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Cruisers on Laurel

Cruisers on Laurel

Just in case you start seeing super short skateboards made of vinyl in eye-popping colors around San Carlos…. They’re called Stereo Vinyl Cruisers. Society Skate Shop on Laurel now carries them and owner Narbe Vagharshakian  likes them so much he even made his own video featuring the Cruiser right on Laurel.  (Yes, Narbe is that [...]

Update…and Question for Readers

Update…and Question for Readers

Dear Readers…Well, I’m back working in a newsroom. Full-time. And commuting to SF. Which means less time to devote to the Spy. Used to spend at least 5 hours a day researching, interviewing and writing…and loving every minute. Have held off making any sort of decision or announcement about the future of the Spy. At [...]

Meet San Carlos’ Very Own Cake Boss

Meet San Carlos’ Very Own Cake Boss

Seen those crazy, sculpted cakes featured on cable shows like Cake Boss? A baker who specializes in 3-D and custom cakes has quietly moved into San Carlos. Ken O’Neil is the owner of Cakewalk Creations. Its new home on the busy El Camino is the former Burrito Express. O’Neil, a graduate of the California Culinary [...]

Another Round for the Carlos Club?

Another Round for the Carlos Club?

The owner of the Carlos Club on El Camino wants to expand. San Carlos Police Chief Greg Rothaus is on the record. He does not approve. Rothaus sent a staff report to the city citing safety concerns. Mostly, he’s worried that the City of Good Living has way too many places serving alcohol compared to [...]

Pictures Really Don't Do It Justice!

Debut Night: Xmas on Eucalyptus (and about that Jeep)

Wow. David Newman’s two houses entered Disney electric light parade territory on Eucalyptus Avenue’s first night of holiday lights. While Newman is known for his wild and crazy light show, just down the street…there’s the house with the Jeep. Stephanie Moody says her family’s signature decoration was her husband’s inspiration five years ago. He jacked [...]

Christmas Stuff To Do in San Carlos

Christmas Stuff To Do in San Carlos

Friday, December 2nd: The Second Annual Night of Holiday Lights presented by SC Parks & Rec Dept. and The Chamber of Commerce. 5pm-8pm on Laurel Street between San Carlos Ave. & Arroyo; 6:30: Tree Lighting at intersection of Laurel & Cherry Mayor Andy Klein will be on hand to light the street and “encourage everyone [...]

One of Newman's Two Houses...the day-time version

An Amped Up Christmas on Eucalyptus

Here’s a prediction that can’t go wrong: Eucalyptus Avenue in San Carlos will deliver another shock-and-awe Christmas light show beginning tonight, December 1st.  Expect traffic and lots of blinking and jaw dropping. David Newman, who owns the two houses that arguably draw the most attention on the street, says he made some changes this holiday [...]

News Scout: Office Bar & Grill Employee Robbed at Knifepoint

News Scout: Office Bar & Grill Employee Robbed at Knifepoint

San Carlos Patch has the story of a restaurant employee at The Office Bar and Grill being robbed at knifepoint…way back on October 23rd in the early morning hours. Location: Eaton Avenue near Cowgill Alley. Click here to read article by Patch editor Kenny Porpora.  

The Nutcracker Production That Aims to Prevent Nod-Offs

The Nutcracker Production That Aims to Prevent Nod-Offs

Want the kids to see the Nutcracker but don’t want to shell out hundreds of bucks for tickets to catch a performance in San Francisco? You can watch a family-friendly production of the holiday classic that’s much more affordable in Redwood City this Friday, December 2nd at the historic Fox Theater. The ballet is condensed [...]

City Council Highlights: Style, a Lawsuit & Another Change for Fire?

City Council Highlights: Style, a Lawsuit & Another Change for Fire?

Who knew a style report might be in order for city council meetings? Since lamentably few citizens show up, all that style is completely wasted. So let’s start off with that,shall we? The LSS Style Report (and analysis) Mayor Andy Klein is letting his crew grow out, but not too long.  Hair length perfectly acceptable [...]

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