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Redwood City honors local veterans and their families

Redwood City honors local veterans and their families

Kim 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...

Local Spot: The Counter at Hillsdale

Local Spot: The Counter at Hillsdale

November 20, 2011


Filed under Campus

The Counter in San Mateo, after its fairly recent opening, has become a hot spot for teens to munch on some tasty burgers. The Counter is a burger joint located across from the Hillsdale mall. But what makes this place special, is its make-it-yourself custom burgers. Visitors can add anything from...

Local Hotspot: Cheesecake Factory in Hillsdale Mall

Local Hotspot: Cheesecake Factory in Hillsdale Mall

October 12, 2011


Filed under Campus

[media-credit name="Brooke Chang" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] For years, local Cheesecake Factory fans would have to travel miles just to get their hands on some of their famous desserts. The 36-year-old chain restaurant was created by Evelyn and Oscar Overton, who created the restaurant from thei...

Armed robber shoots employee at local Petsmart

Armed robber shoots employee at local Petsmart

October 8, 2011


Filed under Campus

[media-credit id=3 align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit] At around 8:25 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, the manager of the Petsmart off of El Camino Real in San Mateo was shot. Police cars lined the whole area up from Petsmart to Barnes N' Noble. The manager was rushed to Stanford hospital and remains at ...

Local store robbed at gunpoint

Local store robbed at gunpoint

January 12, 2011


Filed under Campus

A little before 6:18PM on Jan. 9, an armed suspect wearing a baseball cap and scarf covering his face, entered the doors of Walgreens. The described stocky, Hispanic raced male, entered the store carrying a dark duffel bag as well as a hidden semi-auto handgun. The man waited by the office ...

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