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BART riders place their tickets through the ticket machine as they walk through the barriers.

Fare evaders pose a significant problem for BART

August 28, 2018

It’s time to go home from work, and the BART station is chaotic. People are running from the ticket station to catch their train. To some, this may seem like the perfect time to...

Buena Vista Avenue, home to Cipriani Elementary School, is one of the worst roads in the Bay Area.

Belmont city officials grapple with infrastructure problem

May 28, 2017

Belmont’s roads are among the worst in the state. According to a staff report from the Department of Public Works, Belmont has accumulated upwards of $100 million in deferred road and storm drain maintenance. O...

Many Americans are taking the wrong doses of over-the-counter drugs, and it may be having dangerous effects.

New complications with over-the-counter drugs are identified

May 22, 2016

Acetaminophen is the active ingredient in the painkiller Tylenol, and though it may be very good at reducing or numbing one’s pain, a recent study shows that it may also make...

Bears feed on the whale carcass, which was found in Larson Bay, AK.

Dead whales point to a bigger problem

August 29, 2015

More than 100 feet long and up to 200 tons, whales are complex and beautiful giants, roaming the sea as the largest, loudest animals on the planet. Whales sit at the top of the...

“I stay up late at night and often I don’t get enough sleep and I’m too tired the next day in class to stay focused,” said junior Erin Alonso.

Homework or procrastination — which is the problem?

January 23, 2015

“Finally I just got out of school.” “I’m so exhausted from my day, one hour of rest won’t hurt.” Does that hour turn into two, two turns into three and before...

Senior Alex Pennes demonstrates that third-wheeling can be fun.

No date, no problem

January 14, 2015

It’s Winter Formal time, and love is in the air. No, you weren't hallucinating, another girl just came into your fifth period with a bouquet of roses. And the rumors are true -...

No lights, no problem for the Scots

No lights, no problem for the Scots

December 11, 2013

Scots breezed through a JV soccer win against the Hillsdale Knights. These JV soccer boys brought their “A-Game” to pummel the Knights on their own turf with a final game sc...

Library closes on Friday due to ghoul problem

May 18, 2011

[media-credit id=9 align="aligncenter" width="300"][/media-credit] Carlmont's school library will close on Friday, May 20 while administration takes care of a massive ghoul infestation. The ghouls were discovered in early May when a Carlmont ...

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