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Shaffer blowing a cloud from her dab pen.

Cannibis companies smoke out youth

February 21, 2019

With recreational cannabis legalized in California by popular vote only two years ago, many are rightfully curious if and how the products meant for adults are being accessed by...

Smoke hovers over a Redwood Shores Lagoon. Because of the smoke, Carlmont High School was canceled for Friday, Nov. 16 and students, many of whom reside in Redwood Shores, were advised to stay home.

Unhealthy air quality conquers school operation

November 19, 2018

As the Air Quality Index (AQI) reached a high of 218 in San Carlos on Thursday night, schools decided to shut down for the safety of students and teachers. “The air quality...

Smoke hovers over a Redwood Shores Lagoon. Because of the smoke, Carlmont High School was canceled for Friday, Nov. 16 and students, many of whom reside in Redwood Shores, were advised to stay home.

Smoke on the water: Bay Area shelters from Camp Fire smoke

November 16, 2018

As of Nov. 15, the Bay Area has the worst air quality in the world. In this breaking news piece, we answer your most pressing questions about the smoke invading our communities, including Carlmont's response to canceling school and how you can help victims.

A red sun and hazy skies were the dominant signs of the Camp Fire raging some couple hundred miles away from Carlmont High School.

Camp Fire smoke burns sports schedules

November 13, 2018

Up north, desperate evacuees flee the flames. Down here, residents are under an unsaid house arrest while a thick smoke drapes over the Bay Area city skylines. The spark tha...

The Carlmont tennis courts were empty due to the smoke from the fires.

Poor air quality continues to disrupt school sports

October 18, 2017

Sports events at Carlmont High School were suddenly canceled Tuesday, Oct. 17 after air quality became too poor to play in. One of these cancellations was the girls' varsity tennis match, which had been scheduled to be played at 4 p.m. against Hi...

North Bay fires smoke out campus activites

October 17, 2017

Sarah Cheung and Joseph Gomez report on the impact that recent fires have had on the Carlmont campus.

The smoke-filled air lingering around Carlmont High School that caused all outdoor sports to be canceled.

Boys’ varsity water polo game canceled due to poor air quality

October 13, 2017

"Per the Superintendent - due to poor air quality from the fires up north, all outdoor activities need to be moved inside or canceled for the duration of today, Wednesday, Oct....

People in the state of California will not be able to use marijuana legally at the start of the year, as they had originally hoped.

Plans for legalization of marijuana go up in smoke

October 4, 2017

Some Bay Area residents’ wishes of buying marijuana legally are going up in smoke. In the November 2016 election, California residents voted to legalize marijuana for recreational...

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