The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

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The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

Scot Scoop News

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.

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Located down the street from Carlmont High School, the shopping center is home to countless businesses.
Students aid regrowth of local businesses
Annabel Chia, Staff Writer — September 21, 2021

Whether it be a quick bite before school or a midday snack after a tiresome day, numerous students have paid a visit to the Carlmont Shopping Center within the past month after returning to in-person learning.  The stores around and at the local shopping center have recently experienced rapid growth...

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The Caldor Fire has caused many evacuations as residents lives are threatened.
Caldor fire sparks issues for environment and students
Austin Li, Staff Writer — September 16, 2021

Ashes engulfed the sky as day quickly turned to night. What was once a popular tourist destination, filled with business and people, is now in a state of turmoil.  On Aug. 14, what started as a small fire quickly surged in size as high winds caused flames to spread through the El Dorado, Alpine,...

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Yulias Skin Care is located on 1365 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070
Yulia's Skin Care's hospitality attracts customers
Amber Chia, Staff Writer — September 15, 2021

Walking into Yulia's Skin Care in the heart of San Carlos, one feels the welcoming atmosphere elicited through the lavender walls ornamented with photos of orchids. Customers are warmly welcomed by Julia Yarovoy, the business owner and esthetician of the small business.  "When you step inside, although...

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Some may ponder the ethics behind selling pictures of your feet or getting into a sugar baby relationship.
Social media leads to sexual exploitation of teens
Allison Raisner, Staff Writer — September 13, 2021

“Would you like to be my sugar baby $700 weekly allowance for you?” a Carlmont senior read from her Instagram direct messages. “You interested in the offer dear?” There is no concrete definition for a “sugar baby” and “sugar daddy” relationship. “Sugar babying” is commonly seen...

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Protests against the Texas Heartbeat Act occurred across the state on Sep. 1 as many activists voiced their concerns about the law.
The start of a new Supreme Court; the end of abortion access
Andrew Tolu and Lindsay Augustine September 13, 2021

Across the country, the debate surrounding abortion — one of life and liberty — continues to put a strain on the American courts with a Texas law restricting abortions in the state. The Texas Heartbeat Act was passed in May of 2021 and went into effect on Sept. 1. The law stipulates...

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The Japantown Peace Plaza is a cultural hub for San Franciscos Japanese community.
Keeping Japantown alive
Erin Kee, Staff Writer — September 8, 2021

In 1906, San Francisco established the first Japantown. As Japanese immigration peaked in the early 1900s, Japanese communities began to blossom all over the United States of America. Yet today, only three Japantowns remain: San Francisco’s, San Jose’s, and Los Angeles’. Japanese Americans were...

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The overwhelming amount of geese in the Redwood Shores area has affected the cleanliness of much of the sidewalk space, which is a common dropping area.
Redwood Shores embarks on a wild goose chase to control geese population
Robin Linares, Staff Writer — August 31, 2021

Efforts to control the population of geese are underway in the Redwood Shores area as they threaten the cleanliness of the community's facilities and the native wildlife that inhabit the area. The San Francisco Bay Area, which encompasses Redwood City, Foster City, San Mateo, and Belmont, has been...

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Afghans gather on a roadside near the military part of the airport on Friday in hopes of fleeing the country after the Talibans takeover.
Uncertainty in Afghanistan leads to political unrest
Josh Barde, Production Editor — August 31, 2021

The United States declared war on Afghanistan the October after the Sept. 11 attacks in New York. Now, 20 years later, the United States has officially withdrawn all personnel and American troops out of Afghanistan as of Aug. 30, 2021. "Tonight’s withdrawal signifies both the end of the military...

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