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Hometown Days brings San Carlos back to its roots, rain or shine

Hometown Days brings San Carlos back to its roots, rain or shine

Mariela Ramirez and Camran Hitchcock

May 20, 2019

With summer just around the corner, San Carlos residents come to enjoy a festival that embodies the spirit of the community. Hometown Days was first proposed by Mayor Pat Bennie in 1979 as a "family-oriented day" to "provide non-profit community clubs and organizations an opportunity to participate,...

Annual Wild West Days festival brings the community together

Annual Wild West Days festival brings the community together

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

Last weekend Mount Carmel Elementary School hosted their yearly Wild West Days festival, drawing in thousands of festival-goers. The excitement welcomed preschoolers, middle schoolers, and high schoolers from all over the Bay Area. The entire weekend, Mount Carmel was filled with festival rides, enter...

San Carlos Crab Feed brings smiles to seniors

San Carlos Crab Feed brings smiles to seniors

Audrey Luey, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019

The annual Adult Community Center (ACC) Crab Feed provides seniors with the opportunity to socialize and indulge in an evening dinner with an assortment of foods, while participating in an interactive silent auction.  The ACC is a multi-purpose adult associated recreational facility with a large...

San Carlos Week of the Family strengthens relationships

San Carlos Week of the Family strengthens relationships

Talia Schreiber, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019

With the average kid spending half of the day in school and their parents working about 8.8 hours per day, it can be hard to spend quality time with family. To help families spend quality time together, San Carlos celebrated its 20th annual Week of the Family, Jan. 18–26. This week-long event is ...

Santa leaves his sleigh and arrives by helicopter

Santa leaves his sleigh and arrives by helicopter

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

Santa Claus is coming to town but not in the usual way. On the rainy morning of Dec. 1, Santa flew into the Hiller Aviation Museum by helicopter to bring Christmas joy to children and their families. The Hiller Aviation Museum is an aircraft history museum at the San Carlos Airport. It was fou...

New Dunkin’ Donuts serves up excitement in San Carlos

New Dunkin’ Donuts serves up excitement in San Carlos

Rachel McCrea, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018

Dunkin' Donuts has taken over the East Coast, and now it's coming to take over the west. The chain opened its San Carlos location on Oct. 17, adding to its growing list of Bay Area stores. Dubbed a "next generation" store, it boasts cold drinks on tap, free Wi-Fi, and a spacious, modern design. The ...

Belmont Water Dog Run makes a ‘pawsitive’ impact on local education foundations

Belmont Water Dog Run makes a ‘pawsitive’ impact on local education foundations

Pablo Pinilla, Staff Writer

October 14, 2018

The first annual Waterdog Run kicked off bright and early Saturday morning after two years of preparation. The sun had just come up when 210 runners lined up at the start of the 10K race. The race, which started on the pristine grounds of Notre Dame de Namur University, was the first of six running e...

San Carlos Farmers’ Market supports local businesses

San Carlos Farmers’ Market supports local businesses

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018

Hundreds of families gather at the San Carlos Farmers' Market every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in order to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables and bond with their community. Previously named "Hot Harvest Nights," it has been held in downtown San Carlos on Laurel St. since 2004. Farmers come from...

City of San Carlos releases new website

City of San Carlos releases new website

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018

The city of San Carlos recently launched a new website designed to better serve its community, its first major rework since its creation in 2009. The website took over a year to make with the collaborative efforts of two companies. San Carlos partnered with Vision, a company specializing in website d...

San Carlos Night of Holiday Lights unites community

San Carlos Night of Holiday Lights unites community

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

Laughter and conversation filled the air in downtown San Carlos during the Night of Holiday Lights, a tradition created for residents to celebrate the holidays together. Each December, the City of San Carlos hosts this holiday celebration that people of all ages enjoy. The event used to take place in C...

San Carlos community debates new gun store

San Carlos community debates new gun store

Molly Donaldson, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017

The potential opening of a new gun store in San Carlos has become a point of controversy within the community. Turner’s Outdoorsman, a hunting and fishing chain store, was set to open in November of 2017 in eastern San Carlos. However, the opening of the store has been delayed due to concerned f...

Laser Quest opens new location in San Carlos

Laser Quest opens new location in San Carlos

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017

Laser tag has made its return to the peninsula with the arrival of Laser Quest. On Friday, Sept. 29, the laser tag company Laser Quest opened a new location in San Carlos allowing a much closer option for those who enjoy the activity. Laser tag is a sport where players are equipped with infrared...

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