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In rush-hour traffic, a City Council candidate meets voters and talks issues

In rush-hour traffic, a City Council candidate meets voters and talks issues

Liza Mamedov-Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2018

Hours before polls closed, Los Altos Hills City Council Candidate Neil Ferrari stood in the road before Foothill College to attract voters by the curbside. “As long as you stay 100 feet away from the polling areas you can demonstrate. So I’m using my rights right now. I checked with the town to make su...

Proposition 11, promoted as a public safety measure, disguises a labor dispute

Proposition 11, promoted as a public safety measure, disguises a labor dispute

David Pitt, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Proposition 11 resurfaces a decades-long debate over labor conditions between emergency workers and medical response companies.

How to register to vote

How to register to vote

Logan Keifling and Script Staff

October 22, 2018

The deadline for voter registration in California is today, Oct. 22.

California Primaries: How We Voted

California Primaries: How We Voted

Devaki Dikshit, Managing Editor

October 21, 2018

On June 5, 2018, voters throughout California participated in the primary election. The votes decided the top two candidates for a variety of offices. Most notably, they confirmed the top two contenders for governor of California. Democrat Gavin Newsom, current lieutenant governor of California, snagged a spo...

Don’t Neglect June Elections

Don’t Neglect June Elections

Devaki Dikshit, Editor

May 8, 2018

Election day is fast approaching, with less than a month left for Californians to prepare for the first round of voting. Midterm year elections are often associated with November, but plenty of decisions are on the ballots much earlier. State and local propositions, as well as primary elections, are ...

How to Register to Vote

Logan Keifling, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

Though politics in 2016 was a defining theme of the year, the voter turnout of the election was staggeringly low. While there are a variety of culprits for this discrepancy between political involvement and actual turnout, one of the major reasons was that eligible voters — especially younger ones ...

Women’s March 2018: The Resistance Continues

Women’s March 2018: The Resistance Continues

Zahra Muzaffar and Aisha Chabane

January 28, 2018

An interactive multimedia experience outlining the events of Women's March in 4 cities in California.

Breaking: Foothill College Recertifies Eco Pass Program

Breaking: Foothill College Recertifies Eco Pass Program

Liza Turchinsky, Editor in Chief

November 16, 2017

Last week, Foothill College students took part in a referendum on the VTA Eco Pass program. Out of 758 voters, 68.8% approved fee increases in order to sustain the partnership between the Associated Students and the Valley Transit Authority. The initiative allows for unlimited rides on the VTA Lightrai...

Eco Pass Voting Guide

Eco Pass Voting Guide

Script Staff

November 7, 2017

With the voting on the continuation of Foothill's Eco Pass program now open -- and closing November ninth -- getting your ballot in is more important than ever. The process can seem daunting at first, but it’s surprisingly simple; below is a set of instructions detailing how to utilize your voice a...

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