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San Carlos Youth Center spreads joy at their monthly dance

San Carlos Youth Center spreads joy at their monthly dance

Camran Hitchcock, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019

On April 19, local middle school students gathered at the San Carlos Youth Center, where a fun-filled night of dancing, socializing, and eating awaited them. Every month, the San Carlos Youth Center hosts a dance catered to the students of the San Carlos middle schools such as Tierra Linda and Central...

California’s oldest charter school hopes to develop students’ social-emotional skills

California’s oldest charter school hopes to develop students’ social-emotional skills

Rachel McCrea, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

In most elementary and middle schools, academic skills are the biggest focus for teachers and children. Multiplication problems, flash cards, and learning cursive are some of the quintessential aspects of traditional grade-school education. However, high on a hill behind the Tierra Linda Middle School ca...

San Carlos Camp Fair offers one-stop shopping for busy parents

San Carlos Camp Fair offers one-stop shopping for busy parents

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019

San Carlos held their second annual Camp Fair, a showcase for local summer programs. It was an opportunity for parents, children, and teens looking for summer jobs to talk directly to the camp directors and ask questions that could not be answered online or in a pamphlet. The event was held inside the San Carlos You...

San Francisco’s Women’s March protest for equal rights – Bella Reeves

San Francisco’s Women’s March protest for equal rights – Bella Reeves

Bella Reeves, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

Bella Reeves reports on the 2019 San Francisco Women's March. ...

San Francisco performers strive to preserve Chinese New Year traditions

San Francisco performers strive to preserve Chinese New Year traditions

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019

During the Chinese New Year performance, the Lion Dancers swept through the streets of San Francisco to bring the holiday and its traditions to the residents and visitors. “We have been doing this for over 30 years,” said Lorraine Yee, an organizer. “We are part of the Jing Mo Athletic Divisi...

San Carlos families hunt for a better community

San Carlos families hunt for a better community

Audrey Luey, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

On the last day of San Carlos's annual Week of the Family, a scavenger hunt was hosted on downtown Laurel Street. It provided families with the opportunity to explore the city stores as well as bond with one another. Many people gathered, delight expressed on their faces as they approached the San ...

Gravity-defying circus spreads laughter through the youth of the San Carlos community

Gravity-defying circus spreads laughter through the youth of the San Carlos community

Shayna Yurovitsky, Staff Writer

January 27, 2019

A few days into the annual Week of the Family run by the San Carlos community, The Circus of Smiles visited the library to put on a show for all ages to come and enjoy. The library's kids’ corner was packed from the front to the back with audience members eager to enjoy the performance. The promise of...

San Carlos City Council strives to make better gun regulations

San Carlos City Council strives to make better gun regulations

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

January 17, 2019

A brand new City Council took on the timely issue of firearm regulations in San Carlos on Jan. 14. The topic of guns has caught the attention of many San Carlos citizens, especially since a chain store that sells guns, Turner's Outdoorsman, applied to open a store in San Carlos. In November of 2017,...

San Francisco greenery is a sight for sore eyes

San Francisco greenery is a sight for sore eyes

Annika Barsy, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018

When people imagine a hospital, they usually think of an uncomfortably sterile room lit by bright fluorescent lights. But at Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, this is not the case. On the grounds of the Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, there is an expanse of lush, g...

Final thoughts from San Carlos Mayor Bob Grassilli

Final thoughts from San Carlos Mayor Bob Grassilli

Bella Reeves, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

With all the construction and development in downtown San Carlos, some residents and business owners wonder if it's worth it. Still, in his last two weeks in the position, Mayor Bob Grassilli remains confident in the multi-year plan to turn San Carlos into a transit-oriented, carbon-neutral hub that residen...

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...

San Carlos holiday festivities light up the night

San Carlos holiday festivities light up the night

Audrey Boyce, Staff Writer

December 2, 2018

The holidays have arrived, and many people have begun to hang up their lights in anticipation for Christmas. That includes the City of San Carlos. On Nov. 30, the City of San Carlos kicked off the holiday season with music, activities, food, and lights. The event was organized and funded by the San Car...

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