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There is no law that keeps guns out of the hands of children.

Opinion: Children shouldn’t have access to firearms

April 20, 2019

I’m 16 years old and I can own a gun. In California, along with 30 other states, there is no age minimum on who can own a long gun. You could hand your toddler a rifle if you ...

Malls such as this one are often filled with people trying to buy cheap items on Black Friday.

Editorial: Black Friday sales should only be on Friday

November 23, 2018

Black Friday used to be a one-day event where shoppers would rush into stores to buy as many discounted items as possible within the 24 hours. Now, most stores give shoppers...

Golden retriever Marianna  listens to Rohan Sainani read her a chapter from his favorite book.

Dogs and kids form ‘pawsitive’ bond through Paws for Tales

March 5, 2018

On a rainy day at the Redwood Shores library, Marianna the golden retriever wags her tail happily as a little girl reads “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” to her.   Marianna is part ...

Children that are more commonly appraised by their parents are twice as likely to develop narcissism .

Kids need to learn that life isn’t fair

November 14, 2017

"Everyone's a winner." "You did your best." "It's not about winning." "That's unfair." Yes, life isn't fair. We live in a society, especially in the Bay Area, where...

According to BBC News, Kurds are the fourth-largest ethnic group in the Middle East. The Kurds play

Suicide bombing at Kurdish wedding takes lives

August 25, 2016

On Saturday night, Aug. 20, a young suicide bomber killed 54 people in Gaziantep, Turkey. Twenty-two of the 54 were children. The Gaziantep citizens were celebrating a Kurdish...

Invisible Children: the facts behind the organization

April 18, 2012

In the spring of 2003, Jason Russell, Bobby Bailey, and Laren Poole traveled to Darfur in Africa to film the struggles that it faces, but they changed their focus to the war in Uganda against the Lord’s Resistance Army, also referred to as the LRA. As stated on their website,, they aim to “make the world aware of the LRA. This includes making documentary films and touring...

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