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Peet’s Coffee welcomes customers with freshly-brewed coffee

Peet’s Coffee welcomes customers with freshly-brewed coffee

Taya Yakovenko, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


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Peet’s Coffee made it their goal to raise a bar for the American coffee industry while delivering a great tasting cup for those that truly love coffee. Prior to becoming a widely known network, Alfred Peet sold coffee beans. The coffee beans were hand-roasted in small batches. The company grew and became “P...

Pricey food at the Van’s Restaurant underwhelms

Pricey food at the Van’s Restaurant underwhelms

Tiziana Senatti, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


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Have you ever been told to go to a restaurant by others because they say it is good? I happened to do that and I thought the opposite. On 815 Belmont Ave in Belmont, there is a restaurant called "The Van's Restaurant," which serves a variety of American food. I had heard people talk about how g...

Ghost Town’s album ‘Evolution’ shows change is okay

Ghost Town’s album ‘Evolution’ shows change is okay

Lauren McNair, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


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Every time Ghost Town comes out with a new album they are either hated for it, or many people become completely obsessed with it. Ghost Town came out with their new album "Evolution" on Nov. 6, 2016, and their music includes genres such as post hardcore, electronic dance music, dubstep, and horror...

Season Two of ‘Stranger Things’ blows viewers away

Season Two of ‘Stranger Things’ blows viewers away

Zana Lunsford, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


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On Oct. 27, a new season of the sci-fi Netflix original series "Stranger Things" was released to the public. Chock full of cinema genius and an entertaining plot line that just kept unraveling, "Stranger Things 2" blew me away. Twin brothers Matthew and Ross Duffer created the show and released the...

Season Two of ‘Riverdale’ becomes a soap opera

Season Two of ‘Riverdale’ becomes a soap opera

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


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The first season of "Riverdale" on CW television network was a teen drama full of twists and turns that kept us all watching episode after episode, but Season Two is almost a completely different story. The show turned the beloved "Archie Comics" series from the 1940s into a dark teen drama involving...

A go-to Chinese restaurant: Gin Mon

A go-to Chinese restaurant: Gin Mon

Tiziana Senatti, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017


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Gin Mon is one of my favorite go-to restaurants in the Belmont area. It's located in the Carlmont shopping center and is a place where people can enjoy delicious Chinese food. When the waitress came to the table, I ordered the hot and sour soup, chicken potstickers, Chinese short ribs, and the chick...

Paris Baguette leaves people ‘kneading’ more pastries

Paris Baguette leaves people ‘kneading’ more pastries

Taya Yakovenko, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


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A pleasant atmosphere, the smell of coffee, and freshly baked pastries will welcome everyone to one of many well-known Paris Baguette cafes. The Paris Baguette chain is known for having a variety of well-crafted desserts, offering both pastries and cakes and making it one of the best places to g...

Cardi B takes over the hip-hop scene with ‘Bodak Yellow’

Cardi B takes over the hip-hop scene with ‘Bodak Yellow’

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


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Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” has been making history since its release this summer, and the female rapper’s career seems to be far from over. Cardi started as an exotic dancer and started to gain a following on Instagram because of her “no-filter attitude,” causing her to become an internet sensation...

Tin Pot Creamery serves special sweet treats

Tin Pot Creamery serves special sweet treats

Taya Yakovenko, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


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The long awaited Tin Pot Creamery finally opened in a newly built neighborhood in San Mateo.   Tin Pot Creamery has a wide range of original flavors that are not to be found in other ice cream places. A few examples of these flavors are Earl Grey, banana and fudge, snickerdoodle, and pumpkin with ...

‘Everything Now’ is an uninspired disappointment

‘Everything Now’ is an uninspired disappointment

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017


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"Everything Now" is by far the weakest album in Arcade Fire’s discography. Arcade Fire turns away from everything that made them likable and unsuccessfully attempts to become a dance music group. Arcade Fire is a Montreal-based Indie-Rock powerhouse; the members include Win Butler, Regine Chassagne,...

The Griddle serves a to die for French toast

The Griddle serves a to die for French toast

Tiziana Senatti, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


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In Los Angeles there are many great restaurants, but one in particular that is truly amazing. On 7916 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, there is a phenomenal café called “The Griddle,” which serves a variety of American breakfast diner food. When I first saw the line stretching outside the c...

‘The Good Doctor’ saves ABC’s ratings

‘The Good Doctor’ saves ABC’s ratings

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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ABC’s new medical drama, “The Good Doctor,” aims to clear misconceptions about autism. Ever since the show was released in September, it has been doing just that. “The Good Doctor” follows Dr. Shaun Murphy, played by Freddie Highmore (from A&E's twist on the show Psycho, Bates Motel). ...

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