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The gift card drive will give gift cards to United Way Bay Area and United Way of the Wine Country. Both are branches of United Way that will provide aid to fire victims.

Belmont gift card drive benefits fire victims

November 1, 2017

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 giv...

Starbucks hosts the Redwood City Police Department as they meet with community members for the national Coffee with a Cop day.

Redwood City residents and police officers bond over coffee

October 15, 2017

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 ...

Buena Vista Avenue, home to Cipriani Elementary School, is one of the worst roads in the Bay Area.

Belmont city officials grapple with infrastructure problem

May 28, 2017

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. O...

Freshmen Denise Zhou, Selena Sun, and Vernon Luk practice their part in

City of Scots unites Carlmont musicians

April 29, 2017

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...

In a 4 to 1 vote, the San Carlos City Council declared San Carlos a

San Carlos declares itself a sanctuary city

March 16, 2017

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 ...

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

February 4, 2016

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

Waterfront Pizza and Mediterranean Restaurant has a mural along one of the walls that was hand painted by a relative of a Carlmont student.

Fine dining along the waters of Foster City

April 1, 2015

“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. ...

Junior Bijan Khalili fights for the ball against a South City defender.

Boys varsity soccer falls to South City on senior night

February 19, 2015

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...

Batkid in action.

Batkid saves ‘Gotham City’

November 19, 2013

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...


Vampire Weekend release ‘Modern Vampires of the City’

May 14, 2013

You could be forgiven for thinking Vampire Weekend was all African/reggae/new wave and liberal arts graduate aesthetics. Most likely, everything you've read, seen, and h...

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Kendrick Lamar releases ‘good kid, m.A.A.d city’

October 23, 2012

Undoubtedly the most highly anticipated rap album of the year, Compton native Kendrick Lamar's full length major label debut dropped on Oct. 22. After releasing the album of...

West Nile found in Redwood City

West Nile found in Redwood City

September 27, 2012

From Aug. 24, 2012 to Aug. 29, 2012, five dead animals were confirmed to have been infected with the West Nile Virus. Three of these animals were found in Atherton and the other t...

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