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Rachel McCrea, a freshman on the JV girls' team, embraces her teammates after the Scots take all four PAL titles at the Bay Division finals.

Scots make history sweeping PAL finals with a four-title win

May 7, 2018

Two years ago, winning all four PAL titles would be unheard of. However, after years of hard work, that once far-fetched dream became a reality when not one, not two, but all...

The exhibit shown at the San Mateo County History Museum features antiquities from Noah's Ark.

Noah’s Ark exhibit provides view of local past

April 2, 2018

The San Mateo County History Museum is currently showing a special exhibit featuring antiquities from Noah’s Ark, a popular 1920s San Mateo restaurant founded by Noah Williams.   ...

Crowds gathered in Redwood City's square for the final celebration of its 150th anniversary.

Redwood City holds its final celebration for its 150th anniversary

December 5, 2017

Redwood City ends its yearlong festivities with a look into the past. The final observance of the city's 150 anniversary occurred Dec. 3 where the community was invited to l...

Various sketches hang from the rotunda walls depicting soldier Alvin Colby's daily life while deployed during World War One.

County History Museum opens new exhibit

October 14, 2017

After much hard work and preparation, the San Mateo County History Museum finally opened its new exhibit, titled Sketches From World War I, last month. The exhibit showcases ...

Sophomore Kylie McPherson looks at the flyer for the Black History Month Essay Contest.

Belmont celebrates Black History Month with an essay contest

February 20, 2017

February each year, America celebrates Black History Month. This year the City of Belmont and the Belmont Library are partnering to host an essay contest about the importance...

Carlmont history teacher Karen Ramroth accepts the Dorothy Boyajian Honored Teacher Award after giving a speech.

History teacher awarded for social justice work

January 21, 2017

On Jan. 16, Carlmont history teacher Karen Ramroth was given the Dorothy Boyajian Honored Teacher Award. This award recognizes teachers in the community who reflect the ideals of D...

Scots sink the competition in a historic win

May 11, 2016

At the end of the day, the swimmers were the ones cheering from the pool deck and the coaches were celebrating in the pool. On May 7, the boys varsity swim team won the Peninsula...

Save up your $20 bills because Harriet Tubman is sending Andrew Jackson to the back of the bill for a long time.

Andrew Jackson deserves the front of your money

April 26, 2016

Even though Andrew Jackson violently evicted many Native Americans from their lands, there is no real support as to the conjecture of him being an unworthy president. Having...

Kobe will go down as one of the greats in basketball history.

Mamba out: this night will live on in history

April 15, 2016

The night of April 13 was one that will live on forever in the basketball world. Two historical events occurred in one night: Kobe Bryant's last game, and the Golden State Warriors'...

It might be hard to believe that this fluffy puppy, owned by Daisha Sherman, is drawn from the direct bloodline of a wolf, but it's true. Sometime around 10,000-32,000 years ago, humans started domesticating wolves and turning them into loving companions.

Humans and animals continue a 32,000-year-old relationship

January 14, 2016

It is no secret that today’s society places great value on pets, whose adorable personalities often lure those in need of a friend to either adopt or buy them. In fact, their fluffy little faces are so irresistible that, in 2012, 36.5 percent of the U.S. population owned dogs and 30.4 percent owned cats. Sophomore Aliana El Shawa, the owner of nine pets, said, “Pets are really funny and great, so it’s easy to see why they are so popular.” But how did the relationship between humans and animals start?

History teacher featured in national commercial

November 6, 2014

Money is freedom. Imagine being in a couple of seconds of a commercial and getting paid $625 every 13 weeks as long as it runs. This is what happened to Jaime Garcia. In...

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