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Multifamily housing residents plead for a smoking ban

Multifamily housing residents plead for a smoking ban

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

Following the lead of other cities in the San Mateo County, the San Carlos City Council is tackling the problem of smoking in apartment buildings. On Jan. 28, a study session was held to discuss a possible multifamily residential nonsmoking ordinance. Members of the San Carlos Tobacco Education Coalition and San Carlos residents have asked City Council to consider ba...

“Race to Build” color run raises money for affordable housing

“Race to Build” color run raises money for affordable housing

Ailee Lim, Staff Writer

April 29, 2018

It can be hard to afford to live in the Bay Area due to the expensive housing costs. Habitat for Humanity helps build houses for low-income families at little to no cost to them. Habitat for Humanity International is based in Atlanta, Georgia, but they have different branches stationed all across the U.S....

College graduates struggle to find affordable Bay Area housing

College graduates struggle to find affordable Bay Area housing

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018

The San Francisco Bay Area was born during the California Gold Rush when people from all over the world came to seek their fortunes. Nowadays, many are drawn to the Bay Area in the hopes of striking it rich in Silicon Valley.   But prospecting seems comparatively easy in contrast to the chal...

Belmont takes final steps towards affordable housing project

Belmont takes final steps towards affordable housing project

Alexander Derhacobian, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017

The Bay Area’s real estate bubble has led to a tremendous increase in housing costs and has affected countless residents. To help cure this crisis, the Belmont City Council has recently approved the construction of affordable housing units that have the potential of lowering housing costs for some...

Current generation driven out by housing prices

Current generation driven out by housing prices

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

Whether you are a freshman or a senior, chances are you have already asked yourself the questions, “What will I do after high school? What will I do after college?” If we were to follow the "American Dream," the answer would be getting a job, buying a house, and eventually raising a family. ...

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