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.

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

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An autonomous Waymo car drives on U.S. Highway 101 in Burlingame, Calif.
Waymo’s freeway expansion encounters safety concerns from drivers
Sophia Fu, Staff Writer • April 6, 2024

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) recently greenlit Waymo, an autonomous driving technology company, expansion onto freeways...

The 57th Northern California Cherry Blossom is set to occur in April in San Francisco, attracting over 220,000 attendees to celebrate Japanese traditions and the blossoming of the iconic pink flowers.
Japanese Americans embrace heritage through Cherry Blossom Festival
Shiori Chen, Staff Writer • March 29, 2024

Sky-blue flyers adorn Japantown in San Francisco as stores promote the upcoming 57th Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival. In a couple...

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Leila Grays African daisies sit near her patio.
California climate patterns shape superbloom display
Isabelle Ling, Staff Writer • March 25, 2024

California superblooms, characterized by vibrant wildflowers on hillsides and valleys, showcase nature shaped by climate patterns, affecting...

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Carlmont senior Sam Dechaine scans the snack options available at the Student Store on campus. Several choices, including Go-Gurt, Goldfish, and Pop-Tarts, contain synthetic dyes. “We should make snacks seem less processed and that includes taking out artificial food coloring and making them feel more natural,” Dechaine said.
California bill removes synthetic additives from public schools
Jessica Li, Staff Writer • March 24, 2024

State lawmakers in California have introduced Assembly Bill 2316 to ban synthetic food dyes from being served in public schools. Proposed...

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A woman identifying as Sabrina helps color-sort rocks at a vendors booth. When most people look at these dry, they cant figure out what theyre looking at. But in water, they look like they would when theyre polished, Sabrina said.
Mineral & Gem Show digs up the joys of the rocks
Alex Hall, Staff Writer • March 21, 2024

Vendors push into the walkways, trying to draw customers with cased displays of their wares. In the corner, the drone of a loudspeaker buzzes...

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A member of the San Francisco Glens Soccer Club waves an Irish flag while marching through the parade.
San Francisco's St. Patrick's Day Parade celebrates Irish heritage
Hailee Byun, Staff Writer • March 21, 2024

Thousands attended San Francisco’s 2024 St. Patrick’s Day Parade to embrace Irish culture and traditions and to come together...

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