The Californian

MLB playoffs are here

Andrew Sousa, Staff writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusive, Sports

The baseball postseason is here and the final four teams from the National and five teams from the American leagues are fighting for a spot in the 2018 World Series later this month. Without further ado, let’s dig into each postseason contender and see which ones will thrive, or strike out c...

Grizzlies host Monte Vista tonight in EBAL showdown

Cameron McKeon, Sports Editor

September 28, 2018


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The Grizzlies varsity football team faces off against Monte Vista tonight in the most crucial game thus far for each team this season. Cal and the Mustangs both come into tonight’s game with a 4-1 record overall, looking to edge one another in the early stages of league play. The home game for...

49ers, Raiders at wrong end of power rankings for local fans

Cameron McKeon

September 27, 2018


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A big thank you to the Bills for absolutely negating the claims I made about them last week. I suppose they won’t be sitting at the bottom of the rankings all year. Three weeks into NFL action and who expected the Patriots to be 1-2? The Dolphins to be 3-0? It seems as if the only team that has ...

49ers rise, Raiders drop in NFL power rankings

Cameron McKeon, Sports Editor

September 21, 2018


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Californian Sports Editor Cameron McKeon will be providing weekly rankings for all 32 NFL teams this season. With week 2 gone and Sunday quickly approaching, everybody has bought into the “Fitz-magic” and Patrick Mahomes hype. But how did their outstanding individual performances impact their tea...

NFL power rankings after Week 1

Cameron McKeon, Sports editor

September 13, 2018


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The NFL season is underway and week 1 had its fair share of surprising results. How does the Bucs 48-point outburst and Aaron Rodgers’ second half heroics impact the rest of the league? I ranked each NFL team from worst to best, taking into account opening results as well as general expectations. E...

Californian editor publishes book

Californian editor publishes book

Vidhima Shetty, Editor in chief

September 11, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusive

Recently, I had the opportunity to publish my first book, “An Adolescent’s Guide to ME/CFS.” What started as a newspaper article in The Californian two years ago led to a product that will hopefully educate one more person or patient about myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. ...

Cal on high alert after online threat

Cal on high alert after online threat

Vidhima Shetty, Editor in chief

September 6, 2018


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Thursday was a tense day for Cal High students and staff following an anonymous threat posted online on Wednesday afternoon that targeted the school. In an email the district sent Wednesday afternoon, parents were informed that the San Ramon police and FBI received an unverified report about an on...

‘Solo’ soars despite low expectations

Josh Ferrer, Staff writer

May 31, 2018


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Probably one of the most unexpected films of the year, “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” surpasses all of the solo Star Wars movie before it. The latest of the Star Wars franchise brings back the iconic character Han Solo from the original saga, as well as other from later films, while adding charact...

Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ breaks new ground

Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ breaks new ground

Luca Dickten, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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The biggest Marvel film of the year, “Avengers: Infinity War,” finally breaks free from the classic superhero story formula and lives up to all the hype associated with its $300-$400 million budget, the second-highest in film history. The main quipple with the most recent Marvel film, “Black Pant...

“National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” brings back laughs

“National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” brings back laughs

Mason Allen, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


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Christmas is here again and while some might enjoy spending time their typical American Family, I’d rather spend time the Griswalds, and their adventure doesn’t end at Wally World. That’s evident if you’ve seen the 1989 Classic "National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation" Starring Chevy Chase, Beverly...

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