The Californian

Where to score San Ramon’s best burger

Holden Curtis, Cameron Harris, Matt Martinez and Kevin Sablynski, Staff Writers

April 27, 2018


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Burgers are the staple of American cuisine. With empty stomachs and uninhibited intestines, four brave Californian reporters entered a place of both time and substance: The Taste Zone Disclaimer: We have reviewed four San Ramon burger locations that students enjoy to eat at. These reviews have been c...

Cal High’s Feminism Club encourages young women

Cal High’s Feminism Club encourages young women

Siena Sharpe, Assistant Editor

March 14, 2018


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Cal High’s Feminism Club is advocating for intersectionality among women and calls for a new light on the women’s movement.  Intersectional feminism is the understanding of how women’s overlapping identities – race, class, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation – impact how they...

Teacher of the Year Shanna Gagnon inspires students

Teacher of the Year Shanna Gagnon inspires students

Anne Syed, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


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Since her high school days, teacher Shanna Gagnon has always been involved in her community.  Recently being awarded the school district’s Teacher of the Year, Gagnon’s contribution to Cal High’s community has inspired students and teachers alike.  “She goes above and beyond to...

Eghosa Obaiza promotes gender equity

Eghosa Obaiza promotes gender equity

Alex Suehiro, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


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 It is widely accepted today that women in America always get the short end of the stick.  Feminism ranges anywhere from political and social movements to ideologies that go on the share one common goal: to establish the social equity of gender.  This also includes establishing educational...

Students can be involved politically

Students can be involved politically

Conan Maron, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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In today’s political environment, it often seems hard to keep up with the constant barrage of daily updates and instability of Washington, D.C.  Students also are living in a time where it is incredibly easy to get involved in politics. People might ask how an ordinary person like themselves...

Eighteen X’18 encourages awareness

Eighteen X’18 encourages awareness

Anne Syed, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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Former “Blackish” and now “Grownish” star Yara Shahidi launched  on Jan. 9 a story-telling initiative called Eighteen X‘18 to get legal teens involved in the upcoming midterm election in November.  “At the heart of it, Eighteen X‘18 is about education,” said  Día Bùi,...

One Dollar For Life raising funds for developing countries

One Dollar For Life raising funds for developing countries

Narges Torabi, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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One Dollar for Life (ODFL) is in its second year of being at Cal High and gives students an opportunity to improve the lives of the less fortunate. ODFL is a Non-Governmental Organization that helps fund and implement projects such as schools, water wells, irrigation systems, sanitary waste disposal,...

Holiday cooking with The Californian

December 18, 2017


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Spice Drops Dry Ingredients 1 cup white rice flour ½ cup sweet rice flour ¼ cup potato starch 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground black pepper ¼ teaspoon xanthan gum ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg ¼ teaspoon ground clov...

‘Home Alone’ remains classic

‘Home Alone’ remains classic

Matt Martinez, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017


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Nothing puts me in the Christmas spirit more than watching Joe Pesci threaten to eat an eight-year-old MaCaulay Culkin's fingers.             “Home Alone” is widely regarded as a holiday classic, and is constantly playing during the 25 Days...

‘Elf’ is full of fun

Siena Sharpe, Assistant Editor

December 18, 2017


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Elf is a family classic for all ages, because who doesn’t like seeing Will Ferrell in bright yellow tights and a neon-green elf hat? Buddy the Elf, played by Will Ferrell, is a human living in an elf world. When he was an infant, he crawled into Santa’s toy bag in an orphanage and has since been...

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