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San Carlos elementary schools encounter another construction delay

San Carlos elementary schools encounter another construction delay

Connor Rickson, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Campus

San Carlos elementary schools' plans are thrown off again with the construction delays of Charter Learning Center and Mariposa Upper Elementary. The San Carlos School District plans to create a new campus for Charter Learning Center after sharing a campus with Tierra Linda Middle School for 17 y...

San Carlos School District participates in California ShakeOut

San Carlos School District participates in California ShakeOut

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under News

Hundreds of San Carlos students dropped, covered, and waited as they participated in California’s Great ShakeOut earthquake drill on Oct. 19 in The Great California ShakeOut. The Great California ShakeOut occurs annually to encourage emergency preparedness. It was established in response to the...

San Carlos Art and Wine Faire celebrates its 27th year

San Carlos Art and Wine Faire celebrates its 27th year

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

With fall arriving, community members braved the heat to attend the San Carlos Art and Wine Faire from Oct. 7-8 in downtown San Carlos. The Art and Wine Faire occurs every fall and is sponsored by the San Carlos Chamber of Commerce. Along with art, there is a kid zone, live music all day, a car s...

San Carlos voters prepare to hit the polls in school board election

San Carlos voters prepare to hit the polls in school board election

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under News

San Carlos voters will hit the polls on Nov. 7 for a school board election in the San Carlos School District.   As the voting date nears, sample ballots have been sent out to registered voters. Sample ballots can assist voters in the voting process once they reach the polls and assure that they s...

San Francisco protesters rain down on white supremacy

San Francisco protesters rain down on white supremacy

Connor Lin and Talia Fine

August 15, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

Rain sprinkled down on San Francisco City Hall as 500 protesters lit candles to stand in solidarity with Charlottesville, Virginia. As the wind blew signs across the park, citizens stepped forward to share the stories of prejudice and injustice in their lives. On Aug. 12 in Charlottesville, Virginia, a "...

San Francisco rallies against white supremacy

San Francisco rallies against white supremacy

Sophie Penn, Segment Producer

August 14, 2017


Filed under ScotCenter, ScotCenter: News

Sophie Penn reports on the Charlottesville counter-protest at San Francisco City Hall.

San Mateo County hosts a photography contest

San Mateo County hosts a photography contest

Kaitlyn Gates, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under News

The San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau just announced the opening of the 2017 Play by the Bay Photography Contest. The contest is open to all students in San Mateo County. “Photography is a way to express yourself and is a fun way to save moments in a picture form,...

Demonstrators call for rejection of Gorsuch

Demonstrators call for rejection of Gorsuch

Justin Som, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under News

In San Francisco, a small force of white canvas tents and demonstrators gathered at the steps of Justin Herman Plaza. Displaying signs that said "We Object -- The People's Defense," the participants were part of a movement in 13 cities across the United States called "The People's Filibuster." They were there for one reason -- t...

The Bridgepointe ice rink is set to reopen

The Bridgepointe ice rink is set to reopen

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

March 21, 2017


Filed under News

It’s coming back! After a long four-year battle, the ice rink in the Bridgepointe Shopping Center in San Mateo will reopen. The decision to reopen the ice rink comes from SPI Holdings, a real estate and development company. In early 2013, SPI chose not to renew the lease with the ice rink...

San Carlos declares itself a sanctuary city

San Carlos declares itself a sanctuary city

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017


Filed under News

On March 13, San Carlos declared itself a “welcoming city” or “sanctuary city,” meaning that local authorities are not required to cooperate with federal agents to enforce immigration laws. The city council voted 4 to 1 in favor adopting sanctuary city status, in clear defiance of President...

San Mateo rethinks immigration policy

San Mateo rethinks immigration policy

Alexander Derhacobian, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


Filed under News

Recent efforts by the Trump administration to crack down on illegal immigration have prompted the City of San Mateo to re-evaluate its immigration practices and consider how local communities can counteract federal action against undocumented residents. On March 6, the San Mateo City Council held ...

Noise concerns at San Carlos Airport causes complaints

Noise concerns at San Carlos Airport causes complaints

Camille Dunning, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017


Filed under News

The switch is flipped. The plane engine grinds. The propellers spin. The noise spreads across the city and jolts the residents awake. This is the case for many residents in Redwood Shores, which is home to the San Carlos Airport. The San Carlos Airport holds over 30 aviation-related business and fac...

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