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The Belmont City Council members receive a presentation regarding new voting machines which will be used in upcoming elections.

San Mateo County upgrades infrastructure for upcoming elections

February 28, 2020

In preparation for the upcoming presidential primary election, the San Mateo County is upgrading its infrastructure to better align with modern legislature standards. Since it...

A student crosses the finish line for the Color Run.

Tierra Linda-Mariposa students and families raise money at the Color Run

October 26, 2019

While Carlmont high schoolers were sleeping in on a Sunday morning, Tierra Linda (TL) and Mariposa middle schoolers were up and ready to run a 5K. From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on...

Mira Wakefield (left) participates in an ice breaker activity to get to know her peers.

Youth Advisory Committee makes plans to improve Belmont’s community

October 2, 2019

The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) spent its first meeting of the year planning the events it will host this coming school year for the enhancement of the Belmont community. On Sept. 26...

Sam Stampleman practices on strengthening his grand jeté in the dance studio.

Sam Stampleman dances into the hearts of the San Francisco Ballet

September 23, 2019

The velvet curtains rustle as the dancers rush to rehearse their routines, perfect their appearance, and mentally prepare for the adrenaline of the stage. It’s the annual...

An estimated 100 locals gathered in Belmont, awaiting the start of

Public screening of ‘Jumanji’ builds Belmont’s sense of community

September 22, 2019

Whispers died down as the movie screen brightened, the start of “Jumanji” filling the night with color and sound. On Sept. 20, the Belmont Parks and Recreation Department held their third "Movi...

Belmont residents are still trying to get used to a new traffic signal on Ralston Avenue, which finished construction in August.

New Ralston traffic light causes congestion for commuters

September 10, 2019

A new traffic signal on Ralston Avenue seeks to regulate traffic safely and efficiently. However, for many Carlmont students, it is more of a hindrance than a help in their daily comm...

Children of all ages enjoy the event.

Belmont kids break local egg hunting record at Twin Pines Park

April 26, 2019

As Easter Sunday approached, the City of Belmont organized the annual Easter Egg Hunt, a tradition that has taken place in Belmont for decades. On April 20, children from ...

Group 4 members address the flaws in the indoor facilities at Barrett Community Center.

What to expect for Barrett’s redesign

April 16, 2019

“One of the great things about Barrett is that it’s almost exactly in the heart of the city,” said Jonathon Hartman. Hartman, along with several others, are working as part of Group...

Celebrating Holi at home in Belmont

Celebrating Holi at home in Belmont

March 26, 2019

  This content is a fusion of first a recap of the Belmont celebration of Holi, an Indian holiday, and the event from the perspective of someone who practices the holiday...

Belmont Library Hosts the 11th Annual SMCL Teen Film Fest

March 23, 2019

Teens around the Bay Area submit their films for a chance to win prizes in the SMCL Teen Film Fest.

Pet-owners listen to the instructor at Bottle and Bottega to paint portraits of their pets.

Pet-lovers paint for a cause

March 6, 2019

Bottle and Bottega’s “Paint your Pet” event allowed locals to paint portraits of their pets while raising money for the Peninsula Humane Society. Bottle and Bottega is ...

The volunteers sent by AARP help locals ensure their taxes are filed correctly.

Belmont Library provides free tax services

February 28, 2019

The beginning of spring brings a sense of anxiety as Tax Day approaches and many individuals become stressed out by their tax reports. In order to aid taxpayers, the Belmont...

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