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The explorers practice folding the fire shelter after watching a firefighter demonstrate how.

The San Mateo County Fire Explorer Program builds firefighting skills

May 21, 2018

The San Mateo County Fire (SMCF) Explorer Program is a youth program designed for career exploration in the fire department. The program is taught by professional firefight...

In the spirit of sportsmanship, the team gives high-fives to the referee after their game.

Boys’ varsity volleyball dominates San Mateo

May 21, 2018

The Scots took a 3-0 victory over the San Mateo Bearcats  after keeping control of the score for the entire game. The first set quickly proved that the Scots were the domin...

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...

The prom committee members discuss the possible themes for this year's Queer Prom.

The San Mateo County Pride Center prepares for Queer Prom

March 28, 2018

As prom season arrives at schools, so does the excitement for promposals and dates. However, this also means that some students might feel left out or uncomfortable with bei...

An example of how many teachers feel seeing their paycheck.

Teachers continue the battle over fair pay

December 4, 2017

Teachers are not paid enough—that's already established. But now, many elementary teachers in San Mateo and San Carlos are threatening to go on strike if they do not get their...

Scots win a close game over San Mateo

November 11, 2017

Briana McDonald reports on the Carlmont football game against the San Mateo Bearcats on Friday, Oct. 6.

Akiko Balitactac takes her photo for the San Mateo County photography contest

San Mateo County hosts a photography contest

April 28, 2017

The San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau just announced the opening of the 2017 Play by the Bay Photography Contest. The contest is open to all students ...

Protesters rally outside of the closed Ice Chalet, an ice skating rink in Bridgepointe Shopping Center.

The Bridgepointe ice rink is set to reopen

March 21, 2017

It’s coming back! After a long four-year battle, the ice rink in the Bridgepointe Shopping Center in San Mateo will reopen. The decision to reopen the ice rink comes f...

School counselor Edgardo Canda and a group of immigrant students speak before the San Mateo City Council in favor of adopting sanctuary city status.

San Mateo rethinks immigration policy

March 14, 2017

Recent efforts by the Trump administration to crack down on illegal immigration have prompted the City of San Mateo to re-evaluate its immigration practices and consider how loc...

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrest an undocumented immigrant and transfer him to a detention facility where it could take him several months to receive a bond hearing.

San Mateo County files brief to protect immigrants’ rights

February 22, 2017

Rarely do local governments intervene in the federal courts, but a controversial case being considered by the Supreme Court regarding immigrants’ rights has prompted San Mateo C...

Sign out side of MaMa's Vietnamese Cuisine (gogobot.com)

MaMa’s cooking in Downtown San Mateo

April 27, 2014

On the corner of El Camino and 25th Avenue in downtown San Mateo in the shady side of town is a Vietnamese restaurant called MaMa's. MaMa's Vietnamese Cuisine may not attract...

The San Mateo County History Museum

San Mateo County’s unemployment rate becomes second lowest in California

November 26, 2013

San Mateo County unemployment rates dropped to 5.1 percent, the second lowest in all of California. State data of unemployment rates released on Nov. 22 showed that unemployment...

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