the evening of Jan. 17 in front of the victim’s house. Police officers arrived at the scene soon after. Sergeant Pete Lotti of the Belmont Police Department said, “We believe that there ...

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