Browsing tag: Winter

SRHS Students Celebrate Hanukkah

Article and graphic by Yasmine Sarraf One of the holidays that takes place this season is Hanukkah, a Jewish celebration. Since the date of this holiday is determined by the Hebrew calendar, which is lunisolar, the date varies every year on the Gregorian calendar. Hanukkah takes place every year in November and/or December and lasts for eight days and eight nights. This year, it begins on the evening of November 28 and ends at nightfall on December 6. One of the general Hanukkah traditions includes lighting a Menorah. A

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Where to buy winter clothes

Article and graphic by Rubi Melo Since the arrival of winter, we’ve all been preparing for the cold, rainy weather by searching for comfortable clothes to wear. There’s never been a year when I’ve been prepared for winter weather right away. The first cold day comes around, I look in my closet and I only see tank tops, t-shirts and shorts; and all of a sudden I’m not prepared for the cold at all. For those who have a similar issue and need to know where in Santa Rosa to get quality, inexpensive clothes for Winter fast, I’ve got

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The 36th Annual Dickens Fair: A Complete Review

By Leilah Sterck The Dickens Fair is such an incredible event, and you can most definitely see that just by looking at all the work that the event workers have put into it. This year is the 36th year that the Dickens Fair has been going on is San Francisco in the Cow Palace. You can tell that they keep improving by a great extent every year! This event only happens once a year, from November 17th, to December 23rd. Even in this amount of time, many people come and join the festivities! The Dickens fair is about celebrating

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Stay Safe On the Road With These Winter Driving Tips

By Kaylee Rathkoy During the winter months, drivers have to face driving in unordinary weather conditions. Snow, slush or ice on roads are involved in nearly one in four weather-related vehicle accidents. Winter conditions impact many factors, as it makes it harder to see, slow down and stop. In Santa Rosa, there is no snow or slush, but as it gets very cold, black ice can start to form on the roads. [caption id="attachment_510" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo courtesy of Pixabay.com[/caption] Black ice is almost

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Ski season: tips on where to go

By Momo Mckamey As the cold weather approaches and snow starts to fall in the Sierras, it’s time to dig out those skis from the back of the garage and take a three and a half hour road trip to beautiful Tahoe, California. Tahoe has a variety of different resorts to choose from depending on your level of skiing and what type of skiing you’re interested in. The most common type of skiing, great for beginners, is casual alpine or downhill. Those who ski once or twice a season should consider renting skis to save money as

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