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School shootings remind students to take safety drills seriously

School shootings remind students to take safety drills seriously

Nika Lobykina, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Campus

With school shootings and terror threats making a daily appearance on the news nowadays, schools are facing increasing pressure to develop new safety protocols that are effective and provide protection. Schools around the U.S. like Carlmont are working regularly to implement plans like these to ...

ScotSkim: safety

ScotSkim: safety

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under ScotSkim - quick news briefs

US pulls out of long-standing nuclear arms treaty with Russia An agreement that was initially made to avoid nuclear conflict is said to be eliminated, as President Trump announced on his way to a campaign rally in Nevada. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty established during the...

Safe sex workshop informs LGBT teens

Safe sex workshop informs LGBT teens

Nihal Karim, Staff Writer

May 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, Top News

Approximately 20 million new cases of STDs are found in the United States every year. Around half of these are found in young people between the ages of 15 and 24. On Wednesday, April 27, the Belmont Library and the San Mateo County Pride Center hosted a Safe Sex Workshop for LGBT teens, which was ...

Bay Area bicycle thefts increase

Bay Area bicycle thefts increase

Gabby Tirsell, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under News

Bicycle theft in the Bay Area is becoming more common with incidents occurring almost every day. Still, people do not know how to prevent and report a bike theft correctly. Sergeant Dan Smith of the Redwood City Police said, “There’s actually thefts all over the Bay Area. We find bicycles all the time, and we run the serial number,...

California charges largest penalty for safety violations ever

California charges largest penalty for safety violations ever

Mia Hogan, Staff Writer

March 18, 2015


Filed under News, Top News

The Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) faces an additional $200 million penalty fee due to the San Bruno pipeline explosion in 2010. According to the National Transportation Safety Board, the pipeline explosion in San Bruno killed eight people, injured 66 others, and 38 homes. It was caused...

Belmont gas line safety in question

Belmont gas line safety in question

Melanie Hamaguchi, Staff Writer

October 16, 2013


Filed under News

The safety of Belmont’s gas lines have been called into question after the recent shut down of a San Carlos gas line on Oct. 7. San Carlos shut down one of their gas lines in order to examine its safety. This has led to concerns being brought up about Belmont’s gas lines as well. While Belmont’s g...

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