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Smoke clouds the Bay Area skies on Tuesday afternoon, the smell infiltrating homes and leaving many residents worried.

Raging wildfires cover the Bay Area in smoke

August 20, 2020

In efforts to combat the wildfires raging across California, Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a statewide emergency on Tuesday afternoon. Within hours, strong winds infiltrated the Bay ...

The majority of San Mateo County is in a red zone, meaning it is at a high risk for wildfires.

San Mateo County gears up for wildfire season

August 29, 2019

As September approaches and temperatures are well into the 90s, Californians prepare for the possibility of another deadly wildfire season. Local officials constantly watch the Wil...

A San Carlos Youth Center member enjoys ice cream from the San Carlos YAC's

Scoops for Scouts raises funds for Paradise Boy Scouts

December 10, 2018

Raising money for affected Boy Scout troops in the heart of the Camp Fire in central California earlier in November, the San Carlos Youth Advisory Council (YAC) sold pizza and ic...

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...

‘Wildfire’ shows off songwriting prowess

January 13, 2016

For her first album released under a major label, Rachel Platten is starting off strong with "Wildfire." There’s quite a lot of variety in the album, which is pretty sur...

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