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Dogs serve tricks and treats at costume contest

Dogs serve tricks and treats at costume contest

Kaylene Lin and Erin Kee

October 29, 2019

Ears up, tails wagging, and costumes on.  That's one small step for dog, one giant leap for dog-kind.  Or at least it was to the crowd that had gathered at Ghirardelli Square to witness YAP's first Halloween Dog Costume Contest on Oct. 26. YAP is the oldest store in Ghirardelli Square beside...

Laurel Street Clean Up unites the community

Laurel Street Clean Up unites the community

Julia Roseborough, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Local community members, from ages 12 to 18, joined with the San Carlos Youth Advisory Council on Oct. 26 to restore their downtown area, picking up any trash they saw along the streets. This event, put on by the Youth Center of San Carlos and Parks and Recreation Department, began at 9 a.m. and cont...

Event policy enforcements spook Eucalyptus Street residents

Event policy enforcements spook Eucalyptus Street residents

Elise Hsu, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

The San Carlos City Council has chosen to enforce public event policies towards the Halloween celebration on Eucalyptus Street, according to a city letter sent to Eucalyptus Street residents on Sept. 13. The letter stated that one enforced policy regards street closure. The street can only be clo...

Blackouts strike the Bay Area

Blackouts strike the Bay Area

Auva Soheili, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

With winds reaching up to 70 miles per hour and five fires sparking up in Northern California, PG&E shut off the power in many areas, leaving 1.3 million residents without electricity. PG&E, a California-based natural gas company, issued the power outage beginning on Saturday, Oct. 26. Some residents received a ...

Tierra Linda-Mariposa students and families raise money at the Color Run

Tierra Linda-Mariposa students and families raise money at the Color Run

Katherine Tsvirkunova, Staff Writer

October 26, 2019

While Carlmont high schoolers were sleeping in on a Sunday morning, Tierra Linda (TL) and Mariposa middle schoolers were up and ready to run a 5K. From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20, students and their families gathered at the annual Tierra Linda-Mariposa Color Run to give back to their schools...

Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival gives visitors a day to remember

Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival gives visitors a day to remember

Katerina Gaines, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

The Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival welcomed both new and returning families to its fun atmosphere filled with expert pumpkin carvers, live music, and small business pop-up shops.   On Oct. 20, Half Moon Bay held its annual two-day pumpkin festival. The event was founded in 1971, making it one of ...

Webb Ranch Pumpkin Patch kicks off the Halloween season

Webb Ranch Pumpkin Patch kicks off the Halloween season

Zoey Beresford

October 22, 2019

The Halloween season brings families together once again for some pumpkin picking fun. People from all over the Bay Area returned to the annual Webb Ranch Pumpkin Patch to make more memories that are bound to last a lifetime. This month-long event has become a popular spot for families to come together d...

Silicon Valley Pride Drag Brunch delivers a lesson on unity with a scary twist

Silicon Valley Pride Drag Brunch delivers a lesson on unity with a scary twist

Aylin Salahifar, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

The San Jose drag brunches hosted by Silicon Valley Pride (SVP) provide a safe space to learn about the LGBTQ community while being entertained by talented drag queens. Held at SoFA Market, the brunch on Oct. 20 was crowded with diverse members from the community, all waiting in anticipation for th...

Climate justice now, homework later

Climate justice now, homework later

Auva Soheili and Rachel McCrea

October 21, 2019

“Climate justice, now!” chanted hordes of young protesters marching in the streets of San Francisco.  Thousands of people, from toddlers to senior citizens, kicked off the youth-led climate strike in front of Nancy Pelosi’s office on September 20, with signs at the ready and chants in full...

World championship pumpkin weigh-off was worth the ‘weight’

World championship pumpkin weigh-off was worth the ‘weight’

Kiana George, Segment Producer

October 19, 2019

The 46th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off brought together 27 of the top pumpkin growers in the West Coast to compete in the battle of the biggest gourds.  On Oct. 14, hundreds of people gathered to watch the 46th annual weigh-off. The event was accompanied by cornhole games for ...

Carlmont Choir Cabaret Night has everyone swaying along

Carlmont Choir Cabaret Night has everyone swaying along

Emma O'Connor and Anika Marino

October 18, 2019

Carlmont Choir Cabaret Night is a fundraising event for the annual choir trip. It allows students to show off their musical talents and creates a welcoming atmosphere for all involved. Photos by: Anika Marino ...

Camp Fire continues to influence PG&E’s power shutoff policy

Camp Fire continues to influence PG&E’s power shutoff policy

Eddy Yeretnov, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

PG&E continues its policy of "public safety power shutoffs" in an attempt to prevent NorCal fires, leaving over 700,000 California residents without power for up to four days. In 2018, PG&E first implemented its power shutoff policy after it went bankrupt due to its involvement in starting...

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