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Billie Eilish conquers each stage ‘1 by 1’

Billie Eilish conquers each stage ‘1 by 1’

Auva Soheili, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


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While many teens spent their Saturday night cramming for upcoming tests, 16-year-old phenomenon Billie Eilish kicked off her 1 by 1 tour. Eilish's first stop on her tour was at Fox Theater in Oakland on Saturday, Oct. 20. The concert started at 7:30 p.m. with Eilish's brother, Finneas O'Connell, ...

Hundreds walk for awareness of suicide prevention

Hundreds walk for awareness of suicide prevention

Annika Barsy, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


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People gathered in a small park in San Jose,  where they share their losses and work toward a brighter future regarding suicide prevention. The South Bay Out of Darkness Walk brings people together to support the fight against suicide. Run by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AF...

ScotSkim: hate

ScotSkim: hate

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


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Yet another shooting envokes fear among the masses Eleven people are dead including Holocaust survivors and seven are injured along with the perpetrator following a shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh. On Oct. 27, Robert Bowers stormed a Shabbat service armed with an assault rifle and three handgun...

Trader Joe’s welcomes the Halloween season with affordable pumpkins

Trader Joe’s welcomes the Halloween season with affordable pumpkins

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


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Speckled or striped, bumpy or smooth, pumpkins of all shapes and sizes arrive straight from the patch to your doorstep all thanks to the middleman: Trader Joe's. Each year, Trader Joe's adds pumpkins to the list of items sold at their stores. Their wide assortment of colors and shapes allows buyers to se...

ScotSkim: targets

ScotSkim: targets

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


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Pipe bombs sent to left-wing associates News broke Wednesday morning that pipe bombs were sent to various prominent members of the Democratic party, including the Clintons and the Obamas, and to CNN headquarters in New York City. The reporting of these incidents stirred up confusion, as authorities ...

Surf Air noisily returns to San Carlos Airport

Surf Air noisily returns to San Carlos Airport

Andrew Shao, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


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Surf Air operations have returned to San Carlos Airport after a months-long hiatus from the area, according to San Mateo County Airports Assistant Manager Chris Peter. The company is locally notorious for its heavy contributions to the airport’s noise pollution, frequently operating its relativel...

ScotSkim: safety

ScotSkim: safety

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


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US pulls out of long-standing nuclear arms treaty with Russia An agreement that was initially made to avoid nuclear conflict is said to be eliminated, as President Trump announced on his way to a campaign rally in Nevada. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty established during the...

New stoplight on Ralston Avenue works to ease traffic

New stoplight on Ralston Avenue works to ease traffic

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

October 21, 2018


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The traffic that faces people going on Ralston Avenue is difficult to manage. A commute that would normally take a few minutes can end up becoming a much longer one. In hopes of reducing traffic, the City of Belmont collaborated with Crystal Springs Upland School to put up a traffic light at the i...

Health concerns spur voters to vote for Prop. 7

Health concerns spur voters to vote for Prop. 7

Zachary Khouri, Staff Writer

October 20, 2018


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Midterms are coming up soon on Nov. 6, and California’s citizens will be voting on Proposition 7 — and whether or not to make daylight saving time (DST) permanent throughout the state. DST was first implemented in 1918, giving us the bright summer evenings and the dark winter nights that we have...

ScotSkim: southern border

ScotSkim: southern border

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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Trump threatens to close the border As hundreds of refugees approach the United States, President Trump threatens to close the U.S. border with Mexico to prevent their entry. The caravan consists primarily of Hondurans, however, it is thought have refugees from several Central American nations. With t...

San Carlos City Council candidates turn their focus on Generation Z

San Carlos City Council candidates turn their focus on Generation Z

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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As the U.S. midterms approach, politics are on everybody's mind. However, an equally important election is being overlooked: the race for the San Carlos City Council, where three out of five candidates will be elected to City Council on Nov. 6. This year’s City Council race is more competitive than the ele...

New Dunkin’ Donuts serves up excitement in San Carlos

New Dunkin’ Donuts serves up excitement in San Carlos

Rachel McCrea, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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Dunkin' Donuts has taken over the East Coast, and now it's coming to take over the west. The chain opened its San Carlos location on Oct. 17, adding to its growing list of Bay Area stores. Dubbed a "next generation" store, it boasts cold drinks on tap, free Wi-Fi, and a spacious, modern design. The ...

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