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Shields paints one of his original metal creations. He began to work as an artist after his previous jobs as a mime and actor.

Harvest Festival inspires creative spirit

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....

An ofrenda with burning incense and Aztec marigolds pays respect to the loved ones who have passed away.

Día de Los Muertos Festival comes alive with cultural significance

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 t...

A Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival banner advertises the celebration.

Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival means business

October 18, 2018

For many people, the Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival is a perfect way to celebrate the fall fervor. This year, the festival was open from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, bringi...

Evan Ajuria, a sophomore, presents his display of photos to buyers.

Evan Ajuria becomes the youngest to sell at the Art and Wine Festival

October 13, 2018

At an art show, one wouldn't expect to find a teenager selling their artwork, but a sophomore from Carlmont has strived to break that stereotype. The annual Art and Wine Festival, held in Sa...

Carlmont’s new festival aims for end-of-year fun

May 29, 2018

Victoria Valle Remond reports on Scotsland, Carlmont's new-end-of-year festival featuring games, student performances, and food.

Melina Dimick sorts through forms people and clubs submitted to be a part of Scotsland.

ASB introduces a new end-of-year festival

May 13, 2018

Approaching the end of the school year, students will participate in a Scotsland festival, where there will be music, games, and food available to enjoy.  “Scotsland wil...

Visitors pet Zen, whose owner is a member of the Shiba Inu Fanciers of Northern California. The group brings their dogs to the festival every year.

Cupertino experiences Japanese culture

April 30, 2018

Toyokawa, Japan is 5,312 miles away from Cupertino, Calif. But from April 28 to April 29 of this year, Cupertino had the opportunity to experience the culture of its sister city....

Children were able to pick out their own books during the half-hour storytime session.

Weekly Pajama Storytime helps children focus

April 11, 2018

Surrounded by various picture books and stuffed animals, volunteer Mickey Wicz begins to read to a small gaggle of children. Each Wednesday evening from 7–7:30 p.m., the Sa...

Teenagers from San Mateo County attended the San Mateo County Teen Film Festival to showcase their respective films for others.

Teen Film Festival celebrates 10th anniversary

March 12, 2018

Discussing sound-layering techniques with other filmmakers. Publicizing your documentary or music video to a large audience. Forming connections with real-life movie producers. At...

A parent holds a camera in focus to help film the movie for the 72 hour movie making competition hosted by the Belmont Library.

Belmont Library hosts film festival for teens

December 4, 2017

Many students gathered to join the Belmont Library in their 72 Hour Movie Making Challenge on Nov. 17, 2017. The original challenge of the competition was to make a movie...

Ceramic pins are displayed on a table at the art festival.

Ocean lovers gather at glass festival

November 6, 2017

On Nov. 4 and 5, crowds gathered in Santa Cruz to look at and purchase ocean-themed art and jewelry. The Santa Cruz Sea Glass and Ocean Art Festival is focused on ocean art, ...

Fans sing along and dance to Travis Scott's set, which included a mechanical bird.

Rolling Loud rolls into the Bay Area

October 23, 2017

Another music festival added to the Bay Area's many. On Saturday Oct. 21 and Sunday Oct. 22, Rolling Loud Festival took on Mountain View's Shoreline Amphitheatre for two days...

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