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Alison Kim looks disappointedly at another blocked website while she tries to do research for school.

Student grievances challenge Carlmont’s online policies

May 24, 2019

It isn't uncommon for students using a school-issued device or the campus wifi to find many of their online sources blocked by the Sequoia Union High School District. There...

Snapchat and Instagram are fenced off on Carlmont's student Wi-Fi.

District blocks Snapchat and Instagram on school network

October 13, 2017

Snapchat is once again blocked on the school Wi-Fi network, and this time, Instagram is too. The Snapchat and Instagram ban on school Wi-Fi was instated on Feb. 14 this year. With ...

Aircrafts coming in and out of the San Carlos Airport in Redwood Shores are causing noise complaints from community members. San Mateo County leaders are working to address the concern and reduce the noise.

Noise concerns at San Carlos Airport causes complaints

March 13, 2017

The switch is flipped. The plane engine grinds. The propellers spin. The noise spreads across the city and jolts the residents awake. This is the case for many residents in Redwo...

Lawns may not get as much water as before due to new restrictions for outdoor irrigation.

Implementation of new California water restrictions starting in April

March 23, 2015

Restrictions have been imposed on many aspects of life from movie theaters and club entrances, to driving and voting. Yet, rarely do we hear about restrictions on water. Water...

Teachers stand up to the education restrictions

December 2, 2011

English teachers are planning to attend a school board meeting to recognize the increasing loss of teacher control over curriculum and instruction within the classrooms. The board meeting will take place on Wed., Dec. 7, to discuss the mandatory changes in education. The meeting will be at 5:30 at the Sequoia Union District Office in Redwood City. This meeting will review the mandatory benchmark...

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