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Teachers continue the battle over fair pay

Teachers continue the battle over fair pay

Ethan Tarnarider, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under News

Teachers are not paid enough—that's already established. But now, many elementary teachers in San Mateo and San Carlos are threatening to go on strike if they do not get their contracts negotiated in their favor. As of late, teachers who are dissatisfied with their pay and the districts' position...

Hometown Days opens holiday season for Redwood City

Hometown Days opens holiday season for Redwood City

Andrey Zaytsev, Staff Writer

December 3, 2017


Filed under News

On Dec. 2, Redwood City hosted their annual Hometown Days on and around the courthouse square.  The event, which was set up by the Redwood City Downtown Business Group, featured fake snow, an array of different food trucks, and many performances by several bands, orchestras, dance groups, carolers, and theatrical groups. S...

Art on the Square show provides a stroke of creativity for Redwood City

Art on the Square show provides a stroke of creativity for Redwood City

Andrey Zaytsev, Staff Writer

November 24, 2017


Filed under News

Local residents and artists came to the Art on the Square show in the San Mateo County History Museum to view and share art. Pottery, jewelry, woodwork, ceramics, painting, and photography were just some of the forms of art displayed at the event. While the show allowed locals to see the delicacy in...

Belmont gift card drive benefits fire victims

Belmont gift card drive benefits fire victims

Justin Som, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under News

To help those who lost their homes and property in the North Bay fires, Belmont is hosting its own gift card drive. People who would like to donate to the fire victims can give gift cards to the Public Works Department in suite 385 of Belmont City Hall. Managed by the city, the Belmont Police Office...

Redwood City residents and police officers bond over coffee

Redwood City residents and police officers bond over coffee

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under News

Residents of Redwood City and members of the Redwood City Police Force joined together at the Starbucks on Broadway to celebrate Coffee with a Cop day.  Coffee with a Cop is a national initiative that brings police personnel and civilians together to discuss issues and get to know each other on a person...

Belmont city officials grapple with infrastructure problem

Belmont city officials grapple with infrastructure problem

Sam Hosmer, Staff Writer

May 28, 2017


Filed under Features

Belmont’s roads are among the worst in the state. According to a staff report from the Department of Public Works, Belmont has accumulated upwards of $100 million in deferred road and storm drain maintenance. On the Pavement Condition Index (PCI), an algorithm which scores road quality on a one to...

City of Scots unites Carlmont musicians

City of Scots unites Carlmont musicians

Kylie Lin, Staff Writer

April 29, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top News

It started out as an idea, as a possibility. Sophomore Alyssa Higdon promptly put it into action. Higdon, inspired by Damien Chazelle’s Oscar-winning “La La Land,” asked a friend if they were willing to learn the music with her. Over the next few weeks, she spread the proposal to many of her...

San Carlos declares itself a sanctuary city

San Carlos declares itself a sanctuary city

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017


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On March 13, San Carlos declared itself a “welcoming city” or “sanctuary city,” meaning that local authorities are not required to cooperate with federal agents to enforce immigration laws. The city council voted 4 to 1 in favor adopting sanctuary city status, in clear defiance of President...

ScotCenter: “Tackling Homelessness” in the Super Bowl City – Elena Mateus

ScotCenter: “Tackling Homelessness” in the Super Bowl City – Elena Mateus

Elena Mateus, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2016


Filed under ScotCenter

Elena Mateus reports on the "Tackling Homelessness" protest that took place on the Embarcadero in San Francisco on Feb. 3.   ...

Fine dining along the waters of Foster City

Fine dining along the waters of Foster City

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer

April 1, 2015


Filed under A&E

“Along with a Mediterranean menu and hookah pipes, this spot features patio seating right on the water,” says Waterfront Pizza and Mediterranean Restaurant’s online website. Waterfront’s most appealing feature is its location right along the waters of Foster City, California, where people can...

Boys varsity soccer falls to South City on senior night

Boys varsity soccer falls to South City on senior night

Naomi Asrir, Staff Writer

February 19, 2015


Filed under Sports

The boys varsity soccer team played their final home game of the season on Feb. 18. Unfortunately for the Scots, senior night ended with a 2-1 victory for South San Francisco (South City) High School. Goals were scored early in the first half of the game. Both teams proved to possess strong offensive...

Batkid saves ‘Gotham City’

Batkid saves ‘Gotham City’

Brooke Buckley, Staff Writer

November 19, 2013


Filed under News

Five-year-old Miles Scott has been battling leukemia for several years and was able to fulfill his wish Friday with the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and thousands of strangers. San Francisco was decorated as Gotham City, and Scott became “Batkid.” Volunteers played roles in set crime stages to ...

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