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Scots win a close game over San Mateo

November 11, 2017

Briana McDonald reports on the Carlmont football game against the San Mateo Bearcats on Friday, Oct. 6.

Constitution equipment sits idle during construction delays.

San Carlos elementary schools encounter another construction delay

November 8, 2017

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 crea...

Carlmont sophomores Jordan Lin, Kyle Wilkinson, and Varun Suklikar simulate earthquake protocol.

San Carlos School District participates in California ShakeOut

November 1, 2017

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 Art and Wine Faire stretched throughout downtown San Carlos, drawing big crowds amidst the high temperatures of the weekend.

San Carlos Art and Wine Faire celebrates its 27th year

October 8, 2017

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...

Sample ballots help voters ensure that they pick the candidate that they want once they go to vote.

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

October 5, 2017

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 r...

San Francisco protesters rain down on white supremacy

August 15, 2017

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, cit...

San Francisco rallies against white supremacy

August 14, 2017

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

Akiko Balitactac takes her photo for the San Mateo County photography contest

San Mateo County hosts a photography contest

April 28, 2017

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 ...

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Demonstrators call for rejection of Gorsuch

April 3, 2017

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,"...

Protesters rally outside of the closed Ice Chalet, an ice skating rink in Bridgepointe Shopping Center.

The Bridgepointe ice rink is set to reopen

March 21, 2017

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 f...

In a 4 to 1 vote, the San Carlos City Council declared San Carlos a

San Carlos declares itself a sanctuary city

March 16, 2017

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 ...

School counselor Edgardo Canda and a group of immigrant students speak before the San Mateo City Council in favor of adopting sanctuary city status.

San Mateo rethinks immigration policy

March 14, 2017

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 loc...

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