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Local high schools offer something for everyone

Local high schools offer something for everyone

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

March 12, 2019


Filed under Features

Bobby sits in class struggling to understand the first problem on the worksheet. His eyes dart across the room but the teacher is not available to help. On the other side of the classroom, Richard has completed the entire worksheet in the first five minutes of class and has moved on to next week's ass...

Belmont wildlife has a ‘deer’ friend

Belmont wildlife has a ‘deer’ friend

Leela Stuepfert, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under News

Every day throughout the year, a local resident works wholeheartedly to look after the deer living in Belmont. Sandy Hutchinson, who has resided in Belmont since 1978, has taken care of the many deer living near her house. “Like in Africa, if one of their own kind gets wounded, they kick them...

Local chocolatier crafts sweets and community

Local chocolatier crafts sweets and community

Mandy Hitchcock, Segment Producer

February 5, 2019


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: News

The Go To Chocolate stall not only brings a wide variety of locally sourced chocolate goods to the College of San Mateo Farmers’ Market but a penchant for small businesses in the Bay Area as well; take a look at how appreciation for good food can bring a community together. Drop by the farmers’...

Belmont movie night shows off a local sense of community

Belmont movie night shows off a local sense of community

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under News

The annual Belmont movie night allows people from nearby cities to connect with one another while watching the amusing movie “Trolls.” The City of Belmont planned the event for the people of local communities to enjoy the company of one another on the evening of Sept. 20. “I like it when t...

Local blood bank seeks more donors

Local blood bank seeks more donors

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

Blood donor turnout is too low. In partnership with the Blood Centers of the Pacific, the Redwood City Public Library hosted a blood drive open to any community member over age 15.  But only ten percent of eligible donors showed up on April 24 despite the fact that blood is always in high demand...

Redwood City honors local veterans and their families

Redwood City honors local veterans and their families

Kimberly Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

Redwood City held its second Veterans Day Celebration to not only thank veterans but also honor the ones serving our country and the families that support them on Nov. 11. Though there were still empty seats at the Redwood City Courthouse Square, many of those who attended were moved by the ceremony....

Bomb threat frightens local Jewish community center

Bomb threat frightens local Jewish community center

Jordan Greene, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under News

Anti-Semitism is on the rise. Since the beginning of the year, over 100 Jewish community centers in 27 states have received bomb threats. The largest waves of calls took place on Jan. 18, Jan. 31, and Feb. 20. This situation hit home for many students at Carlmont when a threat was received at a local Je...

Bay Area students protest Trump victory

Bay Area students protest Trump victory

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

November 11, 2016


Filed under News

Even people who can't legally vote have chosen to share their opinions after Donald Trump's victory. On Nov. 9, the day after Trump won the election, students in various East Bay high schools walked out of class in protest of the coming Trump presidency. Students of Bishop O’Dowd, Albany High, Oak...

Local family restaurant that everyone can enjoy

Local family restaurant that everyone can enjoy

Miranda Irwin, Staff Writer

February 17, 2015


Filed under A&E

Hidden in Redwood City, Calif. is a small restaurant called Canyon Inn. On the outside it may not look like the most extravagant restaurant, but once you enter through the heavy wooden door, you will find yourself greeted by a pleasant, welcoming atmosphere. Canyon Inn would probably be most accurately de...

Concerns arise after local scrap metal fire

Concerns arise after local scrap metal fire

Melanie Hamaguchi, Staff Writer

November 13, 2013


Filed under News, Top News

A fire at a Redwood City scrap metal recycling plant has raised new concerns about its effects on the people and environment of nearby areas. On Nov. 10, a fire broke out among a pile of scrap metal at SIMS Metal Management in Redwood City. The fire raged for over 15 hours before firefighters were able to ext...

Quiz Kids members are local celebrities

Quiz Kids members are local celebrities

Claire Porter, Staff Writer

November 6, 2013


Filed under Campus

Some clubs at Carlmont are well known around the community, but only one club stars on television. The Carlmont Quiz Kids Club, run by seniors Brandon Whiteley, Sandip Srinivas, and Josh Fagel, plays “Jeopardy!” style games full of random trivia and stars in televised recording two to three tim...

Salman Rushdie offers international scope in local visit

Salman Rushdie offers international scope in local visit

October 3, 2012


Filed under Campus

[media-credit name="Asha Karim" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]On Sept. 25, an international icon visited Kepler's Bookstore in Menlo Park to speak about the controversy surrounding his work and the experience of years spent in hiding amid threats against his life; and all unknown to the vast m...

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