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Pandemic Halloween leaves trick-or-treaters with witchful thinking

October 28, 2020

With spooky season just around the corner, many are preparing to celebrate Halloween. COVID-19 is making it riskier to interact with others, as the holiday will not quite be the...

Sara Stone partakes in a pumpkin carving contest with her friends this Halloween!

Ongoing pandemic thwarts teen Halloween festivities

October 25, 2020

With Halloween right around the corner, teenagers are forced to consider the ongoing pandemic when planning their festivities.  COVID-19 has redefined social norms and activit...

Half Moon Bay Wasabi spices up the sushi scene

October 23, 2020

Jeff Roller and Tim Hall took on the challenge of growing the world's most difficult crop: Wasabi. Now their fresh wasabi is being served in some of the countries' top restaurants. Music:...

Peninsula Humane Society and local shelters adopt new safety measures due to COVID-19

October 19, 2020

With the rate of animal adoptions increasing due to COVID-19, Peninsula Human Society and other shelters alter their adoption and volunteering processes, while adopting safety...

Redwood City Police: Adapting to the new normal

October 16, 2020

COVID-19 has created problems for all essential workers, which affects how they do their jobs. Faced with these challenges, the Redwood City Police have had to overcome and adapt...

Wearing a fabric mask puts style over safety

October 9, 2020

Although wearing a fabric mask may look better than a medical mask, it can pose a threat to your health. Oftentimes, fabric masks are made with an inadequate amount of layers or...

Pens, Pencils, and a Pandemic Ep. 2: The Itzkowitz twins in two different worlds

September 30, 2020

Twins, Ruth and Hannah Itzkowitz, are juniors attending college in Massachusetts. They are living completely different lives, as COVID-19 has changed many college plans. One sister...

Claire Mack cranks out crunch cakes for the community

September 30, 2020

84-year-old San Mateo resident Claire Mack was a high school dropout who overcame obstacles and served her community as an activist, local tv host, author, and city mayor. Now...

Firefighters overcome heated adversity of wildfires

September 25, 2020

With many wildfires spreading throughout California, the demand for firefighters has been excessive. Their jobs are challenging due to many safety factors the they must adhere...

COVID-19 creates a problematic economy as the world struggles to slow the spread of the virus

September 25, 2020

COVID-19 has caused many different industries to shut down, ultimately causing problems for the economy and slowing down the velocity of money. Until small businesses and international...

Dining outdoors leaves individuals responsible for own safety

September 19, 2020

With the desire to do things that are now restricted due to the pandemic, many are longing to experience normalcy. Restaurants have altered their establishments to fit social distancing...

Living with mother Earth Ep. 1: Carlmont’s climate

September 16, 2020

You turn on the TV, go onto a social media account, or read an article. You see it pop up multiple times throughout your experience, and you have heard talk about it millions of...

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