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San Carlos' tap water is not coming from the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir.

San Carlos temporarily ‘taps’ into new water source

April 6, 2018

San Carlos has received its water from Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy Reservoir for 105 years. As a result, locals are accustomed to the fresh, crisp taste of their tap water. ...

The prom committee members discuss the possible themes for this year's Queer Prom.

The San Mateo County Pride Center prepares for Queer Prom

March 28, 2018

As prom season arrives at schools, so does the excitement for promposals and dates. However, this also means that some students might feel left out or uncomfortable with bei...

The San Carlos Sheriff's Office is located in the San Carlos Civic Center on the corner of Elm and Cherry Street.

San Carlos gets new police chief

March 22, 2018

San Carlos will have a new police chief as of March 26. It was announced on March 8 that Capt. Mark Duri would be taking over Greg Rothaus as the police chief of the City of...

The Carlmont Robotics team competed at the San Fransisco Regional Competition on the weekend of March 18, winning two spirit awards.

Robotics team competes at the San Francisco Regional Competition

March 20, 2018

The Carlmont Robotics team traveled to compete at the San Fransisco Regional Competition on the weekend of March 18. The team successfully made it to the semifinals but wer...

San Carlos City Hall houses the Council Chambers where the City Council meets.

San Carlos City Council candidates prepare for election

March 20, 2018

Three new candidates have announced their campaigns for the upcoming San Carlos City Council elections. The elections will be held in November 2018 and three seats will be open. The candidates, Adam Rak, Laura Parmer-Lohan, and Sara McDowel...

Posters on the utility box advertise the project.

San Carlos promotes public art project

February 15, 2018

Calling all artists: The City of San Carlos is enlisting an artist to repaint a utility box as part of the Utility Box Mural Project. The Utility Box Mural Project is an on...

After the death of Ed Lee, the President of the Board of Supervisors, London Breed, became the acting mayor. Since then, Breed has been replaced with District 2 supervisor Mark Ferrell.

Replacement of San Francisco Mayor sparks outrage

February 6, 2018

After the unexpected death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on Dec. 12, 2017, the President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, London Breed became the acting mayor. Ho...

Kids learn how to make buttons at the San Carlos Library's ST.E.A.M. Fair.

San Carlos library hosts their first S.T.E.A.M. fair

January 22, 2018

On January 20, the San Carlos Library held its first-ever S.T.E.A.M. Fair to give the San Carlos community hands-on experience with science. S.T.E.A.M. is an acronym for scien...

Tens of thousands of people are estimated to have taken to the streets on Jan. 20 in San Francisco. The marchers stretched on for blocks with no end in sight to their numbers.

San Francisco Women’s March returns with a path to the ballot

January 21, 2018

They rose. They resisted. And most notably, they repeated. On Saturday, Jan. 20, the women of San Francisco took to the streets one year after the Women’s March on Washington w...

An example of how many teachers feel seeing their paycheck.

Teachers continue the battle over fair pay

December 4, 2017

Teachers are not paid enough—that's already established. But now, many elementary teachers in San Mateo and San Carlos are threatening to go on strike if they do not get their...

Over 114 million Americans voted in the 2018 midterm election.

San Carlos votes on school board representatives

November 22, 2017

  Neil Layton along with current board members Kathleen Farley and Carol Elliot win the three vacant San Carlos School District school board positions in the election on Nov. 7. Neil Layton and Thomas Vigdal w...

Susan Kimmel, owner of Clocktower Music, puts up a window cling sign welcoming all customers  to her store.

San Carlos residents look for new ways to be inclusive

November 13, 2017

The city of San Carlos is known as "The City of Good Living" and some are looking to make it even better. On Nov. 4, teens from the San Carlos Youth Advisory Council walked around Laurel Street handing out wind...

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