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New Ralston traffic light causes congestion for commuters

New Ralston traffic light causes congestion for commuters

Rachel McCrea, Staff Writer

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 commute to school.  According to several students who drive to school, traffic congestion has spiked on Ralston.  ...

Belmont kids break local egg hunting record at Twin Pines Park

Belmont kids break local egg hunting record at Twin Pines Park

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

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 the ages of 3 to 10 gathered at Twin Pines Park with their baskets in hand, eager to fill them up with as many chocolate-filled e...

What to expect for Barrett’s redesign

What to expect for Barrett’s redesign

Aaron Penn, Staff Writter

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 4, an organization hired by the city to facilitate the redesign of Barrett community center. Barrett’s fa...

Celebrating Holi at home in Belmont

Celebrating Holi at home in Belmont

Talia Fine, Scot Scoop Editor

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 regularly.     ...

Belmont Library Hosts the 11th Annual SMCL Teen Film Fest

Belmont Library Hosts the 11th Annual SMCL Teen Film Fest

CJ Ward, Segment Producer

March 23, 2019

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

Pet-lovers paint for a cause

Pet-lovers paint for a cause

Anika Bhatnagar, Staff Writer

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 a paint-and-sip company, meaning they host art parties and teach people to paint step-by-step. The company is owned by Dale and Laura ...

Belmont Library provides free tax services

Belmont Library provides free tax services

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

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 Library provided a free service that allows locals to ensure their taxes are filed correctly. “We partnered with American ...

‘Nerds are the virus’ papers spotted throughout San Mateo County

‘Nerds are the virus’ papers spotted throughout San Mateo County

Sjoerd Huitema, Staff writer

February 14, 2019

Yellow papers that display the messages "Move here, nerds are the virus!" and "Every day sucks with move here nerds!" have been spotted by people throughout the San Mateo County and continue to be spotted. These yellow papers vary in words but contain the same general negative message about "nerds." "I've...

Belmont wildlife has a ‘deer’ friend

Belmont wildlife has a ‘deer’ friend

Leela Stuepfert, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

Every day throughout the year, a local resident works wholeheartedly to look after the deer living in Belmont. Sandy Hutchinson, who has resided in Belmont since 1978, has taken care of the many deer living near her house. “Like in Africa, if one of their own kind gets wounded, they kick them...

Congresswoman and author Jackie Speier visits the Belmont library

Congresswoman and author Jackie Speier visits the Belmont library

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

Jackie Speier. A congresswoman. An author. And a fighter. Speier visited the Belmont library on Feb. 9 to talk about her book and her life. The library estimates there were more than 400 people that attended. In her personal memoir, "Undaunted: Surviving Jonestown, Summoning Courage, and Fight...

News Brief: Carlmont student found dead at Central Elementary

News Brief: Carlmont student found dead at Central Elementary

Alena Ruhstaller, Managing Editor

January 9, 2019

Mohammad Othman, a Carlmont senior and varsity football player, was found shot dead in a parking lot at Central Elementary School on the evening of Jan. 7, 2019. The Belmont police arrived at Central Elementary School around 11 p.m. Monday night after receiving a requested welfare check on the Carlmont...

JV girls basketball team dominates Chargers on the court

JV girls basketball team dominates Chargers on the court

Audrey Luey, Scot Scoop Editor

December 8, 2018

The JV girls basketball team defeated the Wilcox Chargers in a home game with the final score of 49-8 on Tuesday, Dec. 4. While only being a few games into the season, the Scots lacked general team communication, but their strong defense allowed them to pull ahead early in the first quarter. "General ...

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