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The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

The pinnacle of Falcon journalism

The Pitch

A slice of Amelie’s house baked chilled chocolate layer cake. ($7.50)

New local French restaurant Amelie serves unique and eccentric dishes

Dylan Carson, Business Manager November 15, 2020

After seeing a line of people gather along the sidewalk behind the new restaurant Amelie night after night, I had to see what the excitement was about. Located in Fairfax, Amelie is a new French bistro...

Illustration depicting wildlife escaping the thick smoke of a wildfire.

Marin wildfires ravage local ecosystems, forcing wildlife to flee

Dominic Haggard November 4, 2020

“2020 could not get much worse,” is a phrase that has become commonplace among people everywhere, especially in the United States. As of Sept. 21, 2020, 27 wildfires raged throughout California, burning...

Louise Franz’s restaurant Pizzalina in the Red Hill Shopping Complex in San Anselmo.

Local businesses are forced to adapt to COVID-19 safety regulations

Henry Pratt, News Editor November 4, 2020

Across the United States, thousands of small businesses closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 49 percent of small businesses in San Francisco were temporarily closed as of September and some of them may...

Cars fill the Lagoon Park parking lot to watch The Comeback Trail on Oct. 12

Mill Valley Film Festival introduces drive-in movies

Dresden Calabrese, Business Manager November 3, 2020

For 43 years, the Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF) has opened its doors to present over 50 films to the public. This year from Oct. 8-18, the festival showcased movies from 40 different countries, ranging...

This is a piece of promotional material used by Paradox Interactive to promote the game “Crusader Kings III,” the recently released sequel to the fan favorite grand strategy game “Crusader Kings II.”

Crusader Kings 3 is a masterpiece with serious flaws

Jack Long October 29, 2020

“Crusader Kings 3” (CK3) was released by Paradox Interactive (Paradox) on Sept. 1, 2020, to a flood of praise from critics. The release was nothing short of spectacular. It is an incredible comeback...

Promotional material courtesy of Netflix

“Enola Holmes” breaks stereotypes and empowers young women

Samantha Parr, Editor-in-Chief October 28, 2020

Released by Netflix on Sept. 23, director Harry Bradbeer’s “Enola Holmes” follows the story of Sherlock Holmes’ teenage sister (Millie Bobby Brown) in her captivating journey of sleuthing adventures....

Students adapt to lockdown life and online learning at home

Lockdown forges stronger bonds between students and families

Orion Csizmadia-Zinnes October 13, 2020

Six months ago, California Governor Gavin Newsom ordered the state into lockdown for the COVID-19 pandemic, closing in-person schools and offices. Ever since, students and parents have had to get used...

Fire Captain Jenn Panko with her friends from the academy (back row from left to right: David Hoos, Jenn Panko, JD Madden; front row from left to right: Lucy Clark, Aurelio Perez, Doug Christain) when they got hired in 1997.

An in-depth look at the lives and experiences of female firefighters in Northern California

Alice Simenstad, Lifestyle Editor October 12, 2020

Roughly 4% of American career firefighters are women, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). While the fire service is male-dominated, many women across Northern California are working...

Illustration by Fiona Swan showing two first time voters conversing about the upcoming election.

First time voters eager to make an impact in 2020 presidential election

Avery Yudice, Website and Social Manager and Opinion Editor October 8, 2020

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. A day surrounded by emotions of all descriptions. This is the day when the first age group born after the catastrophic events of 9/11 will vote. This is the day when lives will...

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater Slides into 2020

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater Slides into 2020

Aler Giffin, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 6, 2020

“Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2” was released on Sep. 4 by Vicarious Visions Inc, a revolutionary remake compared to no other. The original pro skater video games were released in 1999 and 2000. The...

On Sept. 9, at the top of Stuyvesant Drive in Sleepy Hollow, smoke from local wildfires fills the sky.

Homeless population could take greatest hit as wildfire seasons intensify

Samantha Parr, Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2020

It’s wildfire season in California, which means months of hazardous air quality, evacuation orders, and new headline-worthy fires flaring up every week. The general population is advised to stay indoors...

Bare, charred trees stand along a trail in Inverness from the Mount Vision Fire in 1995 and the Woodward Fire.

The complicated reality behind fighting the Woodward Fire

Melissa Auchard and Emma Hamblett September 29, 2020

The Woodward Fire began on Aug. 18 when a strike of lightning ignited flames just south of the Woodward Trail. It is widely known that the fire has already burned nearly 5,000 acres with about 95 percent...

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