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The Sage Publication is the student news site of Sage Creek High School in Carlsbad, CA

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The Sage Publication is the student news site of Sage Creek High School in Carlsbad, CA

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The contrast between the center of Karlovy Vary (on the left) and Carlsbads downtown (on the right) is quite striking. Karlovy Vary boasts cobblestone streets designed for walking, while Carlsbads city center consists of asphalt roads filled with cars.

A Tale of Two Cities: Bridging the Gap between the Czech Republic and California

Jacob Dougherty, News and Features Editor Sep 25, 2023

After a short 30-minute drive to the San Diego airport, a 14-hour flight to Prague and a two-hour train ride into the Doupov mountains of the Czech Republic, one will arrive in the quaint town of Karlovy...

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What was previously darkened and barren land is now overwhelmed with greenery and bushes. Carlsbad’s protected land has become home to roughly 56 native plant species.

Earth Day Superbloom Astonishes Californians

Georgia Scherrer, Staff Reporter Apr 22, 2023

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Normal gasoline at a local 7/11 station in Encinitas sits just below $6. Although fuel generally costs more in California, prices in San Diego county are consistently even higher.

Gas Prices Drop 30 Cents from Last Week

Jacob Fletcher, News & Feature Editor Oct 27, 2022

For most Californians, owning a car is just a fact of life – and so is filling it with gas. Recently, however, getting gas has felt like even more of a chore due to California’s comparatively astronomical...

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Beautiful purple flowers bloom alongside the hedges of the Plant Power dining area. Plant Power grows flowers and plants around their establishment for all to marvel at.

Plant Power: Fueling the Future of Fast Food

Nadia Razzaq, News & Feature Editor Feb 22, 2022

Fast food that revolves around animal agriculture sparked concern for the minds behind Plant Power. In an effort to conserve water, land, energy and greenhouse gases, decreasing the intake of hamburger...

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On September 14, California’s gubernatorial election took place, where people could vote to recall governor Gavin Newsom. The election resulted in Newsom staying in office. But was this the right choice?

Newsom Recall

Lulu Horne and Leah Ertel Oct 11, 2021

The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the individual reporters and do not reflect the views of The Sage, Sage Creek High School, or Carlsbad School District.

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Students focus on their SAT. The tests are starting to fade away as many colleges and universities have stopped requiring SAT scores for admission.

Downfall of SAT Paves Way for Equity in Standardized Testing

Nancie Huang-Ball, Opinion Editor Oct 11, 2021

The SAT is slowly fading away as colleges drop the requirement to submit test scores for admission. With the University of California (UC) schools becoming test-blind and many colleges, including every...

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Pictured at a vaccination site, California’s governor, Gavin Newsom announces that he and legislators have agreed upon a stimulus package for Covid-19. The distribution of the Covid relief package however, is going to those who need it most first and then forth throughout the legible groups that can receive the stimulus check.

California Receives Crisis Stimulus Package

Kayley Teagle, Staff Reporter Feb 18, 2021

On Feb.17, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a new crisis stimulus package, 9.6 billion to help with economic recovery, aiding low income individuals and small businesses.   The package provides a $600...

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Above is a map depicting all 50 states and how they are voting. 2020 is one of the most controversial election years and as the votes roll in the map will be updated.

Election Day Results

Bella Niems, Web Editor-In-Chief Nov 3, 2020

On Nov. 7, 2020, the election results were considered final according to the associated press. Joe Biden took an overwhelming lead in the matter of 24 hours, declaring him the next president of the...

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A student heads to practice while passing a sign reinforcing social distancing on Oct. 13. Social distancing is one of the ten protocols to ensure on-campus safety.

On-Campus Activities: Will Bobcats Be Taking Part?

Nadia Razzaq, Business Manager Oct 26, 2020

On March 13, students said goodbye to teachers and friends, unsure of how long the pandemic would last. Adapting to online learning ensued with complaints of a lack of socialization and overwhelming...

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A Carlsbad restaurant creates a temporary patio in their parking lot, allowing extra suitable seating due to the coronavirus pandemic. Many businesses have been given the green light by local governments to temporarily expand into streets in order to replace their lost indoor space.

Carlsbad Village Business Scene Shifts as a Result of COVID-19 Restrictions

Jacob Fletcher, Staff Reporter Oct 14, 2020

With unprecedented times, comes widespread business struggles and debates like never seen before. Since March, COVID-19 has been sweeping across the nation and wreaking havoc on populated cities and dense...

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California steps forward to enforce strict rules upon vehicles that state agencies may buy as greenhouse gas emissions rise. There will be two changes: state agencies can’t buy cars solely powered by an internal combustion engine, and state agencies can only buy vehicles that adhere to CARB’s standards.

California Will Not Be Buying Gas-Powered Cars

Nancie Huang-Ball, Staff Reporter Dec 2, 2019

California State Government will not be buying gas-powered sedans, including Toyota and General Motors—all part of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration's effort to lower greenhouse gas emissions. The...

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Lilac Fire One Year Anniversary

Brady Caskey and Madison Young Dec 12, 2018

The Lilac Fires destroyed 157 structures and displaced thousands of residents during its 9 day burn in San Diego County. In the year since the devastating fire, San Diego County has established new precautions...

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