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Participants of the hunt attempt to guess the number of jelly beans in the jar in the hopes of receiving a raffle ticket.

San Carlos Children’s Theater promotes upcoming show

November 2, 2018

The San Carlos Children’s Theater publicized their forthcoming musical, "Return to Oz," by hosting a scavenger hunt around San Carlos on Sunday, Oct. 25. Starting at 9:30 a.m. and lasting for two ho...

A corgi chases after their new friend as they were splashed by a wave.

Hundreds of costumed corgis hit the sand at San Francisco’s Corgi Con

October 16, 2018

At a distance, the crowd at Ocean Beach seemed typical for a Saturday afternoon. There were surfers, Karl the Fog, and sparse parking. But as visitors descended down the steps and hi...

The annual San Carlos Art and Wine Fair includes many local wineries pouring drinks for wine and art enthusiasts alike.

The San Carlos Art and Wine Faire brings the community together

October 8, 2018

A glass of wine, a unique piece of art, and a whole bunch of people are the essential components that make up "The Peninsula's Premier Fall Festival" held in downtown San Carlos. Known...

Attendees were able to hold this Jaguar Carpet Python while it looked for a forever home.

Reptile Show slithers into San Jose

August 31, 2018

People of all ages joined together last weekend to interact with reptiles. The San Jose Reptile Show is an annual exhibition held at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds Expo Hall. L...

Library visitors learn basic hula steps as part of Asian-Pacific Heritage Month.

San Carlos library celebrates Asian-Pacific Heritage Month

May 29, 2018

The spirit of the islands has come to San Carlos. On May 19, dancers from Hapa Hula performed at the San Carlos Library in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. ...

Colyn Fischer introduces the Central Middle School Orchestra during the Hometown Days kickoff event.

Hometown Days brings San Carlos together

May 24, 2018

With holidays such as the Fourth of July, it is easy to forget about one's hometown. With San Carlos, this is not the case. From May 18–20, the San Carlos Hometown Days Committee and a group of volunteers...

The explorers practice folding the fire shelter after watching a firefighter demonstrate how.

The San Mateo County Fire Explorer Program builds firefighting skills

May 21, 2018

The San Mateo County Fire (SMCF) Explorer Program is a youth program designed for career exploration in the fire department. The program is taught by professional firefight...

In the spirit of sportsmanship, the team gives high-fives to the referee after their game.

Boys’ varsity volleyball dominates San Mateo

May 21, 2018

The Scots took a 3-0 victory over the San Mateo Bearcats  after keeping control of the score for the entire game. The first set quickly proved that the Scots were the domin...

John Roberts** expresses his opinions at the community forum.

San Carlos voices opinions towards potential gun shop opening

May 16, 2018

The gun control debate has reached the San Carlos Chamber of Commerce.   The potential opening of Turner’s Outdoorsman, a sporting goods store chain known for selling gu...

Jackson Tam, a sophomore, reaches for the birdie to avoid getting scored on.

Carlmont badminton defeats South San Francisco 11-4 on senior night

April 27, 2018

Carlmont came out with fire to deny a win against rival South San Francisco. On April 26, Carlmont played a conference game against South San Francisco on senior night. The two teams had previously met on Mar. 15...

A volunteer works with a club participant on phrases associated with grocery shopping.

Immigrants learn English at San Carlos Library’s ESL Club

April 20, 2018

America is made up of immigrants, and not all of them speak English. The English as Second Language (ESL) Club at the San Carlos Library aims to change that by providing an opportunity for non-native English speakers to learn and practice...

Children were able to pick out their own books during the half-hour storytime session.

Weekly Pajama Storytime helps children focus

April 11, 2018

Surrounded by various picture books and stuffed animals, volunteer Mickey Wicz begins to read to a small gaggle of children. Each Wednesday evening from 7–7:30 p.m., the Sa...

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