The School Newspaper for California High School, San Ramon CA

In fair Vegas, a theatrical hit

Emma Hall, Staff Writer
May 5, 2016
Filed under Online Exclusive

Laura Woods’s rendition of the renowned love story, “Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare, proved itself to be righteous and entertaining. But it was a tad bit away from reaching perfection.Before the play started, sophomore Jordan Limesand and junior Laura Augustinsky were setting th... Read more »

‘Zootopia’ Review

Kaitlyn Martin, Staff Writer
March 31, 2016
Filed under A&E, Online Exclusive

It has been a long time since Disney has made a movie that has truly captivated an audience both young and old. The film “Zootopia” has made itself one of those movies that people remember for years to come.Released March 4, the animated film stars red fox Nick Wilde (voiced by Jason Bateman) ... Read more »

World’s Finest Review

Kaitlyn Martin, Staff Writer
March 29, 2016
Filed under A&E, Online Exclusive

Two worlds literally collided on Monday during the “Supergirl”’ and “The Flash” crossover hour-long special titled “Worlds Finest” on CBS.During this phenomenal television event, Barry Allen, aka The Flash (Grant Gustin) loses control of his ability to travel through the multiverse ... Read more »

District Danceathon for a Cause

Saif Khan, Staff Writer
January 29, 2016
Filed under News, Online Exclusive

Leadership is organizing a districtwide, ‘Danceathon’ fundraiser  that will take place on Saturday at the Cal-High event center. All proceeds from the dance will be donated in full to the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland (UCSF CHO).The event was thought of and planned by junior Drew Mccarthy who... Read more »

Thoughts at the Halfway Point

Kyle Tucker, Sports Editor
January 27, 2016
Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports

The defending world champions started their season hot, almost like the 2014-2015 season never ended, as they began the season 24-0.  This was due to Stephen Curry’s dazzling play as he averaged 32.1 points per game, making 78 of 181 attempted three pointers, for a three point percentage of 43... Read more »

Lousy Officiating a Common Sight in the NFL

Brendan Ogburn, Staff Writer
December 3, 2015
Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports

 As the 2015 NFL season approaches it’s final quarter, it’s safe to say that officiating has officially hit rock bottom. On the heels of a weekend ridden with botched calls and constant backlash from players and coaches, the NFL and its officiating department are left looking for answers. O... Read more »

Mediocrity Becoming Widespread in the NFL

Brendan Ogburn, Staff Writer
November 20, 2015
Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports

Let’s be completely honest here, the quality of play in the NFL this year has been nothing short of disappointing and incredibly mediocre all over. Yes, football is still king in American sports, with TV ratings through the roof on a consistent basis, but the 2015 campaign marks the first time in 25... Read more »

The Black Friday food chain

The Black Friday food chain

Ashley Aguado, Staff Writer
November 20, 2015
Filed under Online Exclusive, Opinion

Now that Halloween is over and you have enough candy to last you until next October, it is time to get excited for Thanksgiving! What's not to be of the only holidays where you have to be rolled out of the dining room, and where you have to travel many miles to see your once-a-year relatives, before r... Read more »

Poor writing and villains don’t Bond in ‘Spectre’

Poor writing and villains don’t Bond in ‘Spectre’

Hugo Suárez, Staff Writer
November 18, 2015
Filed under A&E, Online Exclusive

In this long-anticipated adaptation of Ian Flemming’s 007, “Spectre” stars Daniel Craig as the famous MI6 agent, James Bond, as he goes head-to-head with the titular criminal organization, Spectre.Created by Flemming in his original Bond novels, Spectre hasn’t been seen on film for almost 45... Read more »

Week 8: Raiders rollin’, 49ers fading

Brendan Ogburn, Staff Writer
November 5, 2015
Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports

Game Highlights: Lions @ Chiefs: Detroit continued their miserable season with a 45-10 blowout loss in London at the hands of the Chiefs. Kansas City quarterback Alex Smith threw for 145 yards and two touchdowns, and ran for 78 yards and a score. After falling to 1-7 on the year, Lions presi... Read more »