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The city of Burlingame’s expectations for marijuana legalization

Claire Hunt

November 26, 2017

On Jan. 1, 2018, the state of California will begin to give out permits for dispensaries to sell marijuana to people over 21 years of age for recreational use, in line with Proposition 64. California citizens over 18 years...

Model UN excels in this year’s Stanford Conference

November 26, 2017

Burlingame’s Model United Nations club participated in this year’s Stanford Model UN Conference on the weekend of Nov. 10 to Nov. 12, which draws students from all over the country. Burlingame had six participants in the conference:...

Protected the Paw: Panthers win ninth consecutive Little Big Game

November 9, 2017

On Nov. 4, the Burlingame High School Panthers and the San Mateo High School Bearcats went to head-to-head for the 90th Little Big Game. The Panthers came out on top, winning 20-10 and sealing their ninth straight win. ...

Clearing the smokescreen: a frank discussion on marijuana

Claire Hunt

November 6, 2017

San Mateo Union High School District held a discussion panel in the BHS theatre about the effects of marijuana and Proposition 64 on minors, specifically those in San Mateo County. This particular panel was focused on how Proposition...

Two Students on SoundCloud have over 100 followers

October 27, 2017

Two seniors, Jorge Ancheta and Jack Hirschmann, began posting music on SoundCloud about four months ago and have already racked up approximately 110 followers. They started out making music just to pass the time. Since then, Ancheta and ...

Five Guys adds shakes

Tyler Idema

October 27, 2017

In early October, a source closely connected to the Five Guys Burgers and Fries Burlingame location reported that Five Guys will be adding milkshakes to menu in the coming months. Other Five Guys restaurants around the United...

State legislature seeks to mandate later school start

Charlie Chapman

September 26, 2017

On February 13, 2017, California State Senator Anthony Portantino introduced Senate Bill 328, which amends the California Education Code to require middle and high schools to start no later than 8:30. The bill, which is co-authored...

Peninsula High School mandatory for students behind in credits

September 26, 2017

Peninsula High School's campus, meters away from cell phone towers, saw their enrollment fall during alternative school status Peninsula Alternative High School is ditching the “alternative” component of its name due t...

Burlingame Police Department to adopt body cameras by end of October

September 26, 2017

The Burlingame Police Department plans to implement the use of body cameras on all street officers by the end of October due to growing local and national concerns about police force. “We don’t have a problem with citiz...

Amid opposition, Trump moves forward with campaign promises

Charlie Chapman

February 13, 2017

Protesters in opposition to Trump's immigration executive order demonstrate in the San Francisco International Airport. In June 2015, Donald Trump spoke in the lobby of his New York tower and told a crowd of supporters and reporters...

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