Charlotte Seton Former Staff

Charlotte Seton is a senior and starting her second year at Bark. She is excited to continue reporting and be involved at Redwood. She loves fashion and is interning at the Fashion Ambassador Program at Nordstrom. She also loves to cook and hike the Marin Headlands in her free time!

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What NOT to do to get into the college of your dreams

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Think you know it all about the college application process? Well of course you do, since there is a whole industry devoted to it. Having recently applied to college myself, I was inundated with advice on what to do. Because these gurus did not share tips about what NOT to do, here are insights that […]


Talking about “firsts”

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In this series, the Bark’s Remarks talked about “firsts.” This series explores various experiences from the first time picking up a paintbrush to cage diving with sharks to getting a tattoo. You can find this podcast and more by visiting the Redwood Bark on Soundcloud.


Let’s deter from eating detergent

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It’s easy to see why the Tide Pod challenge is so popular—it’s funny! We laugh because we could never imagine that someone would actually eat a cleaning agent. The thought alone is incongruous and stomach-churning, but it has somehow spurred people’s imagination and become a huge social phenomenon. There have been many ridiculous social media-based […]


Next Generation Science Standards in place starting 2018

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The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) science curriculum will undergo significant changes starting this fall due to the new California-mandated implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The new standards will impact students’ science education requirements beginning with the class of 2022 and are already posing a challenge to Redwood science teachers. Redwood […]

Posters around Belvedere notifying residents of new disaster planning

Local communities fortify emergency planning after recent fires

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Local fire-fighting authorities, including Marin County Fire Chief Jason Weber and Tiburon Fire Chief Richard Pearce, are increasingly concerned about when—rather than if—a disaster similar to the North Bay wildfires will happen in Marin. Laurie Nilsen, Tiburon’s Emergency Services Coordinator, echoes this sentiment. “From what I’ve understood from the experts, it’s the same thing with […]

A call you want to answer: Las Chicas del Cable

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When my college applications asked me what my guilty pleasure was, I immediately responded “Las Chicas del Cable” (or “Cable Girls”), Netflix’s 2017 Spanish period drama that kept my eyes glued to the screen. The series is a treat for the eyes. The flattering clothing as well as the opulent decor and architecture make you […]

Una llamada que quieres contestar: Las Chicas del Cable

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Cuando mis aplicaciones para la universidad me preguntaron mi placer culposo, inmediatamente respondí “Cable Girls” (o “Las Chicas del Cable”), la drama de período de Netflix (2017) que mantuvo mis ojos pegados a la pantalla. El drama es acelerada, los platos de cines bonitos y los disfraces lujosos añadieron a la producción impresionante de la […]

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Best of 2017

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The Bark reviewed a collection of books, TV series, movies, albums and podcasts to top off 2017. To read the full story, click below.

Marin Comedy Show: Relieving stress through bountiful laughter

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You no longer have to go to San Francisco to see great standup comedy. I found this out by attending Trek Winery’s open mic comedy hour in Novato on Nov. 3.  The show was headlined by Steve Hytner, who played Kenny Bania on the hit TV show “Seinfeld.” Hytner’s performance brought down the house. While […]