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The struggles of living impoverished within the Bay Area

The struggles of living impoverished within the Bay Area

February 12, 2019

The Bay Area is one of the most diverse places in the entire world to live. It includes Silicon Valley and San Francisco, centers of technological innovation in the US, as well a...

Night of Lights brings Christmas spirit to Half Moon Bay

Night of Lights brings Christmas spirit to Half Moon Bay

December 10, 2018

Christmas spirit is starting to light up the faces of citizens in the Bay Area. The Night of Lights celebration in Half Moon Bay took place on Dec. 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. It began with a tree lighting ceremony at Mac Dut...

Smoke on the water: Bay Area shelters from Camp Fire smoke

Smoke on the water: Bay Area shelters from Camp Fire smoke

November 16, 2018

As of Nov. 15, the Bay Area has the worst air quality in the world. In this breaking news piece, we answer your most pressing questions about the smoke invading our communities, including Carlmont's response to canceling school and how you can help victims.

Increasing gas prices fuel problems for teens

Increasing gas prices fuel problems for teens

September 25, 2018

For adults with full-time careers, a spike in gas prices is frustrating yet manageable. However, teenagers across the Bay Area are struggling to fund their transportation. ...

Bay Area restaurants move toward eco-friendly status

Bay Area restaurants move toward eco-friendly status

September 10, 2018

You are at the coffee shop you visit every morning as an essential step in your routine. You order a decaf iced mocha, wait by the pick-up counter, and receive your coffee when...

Landfill is adding up in the Bay Area

Landfill is adding up in the Bay Area

June 15, 2018

At the end of the week, every homeowner piles up their trash and puts it in a black bin on their sidewalk to be collected. That next morning, a truck arrives and makes it all disap...

Carlmont boys’ tennis faces Menlo-Atherton for Bay Division title

Carlmont boys’ tennis faces Menlo-Atherton for Bay Division title

April 21, 2018

With the PAL Bay Division title on the line, the tennis courts of Carlmont were filled with anticipation, cheers, and cries of frustration as the Scots faced Menlo-Atherton (M-A...

Bay trail brings people outdoors

Bay trail brings people outdoors

March 24, 2018

Spring weather makes people want to shed their winter layers, starting moving again, and enjoy the outdoors. The San Francisco Bay Trail, a 500-mile walking and cycling path that c...

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Viva Baja exhibit connects kids to the world around them

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Viva Baja exhibit connects kids to the world around them

February 28, 2018

“Excuse me, why did people want the whales to die?” Curiosity may have killed the cat, but at the Monterey Bay Aquarium it could save the future of the planet. Accor...

Save the Bay welcomes migratory birds

Save the Bay welcomes migratory birds

January 22, 2018

Every year, more than a million migratory birds take refuge in the Palo Alto Baylands. For 2018, Save the Bay intended to welcome these travelers by removing invasive plant species and r...

Grandma’s Cat rocks the Bay Area

Grandma’s Cat rocks the Bay Area

January 18, 2018

The lights shine down on the center of the stage. The audience waits as the band makes their final adjustments. With the first note played, the show begins. But this isn’t a big-time band, it...

Southern California fires impact Bay Area

Southern California fires impact Bay Area

December 19, 2017

The creek fires in Southern California have had a significant impact on the local fire departments over the past week. Based on the severity of weather conditions created as a result...

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