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Palo Alto is sinking, and officials are worried

Palo Alto is sinking, and officials are worried

Evan Ajuria, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

For many years, the rising water levels have been in the back of many officials' minds. Now it's starting to impact our cities, and action will need to happen soon before any more damage is done. On Feb. 27, the city of Palo Alto held a community meeting for those looking to get involved and learn more about the sea level rise policy, and many people showed up from across the ...

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

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

Scot Scoop Staff

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.

Girls JV water polo beats Woodside 11-10

Girls JV water polo beats Woodside 11-10

Sydney Schortgen, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

With Woodside leading 3-1 after the first quarter, Carlmont bounced back in a nail-biter game with an end victory 11-10. With the season ending in the near future, the game on Thursday, October 11 was a great victory for the Scots. Both teams exchanged points for points, leaving the crowd astonished...

Who gets the water bill?

Who gets the water bill?

Sam Hosmer, Staff Ranter

September 12, 2018

Cut the check, get the service. This is the modus operandi of public and private utilities everywhere. So long as the money ends up in the right hands, the water keeps flowing and the lights stay on. If you live in Belmont, the check for the water bill ends up in the hands of the Mid-Peninsula Water District, a public agency headquartered at 3 Dairy Lane just next to US-101. They in turn purchase and pipe water originally from the Hetch Hetchy reservoir in Yosemite National Park, through the San Francisco Regional Water System, to the homes of Belmont residents as well as those living in small portions of San Carlos, Redwood City, and unincorporated San Mateo County.

San Carlos temporarily ‘taps’ into new water source

San Carlos temporarily ‘taps’ into new water source

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

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. hey guys currently having a meltdown because i realized when i leave for college i’m gonna have to drink gross not bay area tap...

JV girls’ water polo celebrates a victory against Menlo

JV girls’ water polo celebrates a victory against Menlo

Sarah Cheung, Scot Scoop Editor

September 20, 2017

Sarah Cheung reports on Carlmont's second water polo game of the 2017 season.

Students cool off with inner tube water polo

Students cool off with inner tube water polo

Sophie Penn, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

May 21, 2017

Sophie Penn reports on the student-organized inner tube water polo activity after school.

Varsity water polo shocks Mills

Varsity water polo shocks Mills

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016

Varsity water polo had a lot to prove to themselves and their coach this week against a strong Mills team. On Oct. 27, the Scots showed grit, coming out with the 9-6 win against rivals Mills. The Scots came out early and kept the pace throughout the game. The fast tempo was in favor of the Scots as ...

JV water polo outlasts rival Hillsdale

JV water polo outlasts rival Hillsdale

Jonny Pappas, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016

JV water polo entered with confidence in their rivalry matchup against the Hillsdale Knights. On Oct. 12, the Scots outlasted their opponent winning the game 10-6 scoring 5 goals in the final period. In the first quarter, the Scots came out firing scoring the first two goals both by sophomore c...

Varsity water polo suffers first loss of season

Varsity water polo suffers first loss of season

Avery Adams, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016

Despite gaining the initial lead just seconds after the starting whistle, boys varsity water polo fell 16-7 to the Menlo-Atherton Bears on Sept. 14, experiencing their first loss of the season. The Scots were able to hold off their Menlo-Atherton opponents for the first two minutes after senior ...

Boys water polo loses a close match

Boys water polo loses a close match

Artie Hazelton, Staff Writer

October 1, 2015

The varsity boys of Carlmont took a loss to the Half Moon Bay Cougars on Sept. 30 by only a few goals, ending the game with the final score of 13-11. As soon as the game started, the Half Moon Bay coach was screaming at the referees and the players on the Cougars. This coach was not pleased with...

Implementation of new California water restrictions starting in April

Implementation of new California water restrictions starting in April

Victor Li, Staff Writer

March 23, 2015

Restrictions have been imposed on many aspects of life from movie theaters and club entrances, to driving and voting. Yet, rarely do we hear about restrictions on water. Water is a necessity to life as well as one of the most basic human needs, and that's exactly why California is passing new water...

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