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Lassen Volcanic is a hidden treasure among national parks

Lassen Volcanic is a hidden treasure among national parks

October 20, 2019

Clouds of steam rise from the bubbling waters heated by the lava. It is a sight that will leave you captivated.  Lassen Volcanic National Park is a hidden treasure in California...

Scots slay the Knights in close battle

Scots slay the Knights in close battle

October 9, 2019

Carlmont girls JV volleyball team encountered a head-to-head clash with the Hillsdale Knights, triumphant only due to their sudden surge of spirit.  The Scots started the game off strong on Oct. 8...

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates the coming of spring

April 16, 2019

On April 13, the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival was held in San Francisco's Japantown for many to enjoy. ...

French exchange students say bonjour to California

French exchange students say bonjour to California

April 12, 2019

The sand, the waves, and the sun. Those and many more reasons attract people to California like a magnet. Since the start of spring break, French exchange students have been experien...

Opinion: The UC System is cheating California residents

Opinion: The UC System is cheating California residents

March 26, 2019

In 2018, 22 percent of out-of-state applicants were admitted by UCLA. The acceptance rate for California residents: 12 percent. Those numbers mean that of the 71,569 Cali...

California College of the Arts hosts 2019 Holi Festival

March 20, 2019

On March 16, California College of the Arts held the 2019 Holi Festival. All funds made from the event were given to the ASHA nonprofit organization to support education in India. ...

Queer Time Episode Six: The Methodist Church, California Bills, and Jussie Smollett

Queer Time Episode Six: The Methodist Church, California Bills, and Jussie Smollett

March 4, 2019

On this episode of Queer Time Podcast, Maddy and Zach discuss the Methodist Church, recent developments in the Jussie Smollett attack, and new bills drafted in California. If you ha...

California Wildfires

November 20, 2018

Beginning in early November, three devastating fires ravaged the countryside including Camp Fire, the deadliest and most destructive California wildfire to date. Many were uprooted as their homes were consumed by the flames while first responders rushed to contain the disasters. Even though the fires never reached the Bay Area, residents were largely impacted by the smoke they produced.  ...

ScotSkim: fire

ScotSkim: fire

November 15, 2018

California burns up from fires in north and south Infamous for its sunny days and sandy beaches, the Golden State is gaining a new meaning, as fire rages through both its northern ...

California takes steps to require solar panels on all new homes

California takes steps to require solar panels on all new homes

May 19, 2018

New refrigerator? Check. New couch? Check. New solar panels? Potentially. On Wed. May 8, the California Energy Commission (CEC) voted 5-0 to recommend energy efficien...

California enacts automatic voter pre-registration

California enacts automatic voter pre-registration

March 22, 2018

Governor Jerry Brown has recently signed into law a bill that automatically pre-registers all voting-eligible 16 and 17-year-olds to vote when they receive a California Driver’s License or California State I.D. Brown signed this bill into law on Feb. 28, which was written by Assemblyme...

Senator Dianne Feinstein lacks support of California Democratic Party in re-election

Senator Dianne Feinstein lacks support of California Democratic Party in re-election

March 7, 2018

U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein is seeking re-election to her fifth term in the U.S. Senate, but this time, she lacks the support of the California Democratic Party. At the ann...

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