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Annual Salsa Festival brings the community together

Annual Salsa Festival brings the community together

Zoey Beresford

October 3, 2019

The rhythm of the music and people's tapping feet brought the Bay Area back together once again for the annual Salsa Festival. Packed crowds swarmed the streets of Redwood City at the 12th-annual festival. The vibe that fluctuated throughout the city left everyone with something to remember. The...

Many ‘sing’ the praises of upcoming Save the Music Festival

Many ‘sing’ the praises of upcoming Save the Music Festival

Adri ten Cate, Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

With the Save the Music Festival fast approaching, leaders are taking the time to reflect on the purpose behind the popular event. According to the National Association for Music Education, music has a positive effect on student academics. Musical training helps develop areas of the brain associated with language and reasoning, as well as engage st...

Autumn Moon Festival shines light on family values

Autumn Moon Festival shines light on family values

Auva Soheili, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

From traditional lion dances to eating mooncake, the Autumn Moon Festival brought families together to celebrate a cherished Chinese tradition. The festival took place from morning until noon in San Mateo Central Park on Sept. 15. Organizations like Kaiser Permanente and Visa sponsored it through...

Belmont celebrates Greek culture in annual festival

Belmont celebrates Greek culture in annual festival

Auva Soheili, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

The annual Greek Festival invited the community to a three-day long event celebrating the rich Greek heritage through traditional music, dancing, food, and shops. From all over the world, families of Greek descent and other ethnic backgrounds attended the festival at the Greek Orthodox Church of th...

Hometown Days brings San Carlos back to its roots, rain or shine

Hometown Days brings San Carlos back to its roots, rain or shine

Mariela Ramirez and Camran Hitchcock

May 20, 2019

With summer just around the corner, San Carlos residents come to enjoy a festival that embodies the spirit of the community. Hometown Days was first proposed by Mayor Pat Bennie in 1979 as a "family-oriented day" to "provide non-profit community clubs and organizations an opportunity to participate,...

Annual Wild West Days festival brings the community together

Annual Wild West Days festival brings the community together

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

Last weekend Mount Carmel Elementary School hosted their yearly Wild West Days festival, drawing in thousands of festival-goers. The excitement welcomed preschoolers, middle schoolers, and high schoolers from all over the Bay Area. The entire weekend, Mount Carmel was filled with festival rides, enter...

ASB prepares for the annual Scotsland

ASB prepares for the annual Scotsland

Francesca D'Urzo, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

Amidst the mounting stress of the final quarter, ASB aims to reduce this academic tension by preparing for Carlmont’s annual Scotsland festival earlier in order to provide students with something to look forward to before finals. Melina Dimick, a junior and an Assemblies Commissioner, said, “With the mos...

Cherry Blossom Festival promotes Japanese culture

Cherry Blossom Festival promotes Japanese culture

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

All across the globe, Harumi, a Cherry Blossom Festival, signals the beginning of spring and the end of winter colds. Harumi is a traditional Japanese holiday that is meant to represent the end of winter and showcase the beauty of the blossom. The cherry blossom is meant to be a reminder that all ...

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates the coming of spring

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates the coming of spring

Bella Reeves, Segment Producer

April 16, 2019

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

California College of the Arts hosts 2019 Holi Festival

California College of the Arts hosts 2019 Holi Festival

Bella Reeves, Segment Producer

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. ...

Harvest Festival inspires creative spirit

Harvest Festival inspires creative spirit

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018

With technology becoming more prevalent in society, it can be hard to find traditional art that still resonates with people. The annual Harvest Festival celebrates small businesses and artists alike. The Harvest Festival was held from Nov. 9 to Nov.11 at the San Mateo County Events Center. The f...

Día de Los Muertos Festival comes alive with cultural significance

Día de Los Muertos Festival comes alive with cultural significance

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

Downtown Redwood City during the weekend is everything one would expect from a small city. People eat at various restaurants, while a constant stream of people flows in and out of the movie theaters. However, Sunday night was not one of those ordinary nights. On the night of Nov. 4, Courthouse Square wa...

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